Review elements of the The Intelligence Cycle (Links to an external site.). In your final paper you will be required to demonstrate your understanding of the Intelligence gathering process and formulate a request for intelligence. This forum will help you with this portion of your final paper.
Initial Post. Assume you are an official within the Department of Homeland Security who prepares advisories and makes recommendations for government and law enforcement agencies within the US and abroad. For this forum prepare a Request for Intelligence (RFI) information targeting a specific terrorist organization. What are the things you want to know about the organization, their tactics, and ability to carry out an attack? Your initial post should be at least 250 to 300 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.