Event: Reddit AMA – 8 PM Tonight (Friday 3 March) to 8 PM Sunday 3 March — Robert David Steele, Former Spy, Evangelist for Electoral & Intelligence Reform, Author of the Trump Revolution Series — Ask Me Anything!

TONIGHT. It’s already started but official start is 8 PM Eastern.  Will continue until 8 PM Eastern on Sunday. Ask Me Anything (AMA) in the Conspiracy Sub-Reddit. See Also: SPY IMPROV @ YouTube

Berto Jongman: Dan Harris on Eroding Human Intelligence Collection in the US Intelligence Community — Reflections on Intelligence Reform by Robert Steele

The Consequences of Eroding Human Intelligence Collection TheCIPHERBrief, November 2, 2016 | Dan Harris The U.S. Intelligence Community’s (IC) clandestine human intelligence (HUMINT) services are experiencing an erosion of their core mission and values, with consequences to our current and future collection capability.   . . .   I believe the issue in the IC is not …

Royal Danish Defence College: Interview with Robert Steele on Grand Strategy, Intelligence Reform, and Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)

NOTE: This is offered in very high definition that bogs down for many. Use Settings control (the “gear” symbol) to set at 360p in order to synch words and video. The Danish are a class act. Here is my first interview, another on national television follows tomorrow. I was deeply impressed by the intelligence and …

Bruce Schneier: It’s Time to Break Up NSA — Outline of Necessary Intelligence Reforms by Robert Steele

It’s Time to Break Up NSA Bruce Schneier CNN, 20 February 2014 Editor’s note: Bruce Schneier is a security technologist and author of Liars and Outliers: Enabling the Trust Society Needs to Thrive. (CNN) — The NSA has become too big and too powerful. What was supposed to be a single agency with a dual …

Reflections on Specific Intelligence Reforms (Including Alarm on NSA from 1994 Onwards)

The US IC has spent 1.2 trillion dollars since 1992 — and failed to provide ethical evidence-based decision-support capable of influencing tens of trillions more. This waste has to be understood in the context of a leadership (both intelligence and political)  focused moving money, not actually in the business of producing decision-support or making decisions …

Gregory Kulacki: DSB Off Point on Open Source Intelligence Reform + Strong Comment

Defense Science Board Off Point on Open Source Intelligence Reform Gregory Kulacki Union of Concerned Scientists, 28 January 2013 About the author: Gregory has lived and worked in China for the better part of the last twenty-five years facilitating exchanges between academic, governmental, and professional organizations in both countries. Since joining the Union of Concerned …

Reflections on Intelligence Reform

SHORT URL: http://tinyurl.com/2014-Reform Security sector reform and advancement begins in the mind.  In the 21st Century, raw information and tailored intelligence (decision support) are fundamental to progress at the strategic, operational, tactical, and technical levels. If we are to properly address intelligence governance from a comparative and international perspective rooted in an appreciation for the …

2014 Intelligence Reform (All Others)

SHORT URL: http://tinyurl.com/2014-Intel-Reform Under Construction – Send Nominations to robert.david.steele.vivas@gmail.com Updated 23 Jan 2014 14:58 E Phi Beta Iota: The current literature on intelligence reform is underdeveloped and under-specified.  An example of this under- or mis-specification can be seen in the treatment of 9/11. The dominant position that 9/11 was an intelligence failure is correct …

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 …

2014 Rethinking National Intelligence — Seven False Premises Blocking Intelligence Reform

Is this the year in which populism defeats the two-party system, when the US stops borrowing to finance waste, and when the NSA debacle outrages the American people to the point that they call for a radical overhaul of the government? – DOC (12 Pages): Rethinking Intelligence 2.3 This post is available for complete re-posting …