Selection of Past Work – Intelligence Reports

Reports, Memorandums, Case Studies, Discussions, and Analyses


Topics:

Intelligence

Security

Terrorism

Politics / Law


Date Range:

September, 2013 – January, 2014


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Mexican Drug Cartels and the Government’s Response – OSINT Report – September, 2013

Analysis and Collection: Indications and Warnings – Report – September, 2013

The Constitution: Personal Meaning – Short Discussion – September, 2013

OSINT in Modern Intelligence Collection – Report – September, 2013

The Role of Surprise in Intelligence Collection – Report – September, 2013

Future Trends in Collections Methods: Land, Sea, & Air – Report – September, 2013

Cognitive Errors in the Intelligence Community – Report – September, 2013

Practices of Good Analysts – Report – September, 2013

Groupthink Explained and Exemplified – Report – September, 2013

Bureaucratic Politics and Organizational Dynamics: Analysis and Decision-Making – Report – September, 2013

Crisis and Decision-Making – Report – September, 2013

The Application of Psychology to Understand Intelligence Threat Assessments – Report – September, 2013

Blame, Responsibility, and Attribution Errors – Report – October, 2013

Evolution of Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Since the 1990s – Report – October, 2013

Operation Iraqi Freedom: Success or Failure? – Report – October, 2013

Open Source Intelligence (OSINT): Key Issues – Report – October, 2013

Over-emphasizing SIGINT, IMINT, and Cyber Collection: Under-valuing HUMINT – Report – October, 2013

Computer Network Operations: USA Defense Against Cyber Network Attack and Exploitation – Report – October, 2013

Evolution of USA Intelligence Community: Cold War to Present Day – Report – October, 2013

Legal and Policy Issues: Post 9/11 – Report – October, 2013

Intelligence Reform: Issues & Future Impact – Report – October, 2013

Iraq and Syria: Two Sides of the Same Coin? – Report – October, 2013

Covert Action – When is it Most Appropriate? – Report – October, 2013

Berlin Tunnel & Bay of Pigs: Analysis of Failures – Case Analysis Report – October, 2013

Covert Action: Advantages and Risks – Report – October, 2013

The Nature of Truth: Threat Analysis – Report – October, 2013

Policy Purpose in Case Studies – Critical for Success? – Report – October, 2013

Lower-Level Analysts: Three Greatest Hurdles to Timely Action – Report – October, 2013

Mara Salvatrucha 13 (MS-13): Structure, Function, & Process – Case Analysis Report – October, 2013

Reliance on Technology: Problem Area for USA Interests – Report – November, 2013

Operation Mincemeat: World War II – Report – November, 2013

National Counterintelligence Strategy: How Does it Frame Key Priorities? – Report – November, 2013

Denial of Service / Attacks Against Adversary Websites: Analysis – Report – November, 2013

Considering Behavior of Terrorists: Predictive Analysis – Report – November, 2013

Motives and Social Identity – Report – November, 2013

Imminent Threats: Next Decade – Report – November, 2013

Transnational Organized Crime Groups: Similarities and Differences – Report – November, 2013

Human Trafficking: A Security, Economic, and Political Threat – Report – November, 2013

What Makes Money Laundering A Difficult Crime to Detect, Investigate, and Prosecute – Report – November, 2013

One of the Greatest Impediments to Interdicting Transnational Crime and Narcotics Used to Support Terrorists’ Efforts – Reports – November, 2013

Categorization and Attitudes: Ayman al-Zawahiri – Report – November, 2013

Johnny Adair: Study of Behavior to Examine Groupthink and Escalation of Commitment – Report – November, 2013

Nationalism: Adolf Hitler and Abdullah Ocalan – Report – November, 2013

Deindividuation: Latin American Groups – Report – November, 2013

Appropriate Role of the USA and Allied Governments in Addressing Illicit Narcotics Trafficking – Report – November, 2013

What Facilitates Successful Illicit Narcotics Trafficking in Source and Transit Nations: Cultural, Environmental, Political, and Economic Factors – Report – December, 2013

Covert Action: Realistic Expectations and Goals – Report – December, 2013

Case Analysis: Iranian Hostage Crisis & Aldrich Ames – Case Analysis Report – December, 2013

Bashar al-Assad – Coup or Total Elimination: Assessment – Case Analysis Report – December, 2013

World War II Denial and Deception Operations: Operation Mincemeat – Report – December, 2013

The Role of Policymakers in Threat Analysis – Report – December, 2013

Biases in Intelligence Agencies – Report & Brief Case Analysis – December, 2013

Profiling from a Distance & Systematically Studying Personality: Is it Possible? – Report – December, 2013

Leaders: Unit of Analysis – Report – December, 2013

Psychoanalytic Psychobiography in a Leadership Profile – Report – December, 2013

Operational Code to Study Political Leaders – Report – December, 2013

At-a-Distance Trait Analysis – Report – December, 2013

At-a-Distance Profiling: Motive Imagery – Report – December, 2013

Integrative Complexity & High/Low Self-Monitor – Report – December, 2013

Authoritarian Personality: Strengths and Weaknesses – Report – December, 2013

Narcotics Trafficking: Social and Political Response is Justified in Light of Other Transnational Crimes Against Humanity? – Report – December, 2013

Afghanistan and Central Asia: Transnational Crime and Narcotics Issues – Report – December, 2013

Intelligence and Law Enforcement: Countering Transnational Illicit Narcotics Trafficking Threats to the USA – Report – December, 2013

Cyber Crime: A Lucrative Criminal Venture – Report – December, 2013

Transnational Crime, Narcotics, and Terrorism Finance – Report – December, 2013

Course of Action: Stabilizing Security in Afghanistan/Central Asia – Report – December, 2013

Policy Change: Countering Transnational Crime and Illicit Narcotics Trafficking – Report – December, 2013

The Ever Changing World in Which We Live: A Review of Joel Brenner’s Book – America the Vulnerable – Brief Book Review – December, 2013

Legal Issues: Cyber Operations / Cyber Intelligence Activities – Report – December, 2013

Personal Analysis: Intelligence Priorities – Cyber Issues as Important as Terrorism – Report – December, 2013

Attribution: Estonia Case Study – Brief Case Analysis Report – December, 2013

The Military’s Role in Defending Computer Networks and Executive Offensive Attacks – Report – December, 2013

Personality, Beliefs, and Identity in the Study of Individuals – Report – December, 2013

Profiling: Hezbollah – Case Analysis Report – December, 2013

Conformity in Terrorist Groups – Report – December, 2013

Propaganda: Northern Ireland, Hamas, Hezbollah, and the Shining Path – Case Analysis Report – December, 2013

Mad Dog Adair: Motives, Social Identity, Attitudes, & Egocentric Bias – Report – December, 2013

Propaganda as a Psychological Tool – Report – December, 2013

Social Psychological Concepts: Northern Ireland – Report – December, 2013

Psychological Variables in Understanding Terrorism – Report – December, 2013

Course of Action: Hypothetical “Denial of Service (DoS)” Attack – Memorandum – January, 2014

Computer Network Exploitation, Computer Network Defense, and Computer Network Attack – Report – January, 2014

Challenges of Attribution – Report – January, 2014

Social Networks and Cyber Intelligence Techniques – Report – January, 2014

No Current Cyber-War? – Report – January, 2014

Finalizing a Policy Structure for Authorities in the Cyber Arena – Report – January, 2014