The military intelligence co11111unity is one of the most misunderstood and maligned facets of the U.S. government. To much of the American public, intelligence means an organization of James Bonds, sophisticated, super-individualists, John Waynes who live slightly beyond the law. To others, military intelligence is considered as a constant threat to American democracy, a danger that must be contained and minimized.

part 1|36 pages

The Organization

chapter 1|11 pages

The Intelligence Community

ByJack E. Thomas

chapter 2|22 pages

The Defense Intelligence Community

ByJ. Thompson Strong

part 2|50 pages


chapter 3|16 pages

Signals Intelligence

ByDavid L. Christianson

chapter 4|16 pages

Human Source Intelligence

ByJack E. Thomas

chapter 5|16 pages

Imagery Intelligence

ByStephen S. Beitler

part 3|122 pages


chapter 6|9 pages

The Crucial Manager

ByAlan R. Goldman

chapter 7|18 pages

Basic Intelligence

ByStephen J. Andriole

chapter 8|11 pages

Current Intelligence

ByE. Luther Johnson

chapter 9|15 pages

Estimative Intelligence

ByG. Paul Holman

chapter 10|4 pages

Scientific and Technical Intelligence

ByBernard J. Grundy

chapter 11|20 pages

Principles of Warning Intelligence

ByTimothy M. Laur

chapter 12|27 pages

Counterintelligence and Combatting Terrorism

ByStephen S. Beitler

chapter 13|12 pages

Basic Communications Skills for the Intelligence Analyst

ByGerald W. Hopple

part 4|77 pages

The Issues

chapter 14|13 pages

Ethics and Intelligence

ByMalcolm Wallop

chapter 15|19 pages

Law and Intelligence

ByMorton H. Halperin

chapter 16|20 pages

The Intelligence Community and the News Media

ByGeorge H. Quester

chapter 17|21 pages

Congressional Oversight: Form and Substance

ByGary J. Schmitt

part 5|7 pages


chapter 18|5 pages

The Future of the Intelligence Community

ByBruce W. Watson