The military intelligence co11111unity is one of the most misunderstood and maligned facets of the U.S. government. To much of the American public, intelligence means an organization of James Bonds, sophisticated, super-individualists, John Waynes who live slightly beyond the law. To others, military intelligence is considered as a constant threat to American democracy, a danger that must be contained and minimized.
Table of Contents
List of Tables and Figures -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- PART 1 - THE ORGANIZATION -- 1. THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY by Jack E. Thomas -- 2. THE DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY by J. Thompson Strong -- PART 2 - COLLECTION -- 3. SIGNALS INTELLIGENCE by David L. Christianson -- 4. HUMAN SOURCE INTELLIGENCE by Jack E. Thomas -- 5. IMAGERY INTELLIGENCE by Stephen S. Beitler -- PART 3 - ANALYSIS -- 6. THE CRUCIAL MANAGER by Alan R. Goldman -- 7. BASIC INTELLIGENCE by Stephen J. Andriole -- 8. CURRENT INTELLIGENCE by E. Luther Johnson -- 9. ESTIMATIVE INTELLIGENCE by G. Paul Holman, Jr -- 10. SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL INTELLIGENCE by Bernard J. Grundy -- 11. PRINCIPLES OF WARNING INTELLIGENCE by Timothy M. Laur -- 12. COUNTERINTELLIGENCE AND COMBATTING TERRORISM by Stephen S. Beitler -- 13. BASIC COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS FOR THE INTELLIGENCE ANALYST by Gerald W. Hopple -- PART 4 - THE ISSUES -- 14. ETHICS AND INTELLIGENCE by Malcolm Wallop -- 15. LAW AND INTELLIGENCE by Morton H. Halperin -- 16. THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY AND THE NEWS MEDIA by George H. Quester -- 17. CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT: FORM AND SUBSTANCE by Gary J. Schmitt -- PART 5 - SUMMARY -- 18. THE FUTURE OF THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY by Bruce W. Watson -- About the Editors and Contributors.
Gerald W. Hopple was formerly a senior analyst at Defense Systems, Inc. Naval Commander Bruce W. Watson is a faculty member at the Defense Intelligence College and an adjunct professor in the Russian Area Studies Program at Georgetown University.