Answers on OSINT for India 4 – OSINT & Military

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Sir, This link (http://www.oss.net/dynamaster/file_archive/040320/fb893cded51d5ff6145f06c39a3d5094/OSS1997-02-33.pdf) is not working. [Steele, Robert. “Open Source Intelligence: What Is It? Why Is It Important to the Military?,” in Loch K. Johnson and James J. Wirtz (eds.), Strategic Intelligence: Windows into a Secret World, NC: Roxbury, 2004, pp. 112-119.]

Dear Colleague,

OSS.net is a dead website at this time, we scrapped it and transferred the contents — over 8,000 pages  from over 800 contributors — to

https://phibetaiota.net

and my own work to

Home

The particular item you seek is easily found by searching either website for the article title:

At Phi Beta Iota:

1997 Open Source Intelligence: What Is It? Why Is It Important to the Military?

At Robert David Steele under Publications, Books & Derivatives, Chapters:

Steele, Robert. “Open Source Intelligence: What Is It? Why Is It Important to the Military?,” in Loch K. Johnson and James J. Wirtz (eds.), Strategic Intelligence: Windows into a Secret World, NC: Roxbury, 2004, pp. 112-119.

I must emphasize that the starting point for “meta” understanding is here:

Smart Nation Vision – By Invitation

The core reference, in Kindle and in Print, that consolidates the best of my writings over 30 years, is here:

PRINT: Steele, Robert, REINVENTING INTELLIGENCE: 30 Years in the Wilderness (Trump Revolution 46) (Amazon CreateSpace, Earth Intelligence Network, 2019).

KINDLE: Steele, Robert, REINVENTING INTELLIGENCE: 30 Years in  the Wilderness (Trump Revolution Book 46) (Amazon Kindle, Earth Intelligence Network, December 2019).

FREE ONLINE: None; individual items online.

The core handbook and most of the military-oriented material are at these links:

NATO OSINT Handbooks UPDATE 3

NATO OSINT to OSE/M4IS2 Round-Up 2.0

Reference: M4IS2 OSINT UN NATO Site and Book Lists

Reference: M4IS2 OSINT UN NATO Search List Alpha

If you want to walk for 30 years in my shoes start at the bottom of each of the below groupings of my work:

To understand the history of opposition and the valuable work of others:

You should also consider browsing with searches at Phi Beta Iota, for example:

I just checked and all my full text online at Phi Beta Iota is readable in Google Hindi and Google Punjabi — not the best, but enough for those who have not mastered English to form some ideas of their own.

With best wishes always,

Robert

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