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Introduction to Intelligence Studies Global Security After the Cold War Minh A. Luong Brown University – INTL1280/PS1410 © 2010 Minh A. Luong, All Rights Reserved 1 1 Introduction to Intelligence Studies Global Security After the Cold War Political Science 1410 International Relations 1280 Minh A. Luong <[email protected]> © 2010 Minh A. Luong, All Rights Reserved 2 Presidential Executive Order 12333 "Timely and accurate information about the activities, capabilities, plans, and intentions of foreign powers, organizations, and persons and their agents, is essential to the national security of the United States. All reasonable and lawful means must be used to ensure that the United States will receive the best intelligence available." Executive Order 12333 (4 December 1981) © 2010 Minh A. Luong, All Rights Reserved 3 Intelligence works to reveal By definition, intelligence deals with the unclear, the unknown, the deliberately hidden. What the enemies of the United States hope to deny, we work to reveal. George J. Tenet Former Director of Central Intelligence © 2010 Minh A. Luong, All Rights Reserved 4 What is Intelligence? Intelligence is… A body of evidence and the conclusions drawn there from that is acquired and furnished in response to the known or perceived requirements of consumers. It is often derived from information that is concealed or not intended to be available for use by the acquirer. © 2010 Minh A. Luong, All Rights Reserved 5 Processing Intelligence Intelligence comes in Raw and goes out Finished The Intelligence Community deals with both classified and unclassified information. Its analysts produce finished intelligence by analyzing, evaluating, interpreting, and integrating such information ( raw intelligence ) from various sources. © 2010 Minh A. Luong, All Rights Reserved 6 From Raw to Finished
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Introduction to Intelligence Studies Global Security After the Cold War Minh A. Luong Brown University – INTL1280/PS1410 © 2010 Minh A. Luong, All Rights Reserved 2 © 2010 Minh A. Luong, All Rights Reserved 7 Global reach; domestic limitations US Persons and Intelligence Executive Order 12333 focuses activities of the IC almost exclusively on the capabilities, intentions and activities of foreign powers, organizations, or persons and their agents. The Community is authorized to collect, retain or disseminate information concerning US persons only in very limited circumstances, for example, if there is reason to believe that a person is involved in espionage or international terrorism. © 2010 Minh A. Luong, All Rights Reserved 8 Classification of intelligence data Intelligence, as well as other official information, sometimes requires – in the interest of national security – a specific degree of protection against unauthorized disclosure, coupled with a designation signifying that such a requirement exists. The designation is termed a Security
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