Briefings & Lectures Directory (List)

Directory (List)

Includes audio-visual interviews & testimony.

Secret intelligence is ten percent of all-source intelligence; all-source intelligence is ten percent of Information Operations (IO).  IO is the foundation for Multinational, Multiagency, Multidisciplinary, Multidomain Information-Sharing and Sense-Making (M4IS2), which in turn makes it possible to create a world that works for all.

Updated 19 June 2015. Short URL

Note: most YouTubes taken by others are not listed below, particularly the many SPY IMPROV sessions. Below is one means of accessing the wealth of material that is free online in multimedia but not indexed here:

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Buzzsaw: Youtube (47:21) Interview with Robert Steele

2015 Robert Steele: Applied Collective Intelligence – Can Evolutionary Cybernetics Leverage Distributed Human Intelligence While Advancing Artificial Intelligence? The Future of the Global or World Brain

“OUT OF CONTROL: Can Open (Public) Power Effect a Non-Violent Revolution?”

Coffee Party Radio “Electoral Reform: What’s It Going to Take?” with Robert Steele

INTERVIEW: Robert Steele with Max Keiser – War of Terrorism as a Corrupt Business Model — Need War on Banks and Really Need Electoral Reform in 2015

Robert Steele: YouTube (4:01) RT Interview on NSA, Cyber-Vulnerability, and Government Irresponsibility Since 1988

2015 Steele on Education, Intelligence, Research


2014 Steele on Intelligence in Ecuador (English)


INTERVIEW: Robert Steele by Lisa Garr on Coast to Coast

INTERVIEW: Robert Steele with Howard Hughes at The Unexplained

INTERVIEW: 2014-10-19 Robert Steele on Alex Jones

INTERVIEW: Former Spy Robert Steele– Critiquing US Intell Agencies and on Open Source Everything

INTERVIEW: Breaking Open the Source – Robert Steele with John Maguire

Steele on Reality, Intelligence, Ethics, & Solutions [Yale, 6 February 2014]

2014 Robert Steele: Beyond the Open Source Agency – School of Future-Oriented Hybrid Governance, World Brain Institute, PhD in Comprehensive Architecture

2014 Steele on Modern Conflict

Michael Ostrolenk: INTERVIEW – Robert David Steele on Open Source Intelligence

2014-09-18 INTERVIEW: Robert Steele with Alex Jones

2014-10-07 INTERVIEW: Robert Steele with Alex Jones The Black Sheep Billionaires


2013 Robert Steele on Healing the Americas with an Open Source Agency — and Integrity; Dicho Sobre la Curacion de las Américas con una Agencia de Todo Abierto – y la Integridad

2013 Intelligence Future — The Third Era of Local to Global Intelligence Robert Steele Overview & Workshop 2.7


2012 Reflexivity = Integrity: Toward Earth/Life 4.0

2012 Strategic Thinking on Future of GW

2012: Testing the Two-Party Tyranny and Open Source Everything – The Battle for the Soul of the Republic


2011 Cyber-Command or IO 21 + IO Roots

2011 Peace from Above: Envisioning the Future of UN Air Power

2011 Hacking Health

2011 Reference: Building a University-Based Global Education-Intelligence-Research Web

2011: Competitive Commercial Intelligence and Strategy in International Markets – Context and Challenge Inteligencia Empresarial y Estrategia Competitiva en Mercados Internacional – Contexto y Desafio

2011 Robert Steele (exCIA) en GlobalChase.Jornada UNED.Madrid.30/11/11


2010 The State of Global Intelligence (Hackers on Planet Earth 2010)

2010 Hacking Humanity & SPY IMPROV, Email, Photos, Complete Audio

2010 M4IS2 Briefing for South America — 2010 M4IS2 Presentacion por Sur America (ANEPE Chile)

2010-2007 Reference: Steele on the Record–Four Short Videos


2009 13 Sep 09 NYC 9-11, Economics, & Transparency

2009 23 Sep 09 National Press Club Washington, D.C.

2009 Real-Time and Open-Source Intelligence (National Press Club)

2009 Briefing: Open Everything at UNICEF in NYC

2009 DoD OSINT Leadership and Staff Briefings

2009 The Ultimate Hack: Re-Inventing Intelligence to Re-Engineer Earth (Denmark 27-28 October 2009)

2009 The Ultimate Hack: Re-Inventing Intelligence to Re-Engineer the World


2008 DIA NDIC Multinational Intelligence Fellows

2008 Earth Intelligence Network Brief to Hackers on Planet Earth (HOPE)

2008 Spy Improv: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know and Did Not Know Who to Ask


2007 Amazon as Hub of World Brain

2007 Open Everything: We Won, Let’s Self-Govern

2007 United Nations “Class Before One” Infomation-Sharing and Analytics Orientation


2006 Briefing to the Coalition Coordination Center (CCC) Leadership at the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM)–Multinational Intelligence: Can CENTCOM Lead the Way? Reflections on OSINT & the Coalition

