Small Wars Journal

Intelligence Operations

Dumping Abraham Lincoln: Tactical Digital Intelligence Strategy Insights in Afghanistan SWJED Sun, 04/07/2019 - 2:37pm
Few things in life induce a greater sense of accomplishment than implementing a digital strategy that produces tangible results while serving as an intelligence Soldier at a US Army tactical echelon. A rarely replicated degree of hubris consumes the self because ingesting data and extracting the right insights at the right time as a component of the Army mission command intelligence enterprise is indeed a strategic vision quest of herculean magnitude.

Foresight in Decision Making: Improving Intelligence Analysis with Probabilistic Forecasting

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 6:25am
Now more than ever, commanders require a dynamic flow of information and analysis to support decision making. Intelligence facilitates operations, and military intelligence professionals have developed systems to deliver intelligence support down to the lowest tactical level.

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Continuous Dissemination: Three Techniques for Improved Intelligence Support SWJED Thu, 07/27/2017 - 11:27am

As intelligence professionals, we must provide timely intelligence support to maneuver commanders if we are to remain relevant.

Why Chinghis Khan Matters: Reflections on the Mongol Way of Intelligence SWJED Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:10am

Intelligence drives operations.  This is an age old axiom that is no less true in modern military operations than it was during the Mongol reign of Central Asia.