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Peacekeeping Intelligence

New Players, Extended Boundaries, 1st Edition

Edited by David Carment, Martin Rudner


246 pages

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This is a new evaluation of the role, dynamics and challenges of intelligence in peacekeeping activities and its place in a much wider social, economic and political context.

It assesses the role of coalition forces, law enforcement agencies, development institutions, and non-governmental organisations who have become partners in peace support activities.

Peacekeeping Intelligence (PKI) is a new form of intelligence stressing predominantly open sources of information used to create Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), and that demands multi-lateral sharing of intelligence at all levels. Unlike national intelligence, which emphasizes spies, satellites, and secrecy, PKI brings together many aspects of intelligence gathering including the media and NGOs. It seeks to establish standards in open source collection, analysis, security, counterintelligence and training and produces unclassified intelligence useful to the public. The challenges facing peacekeeping intelligence are increasingly entwined with questions of arms control, commercial interests, international crime, and ethnic conflict.

This book will be of great interest to all students and scholars of military and security studies, intelligence and peacekeeping.

Table of Contents

Patrick Cammaert: Preface

1. David Carment, Martin Rudner and Rachel Heide: Introduction: Peacekeeping Intelligence: New Players and Extended Boundaries

Part I - Peacekeeping and its Intelligence Requirements

2. Robert Martyn: Beyond the Next Bound: The Future of Military Intelligence in Peace Support Operations

3. Michael Hennessy: A Reading Of Tea Leaves – Toward a Framework for Modern PKI

4. Matthew Aid : SIGINT And Peacekeeping: The Untapped Intelligence Resource

5. George Kolisnek: C4ISR and Peacekeeping

Part II - Evolution of Intelligence in Multinational Peacekeeping Missions

6. Walter Dorn: Intelligence at UN Headquarters? The Information and Research (I&R) Unit and the Intervention in Eastern Zaire (1996)

7. Paul Mitchell: International Anarchy and Coalition Interoperability in High Tech Environments

8. Chris Ankersen: Peacekeeping Intelligence and Civil Society: Is CIMIC the missing link?

Part III - New Elements of Intelligence Analysis

9. Eric Berman: Field Research on Small Arms and Its Importance for Peace Operations: A Practitioner’s View

10. Douglas Bond and Patrick Meier: Peacekeeping Intelligence for the Stakeholders: An Underutilized Open Source Resource

11. Chris Penny: Just Peacekeeping: Managing the Relationship between Peacekeeping Intelligence and the Prevention and Punishment of International Crimes

12. Angela Gendron: Ethical Issues: Peacekeeping and Intelligence

13. Robert Heibel, Tamal Bhattacharya and Kristan J. Wheaton: Enabling Intelligence in Peacekeeping: Laying the Groundwork for Effective Education and Training

14. Robert Grossmann-Vermass A Bridge too Far?: The Theory and Practice of the Effects-Based Concept and the Multinational Inter-Agency Role

About the Series

Studies in Intelligence

The growing interest in intelligence activities and the opening of hitherto closed archives since the end of the Cold War has stimulated this series of scholarly monographs, wartime memoirs and edited collections. With contributions from leading academics and prominent members of the intelligence community, this series has quickly become the leading forum for the academic study of intelligence.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Military / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / International Security