Click on Graphic to reach the Briefing. Based on Chapter 15, “New Rules for the New Craft of Intelligence” as first published in THE NEW CRAFT OF INTELLIGENCE: Personal, Public, & Political (OSS, 2002).
Somebody somewhere has to do this, and do it with over 90 nations, all NGOs, and global reach into all academic and private sector organizations desiring to share information and do multilateral sense-making.
The 9-11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, 26 July 2004. As found on Page 23 in the Summary and Page 413 within Chapter 13, “How to Do It? A different Way of Organizing the Government.”
This graphic was inspired by both the work of LtCol Gary Beaver, USA (Ret), then in Bosnia, and the efforts of the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to create a global inter-agency information sharing capability. We still need this, at the global as well as the regional levels.
This is a variation of the Human Intelligence (HUMINT) graphic greated in Sweden, one that shows the J-2 for a region, in this case AFRICOM, being central to the provision of leadership across all of the aspects of HUMINT represented within DoD and the rest of government, all of them largely “out of control” right now.
This is a basic regional centre that would initially work exclusively with open sources of information, but could, as trust and mutual intersts coincide, extend to do focused clandestine and covert actions, for example, against transnational criminal gangs, corrupt government officials and predatory corporate officials that loot commonwealths by bribing single officials at key points.