1992 National Intelligence Council: Open Source Task Force–A Vision for the Future

Director of National Intelligence et al (IC), Historic Contributions, History of Opposition

1992 was a good year.  Everyone tried to do the right thing, but the forces of passive aggressive opposition were over-whelming.  Within the military, only the U.S. Marine Corps took this seriiously, and within the U.S. Intelligence Community (more like an archipelago) only the Defense Intelligence Agency–and within that agency only one man, Paul Wallner, took this seriously.  Everywhere we went, “nice to have, not invented here, certainly not interested in redirecting funds” was the refrain.  Below is a decent effort by decent people.

First Real Effort
First Real Effort