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Global Futures Partnership (GFP) is now and will forever be centered on Carol Dumaine, one of two CIA employees still standing that we think the world of–the other is Andy Shepard.  There are no doubt a handful of others that merit special regard, but they have been locked in the closet with socks in their mouths so they are unknown to us.

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Jan 28

Search: The Future of OSINT [is M4IS2-Multinational]

COIN20 Trip Report

Paradise Found

The future of OSINT is M4IS2.

The future of Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) is Multinational, Multifunctional, Multidisciplinary, Multidomain Information-Sharing & Sense-Making (M4IS2).

The following, subject to the approval of Executive and Congressional leadership, are suggested hueristics (rules of thumb):

Rule 1: All Open Source Information (OSIF) goes directly to the high side (multinational top secret) the instant it is received at any level by any civilian or military element responsive to global OSINT grid.  This includes all of the contextual agency and mission specific information from the civilian elements previously stove-piped or disgarded, not only within the US, but ultimately within all 90+ participating nations.

Rule 2: In return for Rule 1, the US IC agrees that the Department of State (and within DoD, Civil Affairs) is the proponent outside the wire, and the sharing of all OSIF originating outside the US IC is at the discretion of State/Civil Affairs without secret world caveat or constraint.  OSIF collected by US IC elements is NOT included in this warrant.

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Nov 25

1988-2009 OSINT-M4IS2 TECHINT Chronology

Rock ON, Dude

Steele as Wild Card Speaker

Phi Beta Iota: This started as a short list for the various college and university engineering students that have dialed in, but as we got into it, it became more of a “situational awareness” inventory pulling together both technical “solutions” none of which have been integrated yet, and analytic “requirements” none of which have been satisfied yet.

$75 billion a year for secret intelligence, and we still do not have an analytic desktop toolkit, all-source geospatially and historically and cultural astute back office processing, or global reach to all humans, all minds, all the time.  Sucks for us.  Let’s see what the Smart Mob can do….

We specifically invite suggestions in the Comments for removing items from this list, or for adding items from within this website or from any other website.  This is now a work zone.  Steele is available to visit any engineering workshop and especially those working on bottom-up clouds like Swarm DPL (transparently scalable distributed programming language).

See also About the Idea, Articles, Briefs, Handbooks, and Historic Contributions. Use the Menu–everything on this stie responds to “OSINT” that is not a good search term.  Rock on!

TOTALLY TECH:

2009 Arnold Google: The Digital Gutenberg

2008 Memoranda: Policy-Budget Outreach Tool

2006  USSOCOM Software List and STRONG ANGEL TOOZL

2006 Morville (UK) Ambient Findability Massive Scale Beyond Your Imagination A Recommedned Approach to Creating the World Brain with Instant Recall

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Oct 20

Monograph: The U.S. Intelligence Community and Foreign Policy Getting Analysis Right

Categories: Analysis,Monographs
Free Online

Free Online

This monograph by Dr. Kenneth Lieberthal, a PDF of 81 pages, is just out (September 2009) from the China Center of the Brookings Institute.  In its area of specific focus, getting analysis right, it is a solid B+, short of an A because it continues the unilateralist mind-set that eschews both full engagement with the other seven tribes of intelligence, and with multinational governments, corporations, and non-profit organizations that do not wish to share secrets but are willing to share substantive knowledge.

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Sep 16

Reader Training Archive on Public Intelligence (1992-2006)

Categories: Methods & Process
Original

Original

1997

US

Reader Admin Cover, Appreciation, Foreword, Contents

1997

US

Reader Basch Secrets of the SuperSearchers: A Personal and Practical Perspective

1997

FR

Reader Baumard Learned Nations: Competitive Advantages Through Knowledge Strategies

1997

FR

Reader Bonthous Culture: The Missing Intelligence Variable

1997

UK

Reader Collier Toward the Global Information Industry and a New Information Paradigm

1997

US

Reader Donahue National Funding Directions for Open Source Intelligence

1997

US

Reader Fedanzo A Genetic View of National Intelligence

1997

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Reader Fedanzo Implementing OSINT Through a Distributed Contribution Model

