Title: Intelligence Analysis
Author: Robert M. Clark.
Clark, Robert M. (2017). Intelligence Analysis: A Target-Centric Approach (5th ed.). Los Angeles, CA: SAGE/CQ Press
Date Posted: October 5, 2016
This book is frequently used in academic courses on intelligence. Robert M. Clark currently is an independent consultant performing threat analyses for the U.S. Intelligence Community. He is also a faculty member of the Intelligence and Security Academy and a professor of intelligence studies at the University of Maryland University College. He previously was a faculty member of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Intelligence Community Officers course and course director of the DNI Introduction to the Intelligence Community course. Dr. Clarkserved as a U.S. Air Force electronics warfare officer and intelligence officer, reaching the rank of lieutenant colonel. At the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), he was a senior analyst and group chief responsible for managing analytic methodologies. Clark holds an SB from MIT, a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, and a JD from George Washington University. He has previously authored three books: Intelligence Analysis: A Target-Centric Approach (4th edition, 2013), TheTechnical Collection of Intelligence (2010), and Intelligence Collection (2014).