Leading intelligence experts Mark M. Lowenthal and Robert M. Clark bring you an all new, groundbreaking title. The Five Disciplines of Intelligence Collection describes, in non-technical terms, the definition, history, process, management, and future trends of each intelligence collection source (INT). Authoritative and non-polemical, this book is the perfect teaching tool for classes addressing various types of collection. Chapter authors are past or current senior practitioners of the INT they discuss, providing expert assessment of ways particular types of collection fit within the larger context of the U.S. Intelligence Community.
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About the Author
Mark M. Lowenthal has over forty-one years of experience in U.S. intelligence. He has served as the Assistant Director of Central Intelligence for Analysis and Production, Vice Chairman for Evaluation on the National Intelligence Council, staff director of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, office director and as a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the State Department's Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR), and Senior Specialist in U.S. Foreign Policy at the Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress. He is now the President and CEO of the Intelligence & Security Academy, an education and consulting firm. Dr. Lowenthal received his BA from Brooklyn College and his Ph D in history from Harvard University. He serves as an adjunct professor at the Johns Hopkins University; the National Intelligence University; and Sciences Po (Paris). He was an adjunct at Columbia University from 1993–2007.
Robert M. Clark currently is an independent consultant performing threat analyses for the U.S. Intelligence Community. He also develops and teaches intelligence graduate courses for Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland. He previously was a faculty member of the DNI’s Intelligence Community Officers’ Course and course director of the DNI’s Introduction to the Intelligence Community course.Dr. Clark, a USAF lieutenant colonel (retired), served as an electronics warfare officer and intelligence officer. At the CIA, he was a senior analyst and group chief responsible for developing analytic methodologies. He was cofounder and CEO of the Scientific and Technical Analysis Corporation, a privately held company serving the U.S. Intelligence Community. Clark holds an SB from MIT, a Ph D in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, and a JD from George Washington University. Beyond analyzing wicked intelligence issues, his passion is writing on the topic of intelligence. His books include Intelligence Analysis: A Target-Centric Approach (5th edition, 2016), The Technical Collection of Intelligence (2010), and Intelligence Collection (2014). He is co-author, with Dr. William Mitchell, of Target-Centric Network Modeling (2015); and co-editor, with Dr. Mark Lowenthal, of Intelligence Collection: The Five Disciplines (2015).
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction Some Important Definitions ReferencesChapter 2: Open Source Intelligence - Eliot A. Jardines Defining Open Source Intelligence History of OSINT How OSINT Is Managed Who Produces OSINT? International OSINT Private Sector OSINT Types of Targets OSINT Works Best Against Future Trends in OSINT References Chapter 3: HUMINT - Michael Althoff What It Is History How HUMINT is Managed Foreign Collectors of HUMINT Best Targets Future Trends References Chapter 4: Signals Intelligence: Continuing Evolution - William N. Nolte SIGINT: The Cryptologic Base From Morse Code to the First World War The First World War The Continued Evolution of SIGINT: The Interwar Years The Evolution of SIGINT: The Second World War SIGINT in the Cold War SIGINT: An Assessment The Information Revolutions and SIGINT: Computers, the Internet, and Cyber References Chapter 5: GEOINT - Darryl Murdock and Robert M. Clark GEOINT Defined A History of GEOINT GEOINT’s Main Attributes or Components How GEOINT is Managed International GEOINT The Types of Intelligence Targets Against Which it Works Best References Chapter 6: MASINT - John L. Morris and Robert M. Clark Introduction MASINT Defined A History of MASINT MASINT’s Main Sub-elements or Components How MASINT is Managed International MASINT The Types of Intelligence Targets Against Which MASINT Works Best References Chapter 7: Managing Collection References