The U.S. Intelligence Community

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  • Edition: 6th
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  • Copyright: 2011-07-26
  • Publisher: Westview Pr

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The role of intelligence in U.S. government operations has changed dramatically and is now more critical than ever to domestic security and foreign policy. This authoritative and highly researched book provides a detailed overview of America#x19;s vast intelligence empire-its organizations, its operations (from spies on the ground to satellites thousands of miles in space), and its management structure. Relying on a multitude of sources, including hundreds of official documents, author Jeffrey T. Richelson provides an up-to-date picture of the US intelligence community that will allow students to understand the full scope of organizations and activities and give valuable support to policymakers and military operations. Fully revised throughout, the sixth edition of this definitive book includes new material on intelligence organization, foreign and domestic intelligence collection and analysis, covert action, and cooperation with foreign intelligence services.

Author Biography

Jeffrey T. Richelson received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Rochester. A senior fellow at the National Security Archive in Washington, Richelson has authored numerous works on intelligence, spying, and weapons of mass destruction, including The Wizards of Langley: Inside the CIA's Directorate of Science and Technology and Spying on the Bomb: American Nuclear Intelligence from Nazi Germany to Iran and North Korea.

Table of Contents

List of Tables, Figures, and Photosp. xi
Prefacep. xv
Intelligencep. 1
Intelligencep. 2
The Intelligence Cyclep. 4
Types of Intelligencep. 5
Targetsp. 7
The Utility of Intelligencep. 9
The Intelligence Communityp. 13
Notesp. 14
National Intelligence Organizationsp. 17
Central Intelligence Agencyp. 17
National Security Agencyp. 30
National Reconnaissance Officep. 36
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agencyp. 42
Notesp. 47
Defense Department Intelligence: The Defense Intelligence Agencyp. 57
History and Current Charterp. 57
Organizational Overviewp. 61
Defense Counterintelligence and HUMINT Centerp. 62
Directorate for MASINT and Technical Collectionp. 67
Directorate for Analysisp. 68
Directorate for Intelligence, J2p. 72
National Media Exploitation Centerp. 73
Defense Intelligence Operations Coordination Centerp. 73
Notesp. 74
Military Service Intelligence Organizationsp. 79
Army Intelligence Organizationsp. 80
Navy Intelligence Organizationsp. 85
Air Force Intelligence Organizationsp. 89
Marine Corps Intelligence Organizationsp. 100
Coast Guard Intelligence Organizationsp. 102
Notesp. 104
Unified Command Intelligence Organizationsp. 110
Africa Commandp. 113
Central Commandp. 114
European Commandp. 115
Joint Forces Commandp. 118
Northern Commandp. 119
Pacific Commandp. 122
Southern Commandp. 123
U.S. Special Operations Commandp. 124
U.S. Strategic Commandp. 129
Transportation Commandp. 130
Notesp. 132
Civilian Intelligence Organizationsp. 138
Department of State Intelligencep. 138
Department of Energy Intelligencep. 141
Department of Homeland Security Intelligencep. 145
Department of Treasury Intelligencep. 148
Federal Bureau of Investigationp. 150
Drug Enforcement Administration Intelligencep. 156
Notesp. 159
Imagery Collection, Processing, Exploitation, and Disseminationp. 169
Collectionp. 171
Processing and Exploitationp. 187
Disseminationp. 191
Notesp. 194
Signals Intelligencep. 203
Space Collectionp. 208
Airborne Collectionp. 215
Ground Stationsp. 222
Embassy and Consular Intercept Sitesp. 224
Surface Shipsp. 226
Underseas Collectionp. 227
Notesp. 229
Measurement and Signature Intelligencep. 240
Space Collectionp. 241
Airborne Collectionp. 247
Ground Collectionp. 251
Seaborne Collectionp. 257
Undersea Collectionp. 259
Notesp. 262
Space Surveillancep. 270
Dedicated SSN Sensorsp. 273
Collateral SSN Sensorsp. 277
Contributing SSN Sensorsp. 279
Additional Space Surveillance Capabilitiesp. 282
Notesp. 284
Human Intelligencep. 292
Officers and Diplomatsp. 294
Agents and Assetsp. 297
Defectors and Émigrésp. 303
Detainees and POWsp. 307
Travelersp. 312
Notesp. 314
Open Sources, Technical Surveillance and Emplaced Sensors, and Document and Materiel Exploitationp. 321
Open Sourcesp. 322
Technical Surveillance and Emplaced Sensorsp. 330
Document Exploirationp. 334
Materiel Exploitationp. 336
Notesp. 340
Cooperation with Foreign Servicesp. 347
Five Eyesp. 348
Australiap. 352
Canadap. 353
Germanyp. 356
Israelp. 357
Joint Terrorism Intelligence Centersp. 361
Jordanp. 361
Mexicop. 362
Pakistanp. 363
United Kingdomp. 363
The United Nations and International Atomic Energy Agencyp. 365
Notesp. 366
Analysisp. 373
Analystsp. 373
Analytical Techniquesp. 374
Categories of Intelligence Productsp. 375
Current Intelligencep. 376
Warning Intelligencep. 382
Estimatesp. 383
Reports and Studiesp. 386
Periodicalsp. 389
Leadership Profilesp. 390
Reference Documents and Databasesp. 393
Domestic Intelligence Analysisp. 397
Notesp. 400
Counterintelligencep. 409
Targetsp. 410
Collectionp. 413
Evaluation of Defectorsp. 417
Research and Analysisp. 420
Disruption and Neutralizationp. 423
Notesp. 425
Covert Actionp. 431
Afghanistanp. 434
GSTp. 436
Iranp. 438
Pakistanp. 439
Serbiap. 441
Somaliap. 441
Yemenp. 443
Notesp. 444
Managing National Intelligencep. 463
The President and the National Security Councilp. 464
The Director of National Intelligencep. 468
National Intelligence Boardp. 470
Joint Intelligence Community Councilp. 470
Intelligence Community Executive Committeep. 472
Program Manager Groupp. 472
National Intelligence Programp. 472
National Intelligence Councilp. 473
National Counterterrorism Centerp. 476
National Counterproliferation Centerp. 478
National Counterintelligence Policy Boardp. 480
National Counterintelligence Executivep. 480
National Counterintelligence Coordination-Centerp. 480
Intelligence Community Directivesp. 481
DNI Committeesp. 482
Notesp. 487
Managing Defense Intelligencep. 493
The USD (I)p. 493
Defense Intelligence Executive Board (DIEB)p. 495
Military Intelligence Programp. 495
Military Intelligence Boardp. 497
Defense Counterintelligence Boardp. 500
Directives, Instructions, and DTMsp. 500
Notesp. 501
Managing Intelligence Collection, Covert Action, and Information Accessp. 504
Managing Satellite Imagingp. 504
Managing SIGINTp. 506
Managing Sensitive Reconnaissance Missionsp. 513
Managing MASINTp. 514
Managing HUMINTp. 516
Manging Covert Actionp. 522
Managing Information Accessp. 524
Notesp. 531
U.S. Intelligence in the Twenty-First Centuryp. 538
What Is the Intelligence Community?p. 539
Changing Targets and Technologiesp. 541
Outside the Intelligence Communityp. 543
Final Thoughtsp. 546
Notesp. 547
Acronymsp. 549
Indexp. 563
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