NATO OSINT Handbooks UPDATE 3

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2001

NATO

TrainingOSS & SACLANTNATO OSINT Handbook

2002

NATO

TrainingSACLANT & OSSNATO OSINT Reader

2002

NATO

TrainingSACLANTNATO Intelligence Exploitation of the Internet

For the record:  Robert Steele wrote 85% of the first, and provided 85% of the second from conference proceedings.  The third was done almost entirely by LCdr Andrew Chester, RN Canada.  The first NATO document was in turn based on Steele’s writing of the first DIA OSINT Handbook in 1996.

UPDATE 1:

BGen James Cox, CA (Ret) On the Record on Open Source Information versus Open Source Intelligence versus Secret Intelligence

NATO OSINT to OSE/M4IS2 Round-Up

UPDATE 2:

The below three images are the Past Performance report from NATO for the above and related other activities.

UPDATE 3:

The NATO OSINT Handbook was a distilled and refined version of the first official handbook that I did, for the Defense Intelligence Agency.  After doing the NATO OSINT Handbook (100% reduced to 85% after some excellent editing by Capt David Swain and LCdr Andrew Chester), I created the Special Operations Forces OSINT  Handbook in strawman form, for Col Ferd Irizarry, then Commander of the Army’s Civil Affairs Brigade.

Handbook: Open Source Intelligence Professional Handbook, Joint Military Intelligence Training Center, Defense Intelligence Agency, October 1996

2004 Special Operations Forces OSINT Handbook (Strawman)

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