The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the U.S. Government, tasked with gathering, processing and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT). As one of the principal members of the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC), the CIA reports to the Director of National Intelligence and is primarily focused on providing intelligence for the President and his Cabinet.
Unlike the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), which is a domestic security service, CIA has no law enforcement function and is mainly focused on overseas intelligence gathering, with only limited domestic collection. Though it is not the only U.S. government agency specializing in HUMINT, CIA serves as the national manager for coordination and deconfliction of HUMINT activities across the entire intelligence community. Moreover, CIA is the only agency authorized by law to carry out and oversee covert action on behalf of the President, unless the President determines that another agency is better suited for carrying out such action.
CIA is one of the organizations that investigates the dangerous Shadaloo and tries to bring it down, with many agents perishing during investigations.
Smalt Raven (スマルト・レイヴン Sumaruto Reivun?) is an ace spy that was investigating Shadaloo before the events of Street Fighter IV. During his investigation, he located Balrog and Vega, confirming that they survived the destruction of the Shadaloo base in Street Fighter Alpha 3. He later located a Shadaloo hideout, where he is killed by M. Bison.
S. Raven is a mysterious man, not much being known about him. It is believed he was from C.I.A., and he has a special combat suit that apparently was able to discharge azure electricity. His hairstyle resembles a raven, and he was seen wearing a blue shirt while disguised.
Richard Burgman (リチャード・バーグマン?) is the public relations officer for the CIA seen in Q's ending from Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike. In his report regarding Q, he states that the CIA is unable to make any official comment on the existance of the subject.
Juliana and DavidEdit
Juliana (ジュリアン?) and David (デビッド?) are two CIA agents seen in Q's ending from Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike. Juliana is a raven-haired woman, while David is an African-American man. Juliana noticed that a man with trench coat and mask (Q) was present in several cases and shows it to Richard and David, resulting on CIA starting to investigate him as a key witness from the events.
Ortega is a minor character from Street Fighter II V. He is the director of CIA.