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National Intelligence Strategy of the United States By Director of National Intelligence
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A reprint of the 2005 National Intelligence Strategy of the United States, as originally released by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
National Intelligence Strategy of the United States By Director of National Intelligence
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A reprint of the 2005 National Intelligence Strategy of the United States, as originally released by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
Curing Analytic Pathologies: Pathways to Improved Intelligence Analysis By Central Intelligence Agency
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As a result of a number of analytic projects for different intelligence agencies, a major focus of my work during the past several years has involved examining the practice of analysis within the US... More > Intelligence Community. This study was prompted by a growing conviction—shared by others, to be sure—that improving the analytic products delivered by Intelligence Community components had to begin with a critical and thorough appraisal of the way those products are created. A conversation with a physicist friend in 2002 had triggered thoughts on several basic differences between the practice of science and intelligence analysis. Shortly thereafter, an invitation to give a seminar on intelligence analysis at Stanford University led me to prepare a briefing entitled “Intelligence and Warning: Analytic Pathologies,” which focused on a diagnosis of the problems highlighted by recent intelligence failures.< Less
The KUBARK Manual of Counter-Intelligence Interrogation By Central Intelligence Agency
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In 1963 a CIA program known as KUBARK created the Manual of Counter-Intelligence Interrogation for dissemination to its operatives. The manual contains detailed instructions on interrogating people... More > who may have vital information, such as captured operatives. Using modern behavioral psychology the manual takes the operative step-by-step through the entire process of establishing and conducting counter-intelligence interrogation operations, from legal and policy considerations to selecting the right interrogator, to defining the personality types of those to be interrogated (and thus choosing the right approach for each individual) to "coercive" methods for extracting information from un-cooperative subjects. A fascinating document that is as valid today as it was forty years ago - perhaps one of the most important pieces of applied behavioral psychology ever created, and only begins to reveal the dark side of intelligence gathering interrogation operations such as today’s Rendition program.< Less
The KUBARK Manual of Counter-Intelligence Interrogation By Central Intelligence Agency
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In 1963 a CIA program known as KUBARK created the Manual of Counter-Intelligence Interrogation for dissemination to its operatives. The manual contains detailed instructions on interrogating people... More > who may have vital information, such as captured operatives. Using modern behavioral psychology the manual takes the operative step-by-step through the entire process of establishing and conducting counter-intelligence interrogation operations, from legal and policy considerations to selecting the right interrogator, to defining the personality types of those to be interrogated (and thus choosing the right approach for each individual) to "coercive" methods for extracting information from un-cooperative subjects. A fascinating document that is as valid today as it was forty years ago - perhaps one of the most important pieces of applied behavioral psychology ever created, and only begins to reveal the dark side of intelligence gathering interrogation operations such as today’s Rendition program.< Less
The KUBARK Field Manual of Counter-Intelligence Interrogation By Central Intelligence Agency
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A Field version of the (in)famous manual on interrogation, originally created by the CIA. A smaller size than the original for enhanced portability, with ring-binding for long-term durability. The... More > manual contains detailed instructions on interrogation. Using modern behavioral psychology the manual takes the operative step-by-step through the entire process of establishing and conducting counter-intelligence interrogation operations, including "coercive" methods for extracting information from un-cooperative subjects. A fascinating document that is as valid today as it was forty years ago - perhaps one of the most important pieces of applied behavioral psychology ever created, and only begins to reveal the dark side of intelligence gathering interrogation operations such as today’s Rendition program.< Less
A Tradecraft Primer: Structured Analytic Techniques for Improving Intelligence Analysis By Center for the Study of Intelligence
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This primer highlights structured analytic techniques-some widely used in the private sector and academia, some unique to the intelligence profession. It is not a comprehensive overview of how... More > intelligence officers conduct analysis. Rather, the primer highlights how structured analytic techniques can help one challenge judgments, identify mental mindsets, stimulate creativity, and manage uncertainty. In short, incorporating regular use of techniques such as these can enable one to structure thinking for wrestling with difficult questions. Originally published by the CIA in color. Previously available online only as an e-file.< Less
Learning With Professionals: Selected Works from the Joint Military Intelligence College By Joint Military Intelligence College
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Learning With Professionals: Selected Works from the Joint Military Intelligence College is a collection of writings by present or former faculty and students at the Joint Military Intelligence... More > College. The purpose of the book is to provide an academic resource for students, teachers, and practitioners of intelligence. The growth of the field as an academic discipline has been accompanied by a growth in its body of literature, and some of the most significant writings have come from a center of excellence in the field, the Joint Military Intelligence College. Those presented here represent a cross section of subdisciplines, some with a very timely element, some timeless.This product has been reviewed by senior experts from academia and government, and has been approved for unrestricted distribution by the Directorate for Freedom of Information and Security Review, Washington Headquarters Services, Department of Defense.< Less
Psychological Operations in Guerrilla Warfare By Central Intelligence Agency
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Originally written by the Central Intelligence Agency and distributed to the Contra's in South America this manual details how to apply Psych-War concepts, tactics and strategy in an asymmetrical... More > (4th Generation Warfare) insurgency/guerrilla war.< Less
The CIA Document of Human Manipulation: Kubark Counterintelligence Interrogation Manual By by The Central Intelligence Agency
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Released by the Freedom of Information Act. This document is a thorough description of how the CIA recommends interrogating a subject. To get the information that is needed there is nothing withheld... More > short of torture. For example in "Threats and Fears," the CIA authors note that "the threat of coercion usually weakens or destroys resistance more effectively than coercion itself. The threat to inflict pain, for example, can trigger fears more damaging than the immediate sensation of pain." Under the subheading "Pain," the guidelines discuss the theories behind various thresholds of pain, and recommend that a subject's "resistance is likelier to be sapped by pain which he seems to inflict upon himself" such rather than by direct torture. The report suggests forcing the detainee to stand at attention for long periods of time. A section on sensory deprivations suggests imprisoning detainees in rooms without sensory stimuli of any kind, "in a cell which has no light," for example.< Less