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- 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.
- 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
- Deception : The act of deceiving or misleading, through the intentional concealing or misrepresentation of facts.
- Plan BODYGUARD : The main Allied strategic deception plan to convince the Nazi military that the main invasion of the continent of Europe would take place at any of a number of places other than Normandy; formerly Plan JAEL; directed by the London Controlling Section
- London Controlling Section : An extremely secret British staff organization, in World War II, in charge of strategic deception, principally to convince the Nazis that the main invasion of Europe would come at any of a variety of places other than Normandy; U.S. counterpart was Joint Security Control
- Maskirovka : A very broad Soviet/Russian military theoretical concept, encompassing what the West regards as camouflage, or deception, concealment and counterintelligence, but going to a conscious plan of convincing the opponent to believe what one wants him to believe
- Mirror-imaging : A fallacy, in intelligence analysis and decisionmaking, that one's opponent analyzes information and makes choices in the same way you do
- Signal-to-noise ratio : A dimensionless number expressing the proportion of useful signal in a communications channel, the remaining content being noise. The higher the ratio, the better the quality.
- Stovepiping : A term of art in intelligence cycle management and intelligence analysis, which prevents proper analysis by preventing objective analysts from drawing conclusions based on all relevant data.
- Target fixation : Failure to maintain overall situational awareness by fixating on one specific goal; in military aviation, the classic example is so concentrating on delivering a bomb to a target that the pilot flies into the ground
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- Cognitive science : The scientific study either of mind or intelligence and includes parts of cognitive psychology, linguistics and computer science.
- Game theory : A field of mathematics commonly associated with economics that provides models for behavior in many diverse situations, and is used in many academic fields from politics to computer science.
- Intercultural competence : The ability to successfully communicate with people of other cultures.
- Signaling strategy : Actions that do not directly compel or deter an opponent, but attempt to demonstrate that the opponent's continued action will lead to consequences that the opponent does not want.
- Edward T. Hall : Add brief definition or description
- Richards Heuer : Add brief definition or description
- Sherman Kent : U.S. intelligence analyst widely credited with developing the basic doctrine of strategic intelligence as a profession
- Reginald Victor Jones : The first qualified scientist in the U.K. Secret Intelligence Service, he both pioneered intelligence doctrine, and played a vital Second World War in countering German attacks
- Abram Shulsky : An American national security policy expert, generally associated with an interventionist foreign policy, who headed the Office of Special Plans in the U.S. Department of Defense of the George W. Bush Administration; theoretician of intelligence analysis