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This is a classic, and it bears mention that the Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) revolution began in the US military.  Here is the human in the loop essence that no computer can create. USDI and D/DIA have chosen to ignore their responsibility for OSINT despite General Tony Zinni’s clear cut statement that all that they do now provides “at best” 4% of a commander’s needs; General Mike Flynn’s documentation of the “irrelevance” of US intelligence in Afghanistan, and the still standing requirements from the Aspin-Brown Commission and others to make OSINT a “top priority” for funding and a “top priority” for DCI (today DNI) attention.

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Graphic: Dumb Organizations

Graphic: Smart Nations

Graphic: Four Forces After Next with IO

Robert Garigue & Robert Steele: From Old IO to New IO

Journal: Reflections on Integrity

Newt Gingrich, Vice-President for Global Engagement–Waging Peace

2009 DoD OSINT Leadership and Staff Briefings

Search: The Future of OSINT [is M4IS2-Multinational]

Military OSINT Handbooks (16)

Military Archives on Public Intelligence (1992-2006)

1995 Simmons (US) Open Source Intelligence: An Examination of Its Exploitation in the Defense Intelligence Community

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