The Role of intelligence in national securityPresentation Transcript
The Role of Intelligence in National Security
Introduction Definition Intelligence services of different nations Intelligence collection disciplines The Intelligence Process Legal and Ethical issues involving intelligence Covert action Videos and bibliography Conclusion SUMMARY
Security is a fundamental goal of all states in contemporary world affairs. To support that search for security, all states collect intelligence.
The significance of intelligence has been recognized for centuries.
The information available and the means to collect and analyze it, has changed dramatically in the Information Age…
1) What is intelligence ? What does it serve ?
2) What are the disciplines of intelligence ? How does it work ?
3) What is the contemporary security condition ? What about terrorism ?
FOCUS ON… INTRODUCTION
DEFINITION The terms intelligence refers to the collection, analysis, production, and utilisation of information about potentially hostile states, groups, individuals, or activities.
Intelligence COLLECTION disciplines (1)
There are two main types of disciplines:
Human intelligence collection or humint
Technical intelligence collection or techint
The use of spies is the oldest such
The methods used by these spies
have changed over the centuries but
the goal has always been the same:
to gain advantage over an opponent
by accessing his secrets , usually
through stealthy observation or by
intercepting written messages carried
Representation of spies FOCUS ON…
2. TECHINT Until the Second World War, technical intelligence referred to intelligence regarding an enemy’s weapons systems. Today the term is used to describe virtually all intelligence collected through technical means. Techint developed in response to scientific advances in electronic communications. Intelligence COLLECTION disciplines (2) FOCUS ON… Afghanistan imagery intelligence