Small Wars Journal

Intelligence Community

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.
Why a DNI? Why an ODNI? SWJED Thu, 01/19/2017 - 1:07am

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.