1997

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Reader Herring The Role of Intelligence in Formulating Strategy

1997

US

Reader Hlava Selected Professional or Trade Associations in Information

1997

US

Reader Karraker (WIRED) Highways of the Mind

1997

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Reader Kees Advanced Information Processing & Analysis

1997

SE

Reader Leijonhelm Economic Intelligence Cooperation Between Government and Industry

1997

US

Reader Markowitz Community Open Source Strategic Plan (COSPO)

1997

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Reader McGill Private Sector Role in Collecting, Processing, & Disseminating Intelligence

1997

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Reader MITRE Open Source Research Processing Initiative

1997

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Reader Peters After the Revolution

1997

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Reader Rheingold Tools for Thinking–Thinking New Thoughts

1997

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Reader Schmidt A History of Failure, A Future of Opportunity: Reinventions and Deja Vu

1997

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Reader Shepard Intelligence Analysis in the Year 2002: A Concept of Operations

1997

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Reader Sibbit Commercial Remote Sensing: Open Source Imagery Intelligence

1997

US

Reader Steele ACCESS: Theory and Practice of Intelligence in the Age of Information

1997

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Reader Steele Commercial Imagery (OSS Notices Extract)

1997

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Reader Steele Draft Legislation: The National Information Strategy Act of 1994

1997

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Reader Steele E3i: Ethics, Ecology, Evolution, and Intelligence

1997

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Reader Steele HAC Surveys Open Source Intelligence (OSS Notices Extract)

1997

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Reader Steele Information Concepts & Doctrine for the Future

1997

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Reader Steele Intelligence Building Blocks (OSS Notices Extract)

1997

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Reader Steele Lip Service, Great Pretenders, & OSINT (OSS Notices Extract)

1997

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Reader Steele Mapping, Charting, & Geodesy Deficiencies (OSS Notices Extract)

1997

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Reader Steele National Intelligence: The Community Tomorrow? (SASA at NSA)

1997

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Reader Steele Open Source Intelligence: What Is It? Why Is It Important to the Military?

1997

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Reader Steele OSINT: Graphical Overviews

1997

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Reader Steele Private Enterprise Intelligence: Its Potential Contribution to Nat’l Security

1997

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Reader Steele Reinventing Intelligence: The Advantages of Open Source Intelligence

1997

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Reader Steele Talking Points for the Public Interest Summit

1997

US

Reader Steele Testimony to Commission on Eliminating Excessive Secrecy in Govt

1997

US

Reader Steele Toward High-Performance Organizations: A Strategic Role for Groupware

1997

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Reader Studeman Teaching the Giant to Dance: Contradictions & Opportunities within the IC

1997

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Reader Toffler Global Security & Global Competitiveness (OSS ’03 Keynote)

1995

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Reader Markowitz COSPO: Community Open Source Program Office Strategic Plan

1995

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Reader Peters After the Revolution

1995

US

Reader Steele House Appropriations Committee Surveys Open Source Intelligence

1995

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Reader Steele Intelligence Building Blocks

1995

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Reader Steele Lip Service, Great Pretenders, and Open Source Intelligence

1995

US

Reader Steele Mapping, Charting, & Geodesy Deficiencies

1995

US

Reader Steele National Intelligence: The Community Tomorrow? (At NSA, 1995)

1995

US

Reader Steele OSINT: What Is It?  Why Is It Important to the Military?

1994

US

Reader Basch Secrets of the Super-Searchers

1994

UK

Reader Collier Toward a Global Information Industry and New Information Paradigm

1994

US

Reader Englebart Toward High Performance Organizations

1994

US

Reader Steele Draft Legislation: National Security Act of 1994

1994

US

Reader Steele Private Enterprise Intelligence: Its Potential Contribution to Nat’l Sec

1994

US

Reader Steele Talking Point for the Public Interest Summit

1993

US

Reader McGill Private Sector Role in Collecting, Processing, Disseming Intelligence

1993

FR

Reader Schmidt A History of Failure, A Future of Opportunity: Reinvention & Deja Vu

1993

US

Reader Steele Reinventing Intelligence: The Advantages of OSINT
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Jul 18

Process Archives on Public Intelligence (1992-2006)

