Intelligence Studies

Volume 56, No. 1

March 2012

Unclassified Extracts from Studies in Intelligence


Products or Outputs?

*Probing the Implications of Changing the Outputs of Intelligence

2011 Analyst-IC Associate Teams Program

Following Trends and Triggers:

*Estimating State Instability

J. Eli Margolis

Intelligence in Public Literature

The Glomar Explorer in Film and Print Reviews

Reviewed by David Robarge

No More Secrets: Open Source Information and the Reshaping of U.S. Intelligence

Reviewed by Anthony Olcott

KLO ui Hangukchon Pisa [Secret History of the KLO in the Korean War]

Reviewed by Stephen C. Mercado


Reviewed by Michael Bradford

Intelligence Officer’s Bookshelf

Compiled and reviewed by Hayden Peake


Michael Bradford is the penname of a National Clandestine Service officer who has contributed several reviews of fictional works on intelligence.

J. Eli Margolis is a Defense Intelligence Agency officer stationed in East Asia.

Anthony Olcott is a senior open source analyst assigned to the Center for the Study of Intelligence Emerging Trends Program. He is the author of the recently published Open Source Intelligence in a Networked World.

Stephen C. Mercado is a senior analyst and linguist in the DNI Open Source Center. He focuses on East Asia. He is a frequent contributor of articles and reviews of books published in Asia.

David Robarge is the CIA’s Chief Historian and a frequent contributor to Studies.

Hayden Peake is the Curator of the CIA’s Historical Intelligence Collection. He has served in the Directorate of Science and Technology and the Directorate of Operations.