Review the below paragraph and write a response to the questions/ statement posed in at least 600 words.
Lowenthal said that intelligence analysis is an intellectual process that it is prone to error. He even suggested that the current quality of U.S. intelligence is
“as good as it gets.” McDowell discussed demands and challenges associated with strategic intelligence collection and analysis. Johnson discussed major
attributes that are measurable and can be used when assessing intelligence reporting. These attributes are accuracy, relevance, timeliness,
comprehensiveness, readability, probability, objectivity, and actionability. Johnson also discussed the 5 major steps in the intelligence cycle. These steps are:
Planning and Direction, Collection, Processing, Analysis, and Dissemination. Identify and discuss at least 1 thing that can go wrong in each step of the
intelligence cycle. Use Johnson’s 8 attributes as a framework of analysis for your response.
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to access the chapters by McDowell that are referenced the are chapters 13-15 of Strategic Intelligence: A Handbook for Practitioners, Managers, and Users.
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