4. Instruments vary by impact:
Military Force (Political)
Economic Statecraft (Economic)
Moral and Cultural Suasion (Social/Cultural)
Begin with the “academic” instrument—
Intelligence Collection and Analysis
5. What intelligence should we gather?
From whom should we gather it?
When should we obtain it?
Where should we obtain it?
9. Daily summary of high-level, all-source information
and analysis on national security issues.
The PDB is coordinated and delivered by the ODNI
Contributions from the CIA as well as other IC elements
PDB has evolved to meet needs and preferences of
and has expanded to include more information
In 2014, the PDB transitioned to electronic delivery
Most historical PDB’s remain classified due to
In groups of 3-4, design a presidential daily briefing for PresidentTrump using your
phones and computers to gather information.
In your briefing, answer these questions:
What policy issues should he be aware of today?
Where are they located?
How should we collect the intelligence we need?
14. President, Vice President, Secretary of
State, Secretary of Defense, and others
Discuss both long-term problems and more
immediate national security crises.
Presidents have given NSC different
degrees of importance and influence.
20. The terrorist attacks on
September 11, 2011
changed the structure of
the U.S. government
and the Intelligence
26. Service: Nation,Agency before Unit, Mission before Self
Integrity: Highest standards of conduct; Accountability
Excellence: Best of backgrounds/expertise; self-aware
Courage: Difficult and dangerous tasks; manage risk
Teamwork: Stand by Others; Collaboration; Inclusion
Stewardship: Protect Information and Methods
28. DIRECTORATE OF OPERATIONS
(NATIONAL CLANDESTINE SERVICE)
Undercover arm of CIA
Authority on all clandestine
operations throughout the
Chief of Station (COS) –Top
CIA officer in a given country
DIRECTORATE OF SCIENCE
Devoted to applying
technology to espionage
Conduct R&D on gadgetry
used by CIA
Examples: Lock picks,
Scientists develop antidotes
for foreign nerve agents and
other biological weapons.
29. DIRECTORATEOF SUPPORT
to significant units
Assists with decision-making
about national security
33. Purpose: CIA and other organizations (producers) in
Intelligence Community provide policymakers
(consumers) with information in advance of decisions
Threat Assessment: Ranking of threats facing U.S.
Targeting: Selection of intelligence targets (tasking)
POTUS Input and Congress Non-Input
Current Intelligence and Research Intelligence