IC Literature

This is my collection of unclassified documents pertaining to intelligence analysis within the United States Intelligence Community.

Roger Zane George, ‘Beyond Analytic Tradecraft’, International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, 2010
The author defines four types of analytic bias and outlines steps the IC should take to remedy each.

Jack Davis, ‘Analytic Professionalism and the Policymaking Process: Q&A on a Challenging Relationship’, CIA, Sherman Kent Center, 2003
The author discusses the tension between policymakers and analysis given their, at times, divergent professional interests.

Florina Cristiana Matei, ‘Romania’s Intelligence Community: From an Instrument of Dictatorship to Serving Democracy’, International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, 2007

Stephen J. Sickels, ‘Collaboration and Analyst System Effectiveness (CASE) Connect’, 2009

Controlled Access Program Coordination Office, Intelligence Community Authorized Classification and Control Markings, 2011

Gheorghe Tecuci et. al., ‘Coping with the Complexity of Intelligence Analysis:Cognitive Assistants for Evidence- Based Reasoning’, 2009

‘The Analysts Style Manual’, Mercyhurst College Institute for Intelligence Studies Press, 2008

James Srodes, ‘Allen Dulles’s 73 Rules of Spycraft’, Intelligencer: Journal of U.S. Intelligence Studies, 2009

Jack Davis, ‘Facts, Findings, Forecasts, and Fortune-telling’, Studies in Intelligence 39, 1995

Intelligence Community Directive 206, Sourcing Requirements for Disseminated Analytic Products, 2015

Intelligence Community Directive Number 208, Write for Maximum Utility, 2008

Intelligence Community Directive 203, Analytic Standards, 2015

Lisa Krizan, ‘Intelligence Essentials for Everyone’, Joint Military Intelligence College, 1999

Learning with Professionals: Selected Works from the Joint Military Intelligence College, Joint Military Intelligence College, 2005

Jack Davis, ‘Improving CIA Analytic Performance: Strategic Warning’, The Sherman Kent Center for Intelligence Analysis Occasional Papers: Volume 1, Number 1 , 2002

A Compendium of Analytic Tradecraft Notes, Directorate of Intelligence, 1997

Richards J. Heuer, Jr., Psychology of Intelligence Analysis, Center for the Study of Intelligence, 1999

Assessing the Value of Structured Analytic Techniques in the U.S. Intelligence Community, RAND Corporation, 2016

Assessing the Tradecraft of Intelligence Analysis, Rand Corporation, 2008

Amy B. Zegart, Spytainment: The Real Influence of Fake Spies, International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, 23: 599-622, 2010

John J. Borek, Developing an Understanding of Analytic Tradecraft in the Intelligence Community, Walden University College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Policy and Administration, 2014

Aaron B. Frank, Strategic Intelligence, Analytic Tradecraft, and Agent-Based Modeling, George Mason University, 2011