Graphic: OSINT and Missing Information

Advanced Cyber/IO, Balance, Capabilities-Force Structure, Collection, Earth Orientation, ICT-IT, Languages-Translation, Leadership-Integrity, Multinational Plus, Strategy-Holistic Coherence

The philosophical and leadership issue that has not been seriously addressed within the US and many other secret intelligence communities is this: are we in the business of secrets for the Presidet or are we in the business of informing statecraft at all levels?  Until we have a political and policy leadership that demands the latter, our policies will continue to be uninformed and disengaged from the larger reality that will never, ever, ignore us.