SPECIAL: The Death of Clandestine HUMINT in the Digital Age

ROBERT STEELE: Afer nine years as a spy including three back-to-back tours overseas with five times the regional recruiting and production record, in 1988 I conceptualized the modern discipline of Open Source Intelligence (OSINT). In 1993 Alvin Toffler built a chapter around me, “The Future of the Spy” and called me “the rival store” but …

Patrick Cockburn: Saudi Arabia Drone Attack Changes Global Warfare — and US IC Either Has No HUMINT, IMINT, or SIGINT on Iran Or US IC Was Part of a Joint Israel Saudi Arabia False Flag Action

The drone attacks in Saudi Arabia have changed the nature of global warfare On the morning of 14 September, 18 drones and seven cruise missiles – all cheap and unsophisticated compared to modern military aircraft – disabled half of Saudi Arabia’s crude oil production and raised the world price of oil by 20 per cent. …

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HUMAN INTELLIGENCE (HUMINT): As with many other definitions, this one has been abjectly corrupted by over two centuries of government emphasis on secret sources & methods to the exclusion of proper stewardship of education, open source intelligence, and research.  HUMINT is any process that relies on a human mind to collect, process, and convert data …