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Analyzing Intelligence: Origins, Obstacles, and Innovations

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589012394
  • Publisher: Georgetown University Press
  • Publication date: 4/9/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 562,839
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction Intelligence Analysis - The Emergence of a Discipline James B. Bruce Bruce, James B. Roger Z. George George, Roger Z. 1

Pt. 1 The Analytic Tradition

1 The Evolution of Intelligence Analysis John H. Hedley Hedley, John H. 19

2 The Track Record: CIA Analysis from 1950 to 2000 Richard J. Kerr Kerr, Richard J. 35

3 Is Intelligence Analysis a Discipline? Rebecca Fisher Fisher, Rebecca Rob Johnston Johnston, Rob 55

Pt. 2 The Policy-Analyst Relationship

4 Serving the National Policymaker John McLaughlin McLaughlin, John 71

5 The Policymaker's Perspective: Transparency and Partnership James B. Steinberg Steinberg, James B. 82

6 Intelligence Analysis: Between "Politicization" and Irrelevance Gregory F. Treverton Treverton, Gregory F. 91

Pt. 3 Enduring Challenges

7 The Art of Strategy and Intelligence Roger Z. George George, Roger Z. 107

8 Foreign Denial and Deception: Analytical Imperatives James B. Bruce Bruce, James B. Michael Bennett Bennett, Michael 122

9 U.S. Military Intelligence Analysis: Old and New Challenges David Thomas Thomas, David 138

Pt. 4 Diagnosis and Prescription

10 Why Bad Things Happen to Good Analysts Jack Davis Davis, Jack 157

11 Making Analysis More Reliable: Why Epistemology Matters to Intelligence James B. Bruce Bruce, James B. 171

12 The Missing Link: The Analyst-Collector Relationship James B. Bruce Bruce, James B. 191

Pt. 5 Leading Analytic Change

13 Managing Analysis in the Information Age John C. Gannon Gannon, John C. 213

14 Intelligence in Transition: Analysis after September 11 and Iraq Mark M. Lowenthal Lowenthal, Mark M. 226

15 The New Analysis Carmen A. Medina Medina, Carmen A.238

Pt. 6 New Frontiers of Analysis

16 Computer-Aided Analysis of Competing Hypotheses Richards J. Heuer, Jr. Heuer, Richards J., Jr. 251

17 Predictive Warning: Teams, Networks, and Scientific Method Timothy J. Smith Smith, Timothy J. 266

18 Homeland Security Intelligence: Rationale, Requirements, and Current Status Bruce Berkowitz Berkowitz, Bruce 281

Conclusion: The Age of Analysis Roger Z. George George, Roger Z. James B. Bruce Bruce, James B. 295

Glossary of Analysis Terms 309

Contributors 321

Index 325

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