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- Grand strategy : The application of all national means of affecting the actions of other nations and non-national actors; specifically includes but is not restricted to military means
- Military doctrine : The fundamental principles of a military organization.
- Intelligence (information gathering) : The practice of finding information on opponents, or potential opponents.
- 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
- Human-source intelligence (HUMINT) : (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
- Signals intelligence (SIGINT) : the practice of acquiring information through monitoring the electromagnetic signals deliberately trasmitted by an opponent, including communications (COMINT) and non-communications electronics such as radar (ELINT).
- Imagery intelligence (IMINT) : the practice of taking and interpreting visible and infrared light photographs and video, radar imagery, and other ways to form pictures of subjects of interest
- Measurement and signature intelligence (MASINT) : A variety of intelligence gathering disciplines complementary to the technical "mainstream" of imagery intelligence and signals intelligence.
- Open source intelligence (OSINT) : Obtaining information, to be used in intelligence analysis, from sources available to the public. such as radio and television broadcasts, web sites, books, and similar materials.
- Technical intelligence (TECHINT) : Information derived from examination, testing and analysis of foreign equipment and materiel, preferably, but not necessarily, in good working order
- Scientific and technical intelligence (STINFO) : In contrast to TECHINT, which is directed to specific materiel, working at a strategic/national level to study foreign materiel, professional publications and presentations, etc., to determine the level of research & development in a country, the manufacturing processes it can use, its priorities for research, etc.
- Financial intelligence (FININT) : 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
- Intelligence analysis management : the process of managing and organizing the analytical processing of raw intelligence information into finished intelligence
- 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
- Cognitive traps for intelligence analysis : detecting and mitigating potential errors in the intelligence analysis process
- Intelligence dissemination management : The process of managing the distribution of intelligence information to appropriate consumers, consistent with the conflicting demands of security and usability.
- Counterintelligence : Countermeasures to foreign intelligence organizations collecting intelligence against one's own side.
- Covert action : Any of a range of activities, intended to affect the behavior of a target nation or non-national actor, where the fact of the action is known, but the responsibility for the action cannot be proven.
- 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).
- 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