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- Clandestine cell system : A method for organizing a group in such a way that it can more effectively resist penetration by an opposing organization.
- Clandestine human-source intelligence and covert action : Intelligence and military special operations functions that either should be completely secret (i.e., clandestine: the existence of which is not known outside the relevant government circles), or simply cannot be linked to the sponsor (i.e., covert: it is known that sabotage is taking place, but its sponsor is unknown).
- Clandestine human-source intelligence : clandestine operations by people who secretly collect intelligence, and their support by couriers, forgers, radio operators, and other operational personnel.
- Diplomacy (foreign policy) : The process of negotiations, among nations, usually by accredited representatives of a government. While the details of the negotiations may not be public information, the fact of the diplomatic negotiations is official and acknowledged
- Director of National Intelligence : The professional head of the United States Intelligence Community, reporting to the President, with Dennis Blair being replaced by James Clapper
- Economic warfare : The use of principally non-military methods to impose national policy, when those methods deal in the broad sense of economics, such as embargoes, freezing assets, and buying up raw materials. It may be complemented by military means such as intercepting supply shipments or attacking factories.
- Executive Order 13224 : The basic ruling by George W. Bush authorizing the seizure of financial assets associated with terrorism
- False flag : In a variety of situations ranging from clandestine human-source intelligence to fraud to counterintelligence to false flag interrogation techniques, a manipulative technique where the manipulator leads others to believe he is the representative of a group they either admire or fear, in order to secure a benefit for his own cause, symbolically represented by a national flag
- Federal Bureau of Investigation : The principal U.S. Federal police agency, part of the U.S. Department of Justice and the United States intelligence community, who has arrest authority, and is the primary authority for a variety of domestic crimes, civilian counterespionage within the United States, and organized crime
- Financial intelligence : Collecting information on financial transactions (either from the financial institution or by clandestine means) and then analyzing it to determine providers and consumers of money or money equivalents
- Freedom of Information Act : A piece of legislation that enables individuals and groups to demand that the government review designated information that is being withheld from public release.
- Human-source intelligence : (HUMINT); the practice of acquiring information through interactions with people who can disclose relevant information, including but not limited to espionage, interrogation, debriefing and elicitation
- Intelligence (disambiguation) : Add brief definition or description
- Intelligence Preparation of the Battlespace : "An analytical methodology employed to reduce uncertainties concerning the enemy, environment, and terrain for all types of operations. Intelligence preparation of the battlespace builds an extensive database for each potential area in which a unit may be required to operate. The database is then analyzed in detail to determine the impact of the enemy, environment, and terrain on operations and presents it in graphic form. Intelligence preparation of the battlespace is a continuing process. Also called IPB." (Joint Chiefs of Staff)
- Intelligence analysis : Techniques, independent of the subject matter, for correlating multiple kinds of information, hypothesizing meaning from the set of data available, and, with incomplete information, validating the hypotheses
- Intelligence collection management : Assigning questions to various collection techniques, reflecting the techniques available and the priority of the information need. Includes the process of categorizing information learned for subsequent analysis, and assigning probabilities of accuracy to the raw information
- Intelligence cycle management : The continuous process by which intelligence priorities are set, raw information collected, information analyzed, the processed information disseminated, and the next set or priorities set.
- Iraq War : Invasion of Iraq by a coalition of countries, led by the United States, in 2003, and subsequent occupation
- Joint Chiefs of Staff : The staff committee of the most senior members of the U.S. military services, charged with policy advice, doctrinal development, and preparedness rather than operational control of forces
- Laser designator : A device that puts a distinctive, usually invisible, pattern of laser energy on an object, for purposes such as designating the target of a laser-guided bomb
- Operational Preparation of the Battlespace : Non-intelligence activities conducted prior to D-Day, H-Hour, in likely or potential areas of employment, to train and prepare for follow-on military operations (United States Special Operations Command)
- Operational Preparation of the Environment : Clandestine operations of the U.S. Department of Defense that can fall into Intelligence Preparation of the Battlespace or Operational Preparation of the Battlespace, but are of sufficient sensitivity that if they were conducted by the Central Intelligence Agency, the Congressional leadership would need to be informed
- Order of battle intelligence : A subset of intelligence analysis, which produces information on the organization, strength and deployment of an opposing force. Its basic principles are common to all forms of military forces, conventional and clandestine, but the methods of collection and analysis differ for different target organizations.
- Phishing : Use of online social engineering methods in order to persuade a victim to part with personal details such as online banking logins, in order to perpetrate fraud.
- Richard Sorge : (October 4, 1895 - November 7, 1944) A Soviet human-source intelligence officer operating in Japan, under cover as a German journalist, until his eventual discovery, arrest and execution.
- Safehouse : A physical or virtual place where the members of a clandestine organization can meet or communicate, with minimal danger of exposure to hostile security personnel.
- Secret Intelligence Service : Britain's national-level civilian organization for intelligence and covert action
- Special operations : Military or paramilitary operations that differ from conventional operations in degree of physical and political risk, operational techniques, mode of employment, independence from friendly support, and dependence on detailed operational intelligence and indigenous assets; they are often controlled at a national or strategic level of command
- Special reconnaissance : Also known as SR, missions deep in denied areas, conducted by special operations personnel. They may be in or out of uniform. While SR units may direct air, missile, or artillery strikes, they strive to stay undetected.
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- Terrorism and U.S. Intelligence : Activities of the U.S. government to identify potential sources for the tactical use of terrorism, related to but distinct from intelligence on political insurgencies that may or may not use that tactic
- Transnational spillover from insurgency : Add brief definition or description
- U.S. intelligence involvement with World War II Japanese war criminals : Actions by intelligence agencies, primarily in the U.S. Army, where Japanese strongly suspected of war crimes were not prosecuted in exchange for information, such as details of the biological weapons program
- U.S. intelligence involvement with World War II Nazi war criminals : Actions by intelligence agencies, primarily in the U.S. Army, where Nazi strongly suspected of war crimes were not prosecuted in exchange for information, such information on the Soviet Union
- U.S. intelligence involvement with World War II war criminals : Choices by U.S. intelligence agencies, after the Second World War, not to seek prosecution of certain war criminals in return for perceived important intelligence information
- Unconventional warfare (United States doctrine) : The United States' doctrinal term for the way the Department of Defense sees its forces operating in the more global context of insurgency.
- Unified Combatant Command : Operational line-of-commands for United States military groups.
- United States intelligence community : The United States' intelligence agencies coordinated by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
- Wadi al Aqiq : A holding company, owned by Osama bin Laden, in Sudan
- War on terror : A major policy of the George W. Bush Administration, defining global terrorism, as opposed to nation-states as in the Cold War, as the focal point of national security policy