Reshaping National Intelligence for an Age of Information / Edition 1

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Overview

"In this study, Gregory Treverton, former Vice Chair of the National Intelligence Council and Senate investigator, offers his insider's view on how intelligence gathering and analysis must change. He suggests why intelligence needs to be both contrarian, leaning against the conventional wisdom, and attentive to the longer term, leaning against the shrinking time horizons of Washington policy makers. He urges that the solving of intelligence puzzles taps expertise outside government - in the academy, think tanks, and Wall Street - to make these parties full colleagues and co-consumers of intelligence, befitting the changed role of government from doer to convener, mediator, and coalition-builder."--BOOK JACKET.
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"This is a 'must-read' book for every senior official in American intelligence agencies and for their policy and congressional overseers. Provocative and replete with evaluations and recommendations that will be highly controversial among intelligence officers, Reshaping National Intelligence offers a comprehensive blueprint for restructuring U.S. intelligence for the post-cold war world, a restructuring the author persuasively argues is essential as tactical military requirements multiply, decision-makers are inundated with publicly available information of varying reliability, and traditional secret intelligence sources no longer shed light on many contemporary issues of importance." Robert M. Gates, Pacific Council on International Policy, Former Deputy Director of CIA —
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521533492
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/2003
  • Series: RAND Studies in Policy Analysis Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 266
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Note on sources
1 The imperative of reshaping 1
2 The world of intelligence beyond 2010 20
3 The militarization of intelligence 62
4 Designated readers: the open source revolution 93
5 Spying, looking, and catching criminals 136
6 The intelligence of policy 177
7 A reshaped intelligence 216
Index 257
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