1st Edition

Intelligence Analysis and Assessment

Edited By David Charters, Stuart Farson, Glenn P. Hastedt Copyright 1996
    240 Pages
    by Routledge

    236 Pages
    by Routledge

    These essays cover: assessment systems now in place in Britain, the USA, Germany and Australia; the bureaucratic dynamics of analysis and assessment; the changing ground in intelligence; and the impact of new technologies and modes of communication on intelligence gathering and analysis.

    Introduction: shifting paradigms and shifting gears - a perspective on why there is no post-Cold War intelligence agenda, Alan E. Goodman. National assessment systems: assessment machinery - British and American models, Michael Herman; the US Government's experience with intelligence analyses - pluses and minuses, Harold P. Ford; the German analysis and assessment system, Harald Nielsen; national intelligence assessment - Australia's experience, A.D. McLennan. The producer/user interface: American presidents and their intelligence communities, Christopher Andrew; organizational politics and the development of Britain's intelligence producer/consumer interface, Philip H.J. Davies; intelligence analyst/manager relations at the CIA, John A. Gentry. New analytical priorities: proliferation and arms control, Paula L. Scalingi; analysis and assessment for peacekeeping operations, Sir David Ramsbotham; security intelligence, the national interest and the global environment, Simon Dalby. The open source revolution: intelligence analysis in the age of electronic dissemination, Peter Sharfman; private enterprise intelligence - its potential contribution to national security, Robert David Steele.


    Charters, David; Farson, Stuart; Hastedt, Glenn P.