MCDP 2

Intelligence

Foreword

Chapter 1. The Nature of Intelligence

How Important Is Intelligence ?
—The Objectives of Intelligence
—Intelligence as Knowledge
—Intelligence as a Process
—Why the Mystery?
—What Makes Intelligence Different?
—Expectations of Intelligence
—Intelligence in the Information Age
—A Case Study: Desert Storm 1990–1991
— Conclusion

Chapter 2. Intelligence Theory

What Do We Want to Know About the Enemy ?
—Characteristics of Good Intelligence
—Classes of Intelligence
—Capabilities Versus Intentions
—Signals and Noise
—Levels of Intelligence
—Intelligence Requirements
—Sources of Intelligence
—Functions of Intelligence
—Security
—The Intelligence Cycle
—A Case Study: Vietnam 1972
—Conclusion

Chapter 3. Creating Effective Intelligence

The Challenge to Intelligence
—Intelligence Is a Command Responsibility
—The Command-Intelligence Connection
—The Intelligence-Operations Connection
—Intelligence as a Team Effort
—Intelligence Is a Product, Not a Provision
—A Balanced Approach
—Focusing the Intelligence Effort
—Generating Tempo Through Intelligence
—Intelligence Education and Training
—A Case Study: Somalia 1992–1993
—Conclusion

Notes