United States Intelligence Community

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  • Intelligence In The Intelligence Community

    independent intelligence agencies, military intelligence, and civilian intelligence and analysis offices within federal executive departments. Within this maze there is a direct line of authority and a line of coordination connecting these elements into a manageable soup. The Director of National Intelligence (DNI), who reports to the President of the United States, leads the IC. Although this office is not listed as a member of the Intelligence Community, the DNI exerts leadership of the IC primarily through the statutory authorities under which he: Controls the National Intelligence program budget; Establishes objectives, priorities, and guidance for the IC; Manages and directs the tasking of, collection, analysis, production, and dissemination of national intelligence by elements of the IC. However, the DNI has no authority to direct and control any element of the IC except his own…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Unmanned Aerial Systems

    p. NA) and allows federal, state and local agencies around the country to upload photos and videos and get a response back from the FBI on the same day. Although privacy concerns with this system are well founded, the FBI is already reporting positive results. In one such case the FBI managed to locate a convicted sex offender after eluding authorities for 19 years. Privacy advocates, claim the facial recognition aspect of this technology is easily abused and exposes unwitting citizens to…

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  • Joint Force Globalization Analysis

    Joint Force 2025, and recommends a focus on three key areas: intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR); cyber; and special operations forces (SOF). Finally the…

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  • Chinese Military Intelligence

    their own people. Two nations representing both sides of the coin are the United States and the Peoples Republic of China. This can be done through a myriad of ways such as a strong military, varies levels of law enforcement, and an inclusive intelligence community. In a nation such as the United States of America, the focus of the aforementioned entities is to preserve…

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  • Cyber Intelligence Case Study

    these systems was to ensure intelligence was being shared. This became a stark change from the past where invisible barriers prevented the collective effort of agencies, not only at the state level, but at the federal level, working towards the same objective. Sometimes this same objective included chasing after the same suspect at the local or federal level. City, county and state agencies were always hindered by the fact of not being able to crosstalk or share intelligence with each other…

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  • The Importance Of Personal Privacy And Civil Liberties

    changed the way the world views terrorism, the wars in in Iraq and Afghanistan claimed the lives of thousands and we the United States have taken massive counterterrorism measures home with us. The United States Patriot Act of 2001 made significant changes in the structure of federal law enforcement, it was revised in 2006 and in 2004 when the 9/11 commission called for a complete overhaul of the U.S. intelligence system the National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan or NCISP set standards for…

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  • Domestic Intelligence Today Summary

    After reading the article Domestic Intelligence Today: More Security but less Liberty? I now look at the government a different way. I can see why people would have wanted to establish something similar to the British MI-5 after the attacks of 9/11. The MI-5 collects and analyzes domestic intelligence. Many believe it would not work in this county because Great Britain is a smaller more centralized country that has fewer police forces. I personal would love to read more on the reasons that The…

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  • Geography Of Mexico

    The bordering bodies of water would be the North Pacific Ocean, as well as the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. According to the Central Intelligence Agency, Mexico ranks number 14 in area size compared to the world. One can compare Mexico to be less than three times the dimension of Texas. Mexico is quite unique in the sense that it is made up of the desert as well as tropical lands. Mexico is also very big on agriculture, according to the Central Intelligence Agency, about 55% of Mexico’s…

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  • Pearl Harbor Compare And Contrast

    When a country such as the United States enters a war, typically an important event has occurred to force them to do so. For World War II, it was the attack on Pearl Harbor. For the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, it was the attack on the Twin Towers on September 11th. These events, very significant in American history, are known as “days of infamy”. Without their impact on the United States and the rest of the world, life today might be much different. These direct attacks to American soil aren’t…

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  • Realist Vs Structural Realism Essay

    to the state level of analysis, the United States felt compelled to protect its security, which as Machiavelli mentions the most important job of the prince is to look out for its nation’s security. “Therefore, if you are a prince in possession of a newly acquired state and deem it necessary to guard against your enemies, to gain allies, to win either by force or fraud”( Machiavelli, 34). In this case, Iraq was the United States’ enemy. As any nation in the world, its interest and security must…

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