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Analyzing intelligence : origins, obstacles, and innovations

Author: Roger Z George; James B Bruce; Georgetown University. Center for Peace and Security Studies.
Publisher: Washington D.C. : Georgetown University, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an assessment of the state of intelligence analysis since 9/11. This book includes a critique of why it has under-performed at times. It provides insights regarding the enduring obstacles as well as challenges of analysis in the post-9/11 world, and suggests ideas for improved analytical methods, training, and structured approaches.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Z George; James B Bruce; Georgetown University. Center for Peace and Security Studies.
ISBN: 9781589012011 1589012011
OCLC Number: 163593735
Description: xi, 340 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: Intelligence analysis--the Emergence of a Discipline / James B. Bruce and Roger Z. George --
The analytic tradition --
The evolution of intelligence analysis / John H. Hedley --
The track record: CIA analysis from 1950-2000 / Richard J. Kerr --
Is intelligence analysis a discipline? / Rebecca Fisher and Rob Johnston --
The policy-analysis relationship --
Serving the national policymaker / John McLaughlin --
The policymaker's perspective: transparency and partnership / James B. Steinberg --
Intelligence analysis: between "politicization" and irrelevance / Gregory F. Treverton --
Enduring challenges --
The art of strategy and analysis / Roger Z. George --
Foreign denial and deception: analytical perspectives / James B. Bruce and Michael Bennett --
U.S. military intelligence analysis: old and new challenges / David Thomas --
Diagnosis and prescription --
Why bad things happen to good analysts / Jack Davis --
Making analysis more reliable: why epistemology matters to intelligence / James B. Bruce --
The missing link: the analyst-collector relationship / James B. Bruce --
Leading analytic change --
Managing analysis in the information age / John C. Gannon --
Intelligence in transition: analysis after September 11 and Iraq / Mark M. Lowenthal --
The new analysis / Carmen A. Medina --
New frontiers of analysis --
Computer-aided analysis of competing hypotheses / Richards J. Heuer, Jr. --
Predictive warning: teams, networks, and scientific method / Timothy J. Smith --
Homeland Security intelligence: rationale, requirements, and current status / Bruce Berkowitz --
Conclusion: the age of analysis / Roger Z. George and James B. Bruce --
Glossary of analytic terms --
Contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: Roger Z. George, James B. Bruce, editors ; in cooperation with the Center for Peace and Security Studies, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

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