Accession Number:

ADA522062

Title:

Domestic Intelligence and Homeland Security: Are We There Yet

Descriptive Note:

Strategy research project

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2010-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

44.0

Abstract:

This paper assesses domestic intelligence and its application to homeland security to show that even though tremendous gains have been made the domestic intelligence system faces many problems in its organizational structure, in information sharing, and in intelligence analysis. To address this topic, this paper will first distinguish the differences between intelligence, law enforcement intelligence, and domestic intelligence to establish a common framework used throughout the paper. This research paper also critically examines current legislation that governs domestic intelligence activities to highlight restrictions on domestic intelligence collection and their associated impact while making recommendations to improve policy. It reviews current organizational processes for intelligenceinformation gathering and sharing to demonstrate that there are systems in place to share information between localities, states, and the federal government. Lastly, this paper scrutinizes institutional biases to show that even though progress has been made in the intelligence community and other departments and agencies,

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Defense
  • Military Intelligence

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE