Rob Dover & Robert Steele: Intelligence and National Strategy? Rethinking Intelligence – Seven Barriers to Reform

PDF (15 Pages): Dover Steele PSA April 2014 Dover, R & Steele, RD (2014) Intelligence and National Strategy? Rethinking Intelligence: Seven Barriers to Reform, Paper presented the UK Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Manchester (14 Arpil 2014). ROBERT STEELE: An Open Source Agency would be helpful but I was naive to expect the US IC …

Rob Dover: The NSA, Snowden and the Media

The NSA, Snowden and the Media By Robert Dover e-International Relations on January 15, 2014 As Michael Goodman and I tried to whimsically note in the sub-title of our edited collection on intelligence and the media – media needs intelligence and intelligence needs the media. The symbiosis of this relationship can be partly found in …

Rob Dover: Putting the Steele into intelligence reform

Putting the Steele into intelligence reform Robert Steele is one of the more interesting writers on intelligence. Based in the US, and a former practitioner he has brought an enormous amount of energy to the questions around intelligence effectiveness and intelligence reform, and can rightly be thought of as a grandfather of the open source …

Rob Dover: CIA, NSA, PRISM, Ed Snowden – Idiocracy Supreme

Prism and the making of our idiocracy. by Rob Dover Kings of War, 10 June 2013 This is not the time for cliché or sound bite, but to paraphrase Tony Blair, I feel the hand of history (or the all-seeing electronic eye) just to the right of this keyboard. And your keyboard actually. And your …

Rob Dover: Intelligence Failures in Syria & Algeria — Is Open Source Everything an Alternative? Steele Comments

Syria, Mali, Algerian gas-works and ‘Open Source Everything’ Read any government security document, any of the national security strategies produced by a now large number of states and you will get a feel for the proliferation in the number of threats they feel they face. The preamble will normally contain a paragraph explaining that after …

Robert Steele: 5G – Wrong Turn by China & USA — The Alternative is Human Intelligence with Integrity

Both China and the USA are making a huge mistake in embracing 5G, which is genocidal and ecocidal.  Developed in Israel, and forbidden in Israel, it is the fastest way to dumb down and ultimately kill off billions of people. China Unicom’s big bet on open source It is a huge mistake by China to …

Berto Jongman: CIA Claims It Lost Dozens of Spies in China and Iran to Failed Google Covert Communications (Robert Steele Comments: BULLSHIT — This is a Cover Story for Not Having Any Spies in Those Countries)

Dozens of US spies killed after Iran and China uncovered CIA messaging service using Google One former official claiming that “our biggest insider threat is our own institution”. The CIA’s communications suffered a catastrophic compromise. It started in Iran. Yahoo News’ reporting on this global communications failure is based on conversations with eleven former U.S. …

Robert Steele: Could Robert Gates Create a Smart Nation as Chancellor of the Republic? Review of A Passion for Leadership by Robert M. Gates

Could Robert Gates Create a Smart Nation as Chancellor of the Republic? 5 stars – Real potential at the intersection of education, intelligence, and research American Herald Tribune, 3 July 2018

Robert Steele: Intelligence at a Cross Roads: To Be Or Not To Be… Review of Principled Spying by David Omand and Mark Phythian

Intelligence at a Cross Roads: To Be Or Not To Be…: 4 stars – A+ on Its Narrow Focus, C+ For Contextual Shortfalls American Herald Tribune 25 June 2018 David Omand and Mark Phythian, Principled Spying: The Ethics of Secret Intelligence (Georgetown University Press, 2018), 286 pages, $32.95, ISBN-13: 978-1626165601.

Robert Steele: The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies – Book Review

The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies – Book Review 2 stars – Opens with a Lie, Goes Downhill from There American Herald Tribune 5 June 2018 Graphic and full text below the fold.

Robert Steele: Gina Haspel’s Confirmation Challenge

Gina Haspel, the first female nominee to be director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is going to face some very tough questions in her confirmation hearing. She has my support on  five conditions: 01 She acknowledges the moral and practical errors of the past, inclusive of the rendition & torture program and the drone …