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Fixing Intelligence | Intelligence Analysis and Reporting

His main proposals are to make the director of central intelligence completely independent of the CIA, to improve capacities for intelligence to support military operations, and to have a separate manager for each of the “collection disciplines”...
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Intelligence and Policy in an Era of Transparency

In common with most other areas of human activity, the world of intelligence has been profoundly affected by the revolution in Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs). Intelligence agencies have to add value to the policy-making process in a world that is now awash with information and in which secrecy is ever harder to sustain, with the result that intelligence has come close to the surface of policy-making than ever before. Most nation states now have intelligence collection capabilities that were once the preserve of a few intelligence powers, as do many non-state groups. In this ever more crowded and contested environment, what steps must the US intelligence community and its major liaison partners take to maintain a strategic edge? And how must they ensure that existing intelligence structures and capabilities are fit for purpose while managing public expectations at the same time? Dr Gregory Treverton, Chairman of the National Intelligence Council, and Nigel Inkster, Director of Transnational Threats and Political Risk at the IISS, address these and other questions...

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War News Updates: A Major U.S. Intelligence Failure On Ukraine

On Thursday night, the best assessment from the U.S. intelligence community—and for that matter most experts observing events in Ukraine—was that Vladimir Putin's military would not invade Ukraine. Less than 24 hours ...
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The spies, the lies — and attack from the sky | STARpod US

The spies, the lies — and attack from the sky | STARpod US | national intelligence failure | Scoop.it
The methods for detecting and then warning of surprise attack that the U.S. government had so painstakingly developed in the decades after Pearl Harbor did not fail; instead, they were not really tried.
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The what if's of Iraq - Los Angeles Times

The what if's of Iraq - Los Angeles Times | national intelligence failure | Scoop.it
Los Angeles Times The what if's of Iraq Los Angeles Times Another crucial bit of misinformation marked the start of the U.S.-led attack: Intelligence agencies reported that Hussein and his sons were hiding in a bunker beneath the Dora Farms palace...
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Review: Trading Secrets: Spies and Intelligence in an Age of Terror ...

Review: Trading Secrets: Spies and Intelligence in an Age of Terror ... | national intelligence failure | Scoop.it
I enjoyed this book, and particularly enjoyed the rather clever the way the author is able to say some pretty devastating things about intelligence failures in a rather bland manner. ...
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The Osama bin Laden Myth: Full text of September 2001 Pakistani ...

The Osama bin Laden Myth: Full text of September 2001 Pakistani ... | national intelligence failure | Scoop.it
The interview below with Osama bin Laden was conducted by the Karachi, Pakistan, daily newspaper, Ummat and published on September 28, 2001, 17 days after the alleged, but unsubstantiated, al Qaeda attack of September 11, ...
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Erik Dahl Part 4: Database of Thwarted Terror Plots

Dr. Erik Dahl describes the database he compiled of domestic terrorist attacks that the government stopped. His research included over 100 terror plots by a ...
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Why did our intelligence fail to foresee Putin's ... - Legal Insurrection

Why did our intelligence fail to foresee Putin's ... - Legal Insurrection | national intelligence failure | Scoop.it
... of National Intelligence, and CIA spokesman Todd Ebitz, who both made statements to the effect that the US intelligence community “included warnings of possible scenarios for a Russian military intervention in Ukraine.
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Canadian intelligence caught off guard by Arab Spring: government report - Macleans.ca

Canadian intelligence caught off guard by Arab Spring: government report - Macleans.ca | national intelligence failure | Scoop.it
Canadian intelligence caught off guard by Arab Spring: government report Macleans.ca “Failure to do so may set the stage for future Arab Spring-type strategic surprises.” The potential implications of the gaps in Canadian intelligence aren't...
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The Roots of Terror: FBI's Fingerprints All Over the Boston Bombings - Center for Research on Globalization

The Roots of Terror: FBI's Fingerprints All Over the Boston Bombings - Center for Research on Globalization | national intelligence failure | Scoop.it
TIME The Roots of Terror: FBI's Fingerprints All Over the Boston Bombings Center for Research on Globalization Ostensibly the greatest intelligence failure in the history of the United States, neither 9/11 nor the hearings that followed it resulted...
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The Iraq War Ten Years After: Declassified Documents Show Failed ...

The Iraq War Ten Years After: Declassified Documents Show Failed ... | national intelligence failure | Scoop.it
This After Action Report was an interagency product assisted by the departments of defense and state, as well as the National Security Council, and the Central Intelligence Agency, among others. It presented ...
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Open Source Intelligence (Strategic) – Utilidad OSINT (Estrategico ...

Open Source Intelligence (Strategic) – Utilidad OSINT (Estrategico ... | national intelligence failure | Scoop.it
In failing to meet the mandate to inform policy, acquisition, operations, and logistics, secret intelligence has contributed to the “50 Year Wound”[viii] and failed to stimulate a redirection of national investments from military capabilities to...
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Pearl Harbor was NOT a Surprise Attack - part 8 of 8

Sacrifice at Pearl Harbor: BBC Documentary: "...everything that the Japanese were planning to do was known to the United States..." ARMY BOARD, 1944... Presi...
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