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Intelligence Analysis

A Target-Centric Approach
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ISBN-13:
9781506316796
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Seiten:
448
Autor:
Robert M. Clark
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Adobe Digital Editions
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EPUB
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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Robert M. Clark’s
Intelligence Analysis: A Target-Centric Approach demonstrates that a collaborative, target-centric approach leads to sharper and more effective analysis, while better meeting the needs of the customer. Thoroughly revised to reflect the changes in the constantly shifting landscape of intelligence, the
Fifth Edition contains a new chapter that frames the nature of intelligence in 21st century conflict. The book also accounts for recent events such as the rise of ISIL and the conflict in Ukraine, and contains new examples throughout.  Clark’s practical information and insider perspective create the perfect resource for students and practitioners alike.
Robert M. Clark’s Intelligence Analysis: A Target-Centric Approach demonstrates that a collaborative, target-centric approach leads to sharper and more effective analysis, while better meeting the needs of the customer. Thoroughly revised to reflect the changes in the constantly shifting landscape of intelligence, the
Fifth Edition contains a new chapter that frames the nature of intelligence in 21st century conflict. The book also accounts for recent events such as the rise of ISIL and the conflict in Ukraine, and contains new examples throughout.  Clark’s practical information and insider perspective create the perfect resource for students and practitioners alike.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Why Intelligence Fails
What the Book Is About
Summary
Notes
Chapter 2: Intelligence in Twenty-First-Century Century Conflict
Nature of Twenty-First-Century Century Conflict
Tools of Conflict
The Conflict Spectrum
The Function of Intelligence
Summary
Notes
Part I: The Analysis Process
Chapter 3: The Intelligence Process
The Traditional Intelligence Cycle
Intelligence as a Target-Centric Process
The Target
Summary
Notes
Chapter 4: Defining the Intelligence Issue
Statement of the Issue
The Issue Definition Product
Issue Decomposition
Complex Issue Decomposition
Structured Analytic Methodologies for Issue Definition
Example: Defining the Counterintelligence Issue
Summary
Notes
Chapter 5: Conceptual Frameworks for Intelligence Analysis
Analytic Perspectives - PMESII
Modeling the Intelligence Target
Modeling Using PMESII
Using Models in Analysis
Summary
Notes
Chapter 6: Overview of Models in Intelligence
Creating a Conceptual Model
Textual Models
Mathematical Models
Visual Models
Advanced Target Models
Target Model Combinations
Alternative and Competitive Target Models
Summary
Notes
Chapter 7: Creating the Model
Existing Intelligence
Sources of New Raw Intelligence
Evaluating Evidence
Combining Evidence
Structured Augmentation
A Note About the Role of Information Technology
Summary
Notes
Chapter 8: Denial, Deception, and Signaling
Denial
Deception
Defense against D&D: Protecting Intelligence Sources and Methods
Higher Level Denial and Deception
Countering Denial and Deception
Signaling
Analytic Tradecraft in a World of Denial and Deception
Summary
Notes
Chapter 9: Systems Modeling and Analysis
Analyzing an Existing System: The Mujahedeen Insurgency
Analyzing a Developmental System: Methodology
Performance
Schedule
Risk
Cost
Operations Research
Summary
Notes
Chapter 10: Network Modeling and Analysis
Link Models
Network Models
Some Network Types
Modeling the Network
Analyzing the Network
Summary
Notes
Chapter 11: Geospatial and Temporal Modeling and Analysis
Static Geospatial Models
Temporal Models
Dynamic Geospatial Models
Summary
Notes
Part II: The Estimative Process
Chapter 12: Predictive Analysis
Introduction to Predictive Analysis
Convergent and Divergent Phenomena
The Estimative Approach
Summary
Notes
Chapter 13: Estimative Forces
Inertia
Countervailing Forces
Contamination
Synergy
Feedback
Unintended Consequences
Summary
Notes
Chapter 14: Scenarios
Why Use Scenarios?
Types of Scenarios
Scenario Perspectives
How to Construct Scenarios
Indicators and the Role of Intelligence
A Scenario Exercise: The Global Information Environment in 2020
Summary
Notes
Chapter 15: Simulation Modeling
Types of Simulations
Creating and Running a Simulation
Simulations Used in Intelligence Analysis
Decision Modeling and Simulation
Checking the Decision Model: Red Team Analysis
Summary
Notes
Part III: Systems and Network Views of Analysis
Chapter 16: A Systems View: Function
Intelligence Research
Current Intelligence
Indications and Warning
What Should an Intelligence Unit Produce?
Limits and Boundaries
The Pathology of Failures
Summary
Notes
Chapter 17: A Systems View: Process
Identify the Customer
Planning the Analysis Project
Managing Team Efforts
Preparing the Analytic Product
Reviewing the Analytic Product
Evaluating the Analytic Product
Summary
Notes
Chapter 18: A Systems View: Structure
Topical or Regional Structure?
The Analyst
Analytic Teams
Summary
Notes
Chapter 19: A Network View: The Customer
Overview of Customers
Analyst-Customer Interaction
Summary
Notes
Chapter 20: A Network View: The Collector
The U.S. Collection Management Problem
Interrelating the Issue and Target Model
Identifying Gaps
Developing the Collection Strategy
Planning for Future Collection: Filling the Long-Term Gaps
Executing Collection Strategies
Summary
Notes
Robert M. Clark's Intelligence Analysis: A Target-Centric Approach demonstrates that a collaborative, target-centric approach leads to sharper and more effective analysis, while better meeting the needs of the customer. Thoroughly revised to reflect the changes in the constantly shifting landscape of intelligence, the Fifth Edition contains a new chapter that frames the nature of intelligence in 21st century conflict. The book also accounts for recent events such as the rise of ISIL and the conflict in Ukraine, and contains new examples throughout. Clark's practical information and insider perspective create the perfect resource for students and practitioners alike.

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