Developing and Exploiting Open Source Signals Intelligence


intelligence cycleThe whole point of intelligence is exploitation- what we collect and refine must be actionable. If not, it does us no good. You can run around with your rifle and kit all day and accomplish exactly zero without a larger coordination and dedicated effort towards recognizing how to exploit weakness in one’s foe. That is, if you don’t get yourself killed. Reality holds that the intelligence cycle begins and ends for most prepper-types with maybe listening to a police scanner every now and then (mostly worthless until something serious is going on), checking social media, gossiping, and then checking your favorite blogs. This all fits in the collection box of the intelligence cycle. Most have put next to zero time focusing on the enablers that are many, many more times important than trigger pulling. There’s a reason I don’t write a lot on line unit tactics (UW is…

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

71 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.