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Introduction To Terrorist Intelligence Analysis

TERRORIST INTELLIGENCE ANALYSIS

  • A systematized staff function to management.
  • To assist management select the most cost-effective pre-active and/or reactive options and/or eliminate a target crime(s) and/or terrorist individuals or terrorist groups.
  • BASIC DATA COLLECTION TECHNIQUES FOR ANALYSIS

  • Confidential sources and informants
  • Covert operations
  • Interviewing
  • Interrogation
  • Debriefing
  • Law
  • Open sources
  • Overt references
  • Surveillance
  • Equipment
  • Stored information
  • Professional interchange
  • Data analysis
  • KNOW YOUR COLLECTION CHANNELS

  • What is the source?
  • What is its format for data?
  • What does it contain?
  • How do you access it?
  • What are its limitations?
  • Is it automated or manual?
  • What time constraints exist?
  • Can you task the source?
  • Can they support the data requirements for effective threat assessment?
  • WHAT IS A PERSON?

  • Names(s)
  • Addresses(s)
  • Telephone number(s)
  • Birthdate
  • Job(s), income sources(s)
  • Family
  • Vehicle(s)
  • Driver's license
  • Social security number
  • Selective service number (if male)
  • Education
  • Previous addresses
  • Physical description
  • Photo
  • Fingerprint Classification Number (FCN)
  • WHAT IS AN ORGANIZATION?

  • Name
  • Addresses(s)
  • Telephone numbers(s)
  • Who owns it now? In past?
  • Who controls it?
  • The leaders (officers)
  • If a company, board of directors
  • Assets
  • Liabilities
  • Profits
  • Credit ratings
  • How long in existence
  • Origin
  • Key members
  • How long in business (if company)
  • How many members/employees
  • How many locations
  • Reputation
  • Sources of supply
  • Products or services
  • BASIC DATA ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES

  • Association charting
  • Event-time charting
  • Link analysis
  • Visual investigative analysis
  • Financial analysis
  • Content analysis
  • Statistical analysis
  • Laboratory analysis
  • Cryptographic analysis
  • Correlation analysis
  • Formal logic
  • Analysis through gaming
  • BASIC GOALS OF TERRORIST INTELLIGENCE ANALYSIS

  • Identify and define existing conditions
  • Identify, rapidly, changes in existing conditions
  • Accurately predict trends from exisiting conditions
  • Part 2 Pre-Incident Indicators



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