Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday: 25 January 2017, Part Two

Welcome Preppers and Survivalists,

photograph by
Central Intelligence Agency

There are different uses for intelligence, usually strategic and tactical.

Strategic is 'Big Picture,' while tactical is local.

With that said, ... there are different methods of collecting this information.

Wikipedia - List of Intelligence Gathering Sources

Central Intelligence Agency
Of course, some people don't like Wikipedia, so here are a few links from the Central Intelligence Agency with similar information

CIA - INTelligence: Human Intelligence

CIA - INTelligence: Signals Intelligence

CIA - INTellingence: Open Source Intelligence

CIA -  INTelligence: Geospatial Intelligence

Learning about the local and regional villains is important, for certain events.

One way to do that is using open source material, such as newspapers, police reports, talking with people, getting involved with the community, and many others.

Survival Blog - Guest Article: A Primer on Tactical Intelligence Collection, by Samuel Culper

Forward Observer - Ultimate ACE Startup Guide

With that said, a big enough group, like a community, may need to use spies.

But, ... They have limits.

WeaponsMan - 202 BC: Scipio Uses Hannibal’s Spies Against Him

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