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The future of OSINT is M4IS2.

The future of Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) is Multinational, Multifunctional, Multidisciplinary, Multidomain Information-Sharing & Sense-Making (M4IS2).

The following, subject to the approval of Executive and Congressional leadership, are suggested hueristics (rules of thumb):

Rule 1: All Open Source Information (OSIF) goes directly to the high side (multinational top secret) the instant it is received at any level by any civilian or military element responsive to global OSINT grid.  This includes all of the contextual agency and mission specific information from the civilian elements previously stove-piped or disgarded, not only within the US, but ultimately within all 90+ participating nations.

Rule 2: In return for Rule 1, the US IC agrees that the Department of State (and within DoD, Civil Affairs) is the proponent outside the wire, and the sharing of all OSIF originating outside the US IC is at the discretion of State/Civil Affairs without secret world caveat or constraint.  OSIF collected by US IC elements is NOT included in this warrant.

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Reform Archives for Public Intelligence (1992-2006)

Reform

2006

US

Reform Steele Open Source Intelligence Familiarization Documents (One Page of Links)

2004

US

Reform Atlee A Model of Intelligence Systems (Individual to Social)

2004

US

Reform Atlee Beyond Intelligence Reform Toward Co-Intelligence

2004

Austria

Reform Beer Need for a Theory of Intelligence

2004

US

Reform Harris Beautiful Minds: Maverick Minds Needed to Achieve Reform

2004

US

Reform Marrin Improving Training for New Analysts

2004

NL

Reform Wiebes Intelligence and the War in Bosnia

2003

CA

Reform Fyffe OSS ’03 Presentation on Information Sharing

2002

Israel

Reform Crevald van Twenty Four Theses on Intelligence

2002

US

Reform Herz Harnessing the Hive via Online Games for Networked Innovation

2002

US

Reform Pinkham Citizen Advocacy in the Information Age

2001

US

Reform Foster Getting to Tomorrow: A Plea for Strategic Reformation

2001

US

Reform Gessaman Summary of Comments on National Security Budget with Slides

2001

US

Reform Treverton Reshaping National Intelligence for an Age of Information

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