These attacks can be executed with very little planning, no training, no funding, and no preparation, which makes them quick, easy, and deadly.
The Coronavirus Pandemic is a Failure in Leadership - Not Intelligence SWJED Fri, 04/03/2020 - 6:58pm
Words mean things. The mantra of the best Senior Intelligence Analyst I know has a curt humor to it, but in our business, it is advice worth remembering. In a recent opinion piece for "Foreign Policy", political scientist and author, Micah Zenko describes the leadership shortcomings of the Trump administration throughout the COVID-19 crisis. The article’s title? “The Coronavirus Is the Worst Intelligence Failure in U.S. History.” Words mean things.
Intelligence Officer Careers and How to Get One SWJED Sun, 09/30/2018 - 4:28pm
Students often ask me how to get a job in the Intelligence Community. I wrote this article to share some best practices for securing a career as an Intelligence Officer. This article reflects my 34 years of experience in that career field with three different agencies.
The DNI and the ODNI have legitimate work to be done and a major effort to rewire the Intelligence Community is not now called for.