05 Jan 2010
In what is certainly the most scathing commentary on U.S. Intelligence efforts in Afghanistan, the Center for New American Security Study today published the controversial white paper called “Fixing Intel: A Blueprint for Making Intelligence Relevant in Afghanistan.” The report critically examines the relevance of the U.S. intelligence community to the counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan. The authors, including Major General Michael T. Flynn, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence in Afghanistan, argue that the United States’ intelligence apparatus still finds itself unable to answer fundamental questions about the environment in which U.S. and allied forces operate in and the people they are trying to protect and persuade. Click here to download the full white paper. We recommend taking the time to read it!