Included as a Reference in PEACEKEEPING INTELLIGENCE: Emerging Concepts for the Future, this is a stand-alone piece that captures key lessons learned across both the four levels of analysis and the varied elements of the traditional intelligence cycle, elements that are NOT secret.
Carol Dumaine was for a few years allowed to manage an internal revoslution in intelligence affairs that ultimately failed, but left its mark. She is still standing, and we expect to see her at the finish line when we finally do achieve a revolution in intelligence affairs and create both a Smart Nation and a World Brain.
Above, with a full title of Are You Ready?: Implications of a Changing Global Information Environment for Open Source Intelligence, was published in June 2001. It remains a precious point of reference.
The internal revolution failed, Global Futures Partnership was transferred to the Department of State where it has been stuffed in a closet, and Carol Dumain marches on professionally.
Below are the extracts from the Executive Summary of the Brahimi Report (Report of the United Nations Panel on Peace Operations) as they appeared in PEACEKEEPING INTELLIGENCE: Emerging Concepts for the Future. The extracts focus on the decision-support aspects of the report–the UN cannot get the strategic mandate right, the operational force structure right, the tactical rules of engagement right, or even the technical sufficiency (e.g. 1:50,000 combat charts) right without intelligence (decision-support).
Below is the complete report online, both in online form and as a free down-loadable paginated PDF.