2006 Information Operations (IO) Analysis & Budget 101

2006 Information Operations Book Briefing

2006 OSS Capabilities Brief to Office of Naval Intelligence

2006 Searching for Bin Laden: The Use of Intelligence in the War on Terror or How NOT to Spend the Taxpayer’s Treasure

2006 Steele on Intelligence at IOP

2006 Robert Steele on Advanced Information Operations

2006 Interview: Robert Steele on Echo Chamber 2006

2006 The Failure of 21st Century Intelligence (Followed by SPY IMPROV)


2005 Army War College E3i–Making the Revolution

2005 Silicon Valley Hackers–the Googlization of Intelligence

2005 Steele on Intelligence at MALAS


2004 ANALYSIS: All-Source Analysis, Making Magic

2004 COLLECTION: Know Who Knows

2004 Department of Homeland Security (November)

2004 Department of State (March)

2004 DoD OSINT Program: A Speculative Overview

2004 Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Spying, 9-11, and Why We Continue to Screw Up

2004 NEW RULES for the New Craft of Intelligence

2004 PROCESSING: Make the Most of What You Know

2004 21st Century Intelligence: A History from the Future

2004: Information Peacekeeping A Nobel Objective


2003 Iconoclastic View of US IO-Intel on Iraq

2003 SOUTHCOM Multinational Conference Strategic Threat Assessment–A Regional Approach to Intelligence, Force Structure, & Combined Operations

2003 The C4I Revolution: Smart Mobs, Dumb Organizations, & Asymmetric Warfare–Why Nothing President Bush Has Done Improves National Security

2003 Review: Combatant Commander OSINT Briefing


2002 9/11, The Real World, and the Future of Intelligence

2002 American Committees on Foreign Relations (ACFR) Road Show to 19 Cities, 9-11, U.S. Intelligence, and the Real World

2002 FAILURE of 20th Century Intelligence

2002 Information Peacekeeping (NISA Keynote NL)

2002 Security Through Intelligence (Stockholm)

2002 The New Craft of Intelligence: Personal, Public, & Political

2002 The New Craft of Intelligence–What Should the T Be Doing to the I in IT?


2001 The New Craft of Intelligence


2000 Non-Traditional Threats

2000 ONE WORLD, READY OR NOT: From National Capabilities to Global Coverage Through a Virtual Intelligence Community Coordinated by NATO/PfP

2000 Spies and Secrecy in an Open World


1999 Open Source Intelligence Doctrine and Budget

1999 Tough Love at DIA for SASA

1999 Web-Based Concept for a Global Information Sharing Environment


1998 Open Source Intelligence Overview (Australia)

1998 OSINT Executive Overview (Australia, October 1998)

1998 Steele (US) Open Source Intelligence: An Orientation for Law Enforcement Professionals

1998 Steele (US) Strategic Issues in National and Regional Intelligence and Electronic Security: A Few Thoughts

1998 Strategic Issues in National and Regional Intelligence & Security

1998 Talking Points on Hackers


1997 CINCSOC 10-Minute Briefing That Created SOF OSINT

1997 Overview of Open Source Intelligence

1997 Steele (US) Intelligence in the Balance: The Strategic View

1997-1993 Presentations in Outline without Slides


1996 Creating a Smart Nation: Strategy, Policy, Intelligence, & Information

1996 Information Peacekeeping: Innovative Policy Options

1996 Steele (US) Standard Briefing for US Intelligence Community


1995 Creating a Smart Nation: Strategy, Policy, Intelligence, & Information

1995 National Information Strategy 101 Presentation to CENDI/COSPO

1995 Open Sources and the Virtual Intelligence Community (with MC&G Emphasis)

1995 The Global Information Explosion: A Threat to National Security? (National Defense University, 16 May 1995)

1995 Robert Steele on Waging War and Peace in the 21st Century — French National Flag Conference on Information Strategy


1994 Brief to the National Research Council Review of the Army Multi-Billion Dollar Future Communications Architecture

1994 National and Corporate Security in the Age of Information

1994 Private Enterprise Intelligence: It’s Potential Contribution to National Security (Canada, 29 October 1994)

1994 Talking Points to the Public Interest Summit: Connectivity, Content, Coordination, and C4 Security



1993: God, Man, & Information – Comments to Interval In-House (Full Text Online)

1993 On Defense & Intelligence–The Grand Vision

1993 Role of Gray Literature and Non-Traditional Agencies in Informing Policy Makers and Improving National Competitiveness

1993 The Intelligence Community as a New Market

1993 War and Peace in the Age of Information–Superintendent’s Guest Lecture, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)


1992 Steele (US) E3i: Ethics, Ecology, Evolution, & intelligence (An Alternative Paradigm)

1992 Steele (US) From School House to White House

1992 Steele (US) Information Concepts & Doctrine for the Future


1991 Steele (US) Defense Intelligence Productivity


1989 Expeditionary Environment Briefing