On uncertainty and the limits of intelligence

Peter Jackson

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

The Handbook discusses national security intelligence within a political and historical context, explaining how intelligence agencies operate and how they collect information from around the world. It examines the problems that come with transforming raw information into credible analysis, and the difficulties involved in disseminating intelligence to policymakers. This chapter focuses on uncertainty and the limits of intelligence.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationOxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence
EditorsLoch Johnson
Place of PublicationNew York
Pages452-471
Number of pages20
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Fingerprint

intelligence
uncertainty
national security

Keywords

  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Secret Service
  • intelligence

Cite this

Jackson, P. (2010). On uncertainty and the limits of intelligence. In L. Johnson (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence (pp. 452-471). New York.
Jackson, Peter. / On uncertainty and the limits of intelligence. Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence. editor / Loch Johnson. New York, 2010. pp. 452-471
@inbook{da6b6f6fffe84c98ab76e3905401df51,
title = "On uncertainty and the limits of intelligence",
abstract = "The Handbook discusses national security intelligence within a political and historical context, explaining how intelligence agencies operate and how they collect information from around the world. It examines the problems that come with transforming raw information into credible analysis, and the difficulties involved in disseminating intelligence to policymakers. This chapter focuses on uncertainty and the limits of intelligence.",
keywords = "Central Intelligence Agency, Secret Service, intelligence",
author = "Peter Jackson",
note = "e-isbn: 9780195375886",
year = "2010",
language = "English",
isbn = "0195375882",
pages = "452--471",
editor = "Loch Johnson",
booktitle = "Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence",

}

Jackson, P 2010, On uncertainty and the limits of intelligence. in L Johnson (ed.), Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence. New York, pp. 452-471.

On uncertainty and the limits of intelligence. / Jackson, Peter.

Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence. ed. / Loch Johnson. New York, 2010. p. 452-471.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

TY - CHAP

T1 - On uncertainty and the limits of intelligence

AU - Jackson, Peter

N1 - e-isbn: 9780195375886

PY - 2010

Y1 - 2010

N2 - The Handbook discusses national security intelligence within a political and historical context, explaining how intelligence agencies operate and how they collect information from around the world. It examines the problems that come with transforming raw information into credible analysis, and the difficulties involved in disseminating intelligence to policymakers. This chapter focuses on uncertainty and the limits of intelligence.

AB - The Handbook discusses national security intelligence within a political and historical context, explaining how intelligence agencies operate and how they collect information from around the world. It examines the problems that come with transforming raw information into credible analysis, and the difficulties involved in disseminating intelligence to policymakers. This chapter focuses on uncertainty and the limits of intelligence.

KW - Central Intelligence Agency

KW - Secret Service

KW - intelligence

UR - http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195375886.003.0028

M3 - Chapter

SN - 0195375882

SP - 452

EP - 471

BT - Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence

A2 - Johnson, Loch

CY - New York

ER -

Jackson P. On uncertainty and the limits of intelligence. In Johnson L, editor, Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence. New York. 2010. p. 452-471