2000 Presidential Leadership and National Security Policy Making

Chapter 12, “Presidential Leadership and National Security Policy Making,” pp. 245-282. PDF (38 Pages): Chapter 12 Presidential Leadership Background The Ninth Annual Strategy Conference, held at the U.S. Army War College in 1998, addressed the theme of “Challenging the United States Symmetrically and Asymmetrically: Can America be Defeated?” In the course of that event, a …

1995 Ivian Smith (US) on US Intelligence Community Deficiencies

Ivian Smith, just prior to going to Little Rock during a Clinton Administration, was the top FBI executive for dealing with CIA on open source intelligence and related matters.  His critique of both CIA and FBI is devastating–and this was in 1995, long before the litany of errors that allowed 9-11 to happen came to …

1993 Corporate Role in National Competitiveness: Smart People + Good Tools + Information = Profit (Full Text Online for Google Translate)

Corporate Role in National Competitiveness: Smart People + Good Tools + Information = Profit What is the Secretary of Labor trying to tell us that the Director of Central Intelligence needs to help his staff to understand? Robert David Steele – Vivas Proceedings, Society of Photo-Optical Engineers (Spring 1994) Original As Published (OSS ’93) Full …