Analogy of intelligence with other disciplines

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Science Intelligence analysis has many important epistemological resemblances with science (problem solving, discovery, skillful use of tools, knowledge verification) and is more interested in a posteriori than a priori knowledge, (Agrell and Treverton 2015) on how or the basis on … Read More

Polanyi’s tacit knowledge applied in intelligence

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Owen Ormerod has developed a theory that Michael Polanyi’s opinion on science can contribute to understanding the process and the “product” of intelligence analysis. (Ormerod 2018) Michael Polanyi’s arguments about the activities of scientists are transferable in the field of … Read More

Ontology of Intelligence

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In intelligence, the ontological problem is related to the nature and characteristics of entities that threaten and are threatened. According to Eric Little and Galina Rogova, “[t]hreat is a very complex ontological item and, therefore, a proper threat ontology must … Read More

An Epistemic Evolution of Intelligence

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Information is power. Intelligence includes a wide variety of meanings in different contexts, from daily to technical. Stewart believes that the transformation of information into knowledge is a critical one, which is the basis for creating value and competitive advantage … Read More

Australian Secret Intelligence

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Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), Australia’s domestic counterintelligence service, is responsible (in coordination with the Australian Federal Police) for preventing espionage by foreign powers, and is attempting to monitor and prevent terrorist and other … Read More

Economic intelligence

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Industrial espionage, financial espionage or corporate espionage is actually a form of espionage carried out for commercial purposes as an alternative to purely national safety purposes. Economic espionage is performed or orchestrated by governments and is international in scope, although … Read More

How much do you pay for an US spy satellite?

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An US spy satellite is out of control and it will plunge to Earth in about a month. As of right now it is not possible to predict the place where the satellite is going to hit the Earth. It … Read More