Intelligence Analysis: How to Think in Complex Environments: How to Think in Complex Environments

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Intelligence Analysis: How to Think in Complex Environments fills a void in the existing literature on contemporary warfare by examining the theoretical and conceptual foundations of effective modern intelligence analysis—the type of analysis needed to support military operations in modern, complex operational environments. This volume is an expert guide for rethinking intelligence analysis and understanding the true nature of the operational environment, adversaries, and most importantly, the populace.

Intelligence Analysis proposes substantive improvements in the way the U.S. national security system interprets intelligence, drawing on the groundbreaking work of theorists ranging from Carl von Clauswitz and Sun Tzu to M. Mitchell Waldrop, General David Petraeus, Richards Heuer, Jr., Orson Scott Card, and others. The new ideas presented here will help the nation to amass a formidable, cumulative intelligence power, with distinct advantages over any and all adversaries of the future regardless of the level of war or type of operational environment.

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About the author

Wayne Michael Hall, PhD, is a retired U.S. Army Intelligence brigadier general.

Gary Citrenbaum is the president, chairman of the board, chief scientist, and CEO of System of Systems Analytics (SoSA) Corporation.

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ABC-CLIO
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Published on
Dec 22, 2009
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Pages
440
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ISBN
9780313382666
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English
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Genres
History / Military / Wars & Conflicts (Other)
Political Science / Comparative Politics
Political Science / Intelligence & Espionage
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