Update: Apparently the original MIL INT post is blocked by elements of ISAF. By request, and by permission of MIL INT, here is a SWJ server copy of Intelligence at the Battalion Level -- An S2's Perspective by Captain Robert C. Schotter. MIL INT is a new blog covering a wide spectrum of military intelligence issues.
Battalion Level Intelligence: An S-2's Perspective by Captain Robert C. Schotte, USMC, at MIL INT. BLUF: Capt Schotter is an instructor at the Navy Marine Corps Intelligence Training Center and an experienced combat veteran having served most recently as a battalion S-2 in Afghanistan. The blog post at the link are his insights into battlaion intelligence operations and how they might be improved.