Methodology

Intelligence Analysis – Understanding Reality in an Era of Dramatic Changes

Itai Brun's book deals with intelligence analysis – the process in which knowledge about the enemy and the environment is developed to serve decision-making in the fields of policy design, operational planning and force build up. Among other things, the book relates to the nature of intelligence analysis, the analysis methodology, the role of intelligence analysis in combat, and the impact of the information revolution on the analysis practice.
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Intelligence in a Time of Rapid Change

Before you is the second issue of the methodological journal Intelligence in Theory and in Practice. The thread connecting the articles in this issue is the need for intelligence personnel to adapt their methods to the increasing pace and intensity of the changes both in the strategic environment and in the operative and technological environment.
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“Thou Shalt Never Change… Thou Shalt Change”: The lack of in-depth understanding about objects researched by the intelligence community.

On both sides of the Atlantic, the intelligence bodies, especially those in charge of research and analysis, have been experiencing a profound crisis in recent decades. This is a crisis rooted in questions of destiny and identity.
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Intelligence in Theory and in Practices

The journal Intelligence – in Theory and in Practice is an outcome of the idea that the Israeli Intelligence Community Commemoration and Heritage Center, as a joint body for the entire intelligence community, should and can contribute to developing a methodological conversation on intelligence practice.
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Collection of Information about ISIS: Opportunities and Challenges*

The situation of the campaign against ISIS, as of the summer of 2016, is complex: on the one hand, ISIS is sustaining losses from the coalition airstrikes. It is also losing some of the territories under its control in Syria, Iraq, and Libya, as a result of ground attacks carried out by local armies and
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When did the First Lebanon War end?

Lecture by Dr. Reuven Erlich at a seminar held by the Israeli Center for Defense Studies, June 12, 2014 In my lecture, I will attempt to examine the question of when the First Lebanon War ended, as part of a seminar dealing with the end of wars in the history of the State of Israel,
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