Category Archives: Strategy

Readings – Historical

Historical Readings (1%)

Steele, Robert with Nafeez Ahmed. “The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1%,The Guardian, June 19, 2014.

Steele, Robert. “The Evolving Craft of Intelligence,” in Robert Dover, Michael Goodman, and Claudia Hillebrand (eds.). Routledge Companion to Intelligence Studies, Oxford, UK: Routledge, July 31, 2013.

Steele, Robert (2010). Human Intelligence: All Humans, All Minds, All the Time, Carlisle, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, Press, June 3, 2010.

Steele, Robert, “Intelligence for the President–AND Everyone Else,” CounterPunch, March 1, 2009.

Steele, Robert. “Open Source Intelligence (Operational),” in Loch Johnson (ed.), Handbook of Intelligence Studies, NY: Routledge, 2008, Chapter 10, pp 129-147.

Steele, Robert. “Open Source Intelligence (Strategic),” in Loch Johnson (ed.), Strategic Intelligence: The Intelligence Cycle, Westport, CT: Praeger, 2007, Chapter 6, pp. 96-122.

Steele, Robert. “New Rules for the New Craft of Intelligence,” in Robert David Steele,  The New Craft of Intelligence: Personal, Public, & Political–Citizen’s Action Handbook for Fighting Terrorism, Genocide, Disease, Toxic Bombs, & Corruption, Oakton, VA: Open Source Solutions, Inc., 2002, Chapter 15, pp. 147-161.

Steele, Robert. “Blank Slate: Open Source Intelligence,” Forbes, June 18, 2006.

Steele, Robert. “The New Craft of Intelligence Making the Most of Open Private Sector Knowledge,” TIME Magazine, March 11, 2002, online.

Over 25 Years Ago

Steele, Robert. “Intelligence in the 1990’s: Recasting National Security in a Changing World,” American Intelligence Journal, Summer/Fall 1990, pp. 29-36.

Gray, Al (Ghost-Written by Robert Steele), “Global Intelligence Challenges in the 1990’s,” American Intelligence Journal, Winter 1989-1990, pp. 37-41.

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