Abstract and Keywords
This article reviews the calls for competitive analysis from outside reviews of American intelligence performances. It evaluates the major competitive analytic techniques and some of the efforts by the American intelligence community in putting them to practice. The article also discusses the difficult bureaucratic, intellectual, cultural, and human collection hurdles that can pose a constraint on effective competitive analysis practices in the American intelligence community. The article concludes with some recommendations for better and competitive analysis under the auspices of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI).
Keywords: competitive analysis, American intelligence performances, competitive analytic techniques, American intelligence community, collection hurdles, effective competitive analysis, recommendations, DNI
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