The U.S. Intelligence Community

Editor/Author Richelson, Jeffrey T.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Westview Press

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ISBN: 978-0-81-334918-3
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 120
Book Status: Available
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This authoritative and highly researched book written by Jeffrey T. Richelson provides a detailed overview of America's vast intelligence empire, from its organizations and operations to its management structure. Drawing from a multitude of sources, including hundreds of official documents, The US Intelligence Community allows students to understand the full scope of intelligence organizations and activities, and gives valuable support to policymakers and military operations.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • Preface
  • 1 INTELLIGENCE
  • Intelligence Activities
  • The Intelligence Cycle
  • Varieties of Finished Intelligence
  • Targets
  • The Utility of Intelligence
  • The Intelligence Community
  • 2 NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE ORGANIZATIONS
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • National Security Agency
  • Special Collection Service
  • National Reconnaissance Office
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • National Underwater Reconnaissance Office
  • 3 DEFENSE DEPARTMENT INTELLIGENCE: THE DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
  • History and Current Charter
  • Overview
  • Directorate for Operations
  • Directorate for Science and Technology
  • Directorate for Analysis
  • Regional Centers
  • Directorate for Intelligence
  • National Media Exploitation Center
  • 4 MILITARY SERVICE INTELLIGENCE ORGANIZATIONS
  • Army Intelligence Organizations
  • Navy Intelligence Organizations
  • Air Force Intelligence Organizations
  • Marine Corps Intelligence Organizations
  • Coast Guard Intelligence Organizations
  • 5 CIVILIAN DEPARTMENTAL INTELLIGENCE ORGANIZATIONS
  • Department of State Intelligence
  • Department of Energy Intelligence
  • Department of the Treasury Intelligence
  • Department of Homeland Security Intelligence
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Drug Enforcement Administration Intelligence
  • 6 UNIFIED COMMAND INTELLIGENCE ORGANIZATIONS
  • Africa Command
  • Central Command
  • European Command
  • Northern Command
  • Pacific Command
  • Southern Command
  • U.S. Special Operations Command
  • Strategic Command
  • Transportation Command
  • 7 GEOSPATIAL INTELLIGENCE COLLECTION, PROCESSING, EXPLOITATION, AND DISSEMINATION
  • Collection
  • Processing and Exploitation
  • Dissemination
  • 8 SIGNALS INTELLIGENCE AND CYBER COLLECTION
  • Targets
  • Space Collection
  • Airborne Collection
  • Ground-Based Remote Collection
  • Embassy and Consular Intercept Sites
  • Clandestine SIGINT
  • RAMPART, MUSCULAR, and PRISM
  • Surface Ships
  • Underwater Collection
  • 9 MEASUREMENT AND SIGNATURE INTELLIGENCE
  • Space Collection
  • Airborne Collection
  • Ground Collection
  • Seaborne Collection
  • Undersea Collection
  • 10 SPACE SURVEILLANCE
  • Dedicated SSN Sensors
  • Collateral Sensors
  • Contributing SSN Sensors
  • Additional Space Surveillance Capabilities
  • 11 HUMAN INTELLIGENCE
  • Officers and Diplomats
  • Agents and Assets
  • Defectors and Émigrés
  • Detainees and POWs
  • Travelers and DOD Personnel
  • 12 OPEN SOURCES, SITE EXPLOITATION, AND FOREIGN MATERIEL ACQUISITION
  • Open Sources
  • Site Exploitation
  • Foreign Materiel Acquisition
  • 13 COOPERATION WITH FOREIGN SERVICES
  • Geospatial Intelligence Cooperation
  • Signals Intelligence Cooperation
  • Measurement and Signature Intelligence Cooperation
  • Space Surveillance Cooperation
  • Human Intelligence Cooperation
  • Open Source Intelligence Cooperation
  • Counterterrorism Cooperation
  • Counternarctotics Cooperation
  • Analysis and Data Exchange
  • 14 ANALYSIS
  • Analysts
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Current Intelligence
  • Warning Intelligence
  • Estimates
  • Reports and Studies
  • Leadership Profiles
  • Reference Documents and Databases
  • Domestic Intelligence Analysis
  • 15 COUNTERINTELLIGENCE
  • The Foreign Intelligence Threat
  • Investigations
  • Collection
  • Evaluation of Defectors and Agents
  • Research, Analysis, and Production
  • Disruption and Neutralization
  • CI Functional Services
  • 16 COVERT ACTION
  • Afghanistan
  • GREYSTONE
  • Iran
  • Libya
  • Pakistan
  • Somalia
  • Syria
  • Yemen
  • 17 MANAGING NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE
  • The President, the National Security Council, and the President's Intelligence Advisory Board
  • Director of National Intelligence and Deputies
  • Committees, Boards, and Councils
  • Intelligence Community Directives
  • National Intelligence Program
  • National Intelligence Management Council
  • National Intelligence Council
  • National Counterterrorism Center
  • National Counterproliferation Center
  • National Counterintelligence and Security Center
  • Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center
  • 18 MANAGING DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE
  • The USD (I)
  • Military Intelligence Program
  • The Military Intelligence Board and Defense Intelligence Space Threat Committee
  • Defense Warning Council
  • Defense Open Source Council
  • JCS Reconnaissance Operations Division
  • Defense Intelligence Officers
  • DOD and Service Directives and Instructions
  • 19 MANAGING INTELLIGENCE COLLECTION, COVERT ACTION, AND INFORMATION ACCESS
  • Managing Satellite Imaging
  • Managing SIGINT
  • Managing HUMINT
  • Managing Covert Action
  • Managing Information Access
  • 20 ISSUES
  • Spying All Over the World
  • Fighting Terror
  • Bulk Collection
  • Secrecy, Transparency, and Leaks
  • Congressional Oversight
  • A Government-Wide Problem
  • Acronyms and Abbreviations