Categories: Methods & Process

2006

US

Process CRS Data Mining and Homeland Security

2006

US

Process Turnbull GSA Collaborative Workshop on Information Sharing

2005

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Process Clapper Interview

2005

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Process DNI Press Release on Appointment of ADDNI/OS

2005

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Process DNI Office of the DNI Organization Charts

2005

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Process Gerecht Need for New Clandestine Service

2005

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Process Harris ABLE DANGER Summary

2005

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Process JHU-APL Asymmetric Information

2005

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Process Kamien et all Needs Analysis for Information Sharing

2005

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Process Liszkiewiez Reconfiguring the Global System through Mobile Democracy

2005

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Process Peters On the Soul of Intelligence

2005

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Process Rushkoff Open Source Democracy

2004

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Process Steele OSS Proprietary Listing of Capabilities Needed by Open Source Agency

2001

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Process Chester The Atlantic Command’s Open Source Intelligence Approach & Future

2001

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Process Dziedzic & Wood Information Technology as Catalyst for Civil-Military Unity of Effort

1999

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Process Appleby Feedback: The Missing Link in Information Superiority

1997

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Process Gupta & Pabian Tricks of the Trade: Analytic Tools and Techniques

1997

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Process Pinchot Beyond Bureaucracy: Intrapreurship

1993

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Process Bermudez Letter from a Source

1993

FR

Process Bonthous Culture: The Missing Intelligence Variable

1993

US

Process Brodwin & Bernardi Information Overload

1993

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Process Christian Area Information Servers (WAIS) and Global Change Research

1993

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Process Halberstadt Power and Communication in the Information Age

1993

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Process Herring The Role of Intelligence in Formulating Strategy

1993

US

Process Horowitz Understanding Sources: The Real Challenge

1993

JP

Process Ishii Cross-Cultural Communication & Computer-Supported Collaboration

1993

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Process Magee The Age of Imagination: Coming Soon to a Civilization Near You

1993

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Process Pedtke Putting Functionality in the Open Source Network

1992

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Process Andriole IT Support for OSINT Analysis & Production (Slides)

1992

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Process Andriole IT Support for OSINT Analysis & Production (Text)

1992

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Process Bodansky & Forest GOP Terrorism Task Force: Research Techniques & Philosophy

1992

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Process Fedanzo Implementing OSINT Through a Distributed Collection Model

1992

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Process Kees Advanced Information Processing and Analysis

1992

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Process McIntyre Competitive Advantage: The Power of Online Systems

1992

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Process Ogdin Words Are Not Enough

1992

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Process Sacks Using the Telephone as a Research Tool

1992

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Process Shepard Analysis in the Year 2002: A Concept of Operations

1992

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Process Sibbet Commercial Remote Sensing: Open Source Imagery Intelligence

1992

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Process Tenny Government Information Wants to be Free

1992

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Process Thompson Ranked Retrieval and Extraction of Open Source Intelligence

1992

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Process Tow Painting the Future: Some Remarks from INTERVAL

1992

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Process Whitney-Smith Information Revolutions and the End of History

2003

US

Process DoD Defense Intelligence Meta-Tagging
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Jul 18

Analysis Archives on Public Intelligence (1992-2006)

Categories: Analysis

2005

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Analysis Bjore Sample SILOBREAKER Slides

2005

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Analysis OSS Menopause Memorandum

2003

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Analysis Andregg Wisdom versus Intelligence

2003

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Analysis Davis Analytic Paradoxes: Can OSINT Help?

2003

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Analysis Medina 21st Century Analysis

2003

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Analysis Moore Analytic Competencies

2002

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Analysis Andregg Intelligence-Academia Relationship

1999

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Analysis Hueur The Psychology of Intelligence Analysis

1999

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Analysis Madison OSINT and Analysis (One Slide)

1999

US

Analysis Steele Future of Analysis (Two Slides)

1993

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Analysis Whitney-Smith Analysis for Information Revolutions: Dynamic Analogy Analysis

1992

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Analysis Shepard Intelligence Analysis in the Year 2002

1955

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Analysis NA Discovering and Understanding Elites
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Jul 18