Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Re: [political-research] DoD to Set Up Joint Intelligence Operations Centers Worldwide

Anything with the word "JOINT" in it is Globalist, not American.

Sean McBride wrote:
> [The neoconservatives are still engaged in massive global
> empire-building, using the DoD as a base of operations. Nothing has
> changed. William Boykin, mentioned below, is apparently a militant
> Christian Zionist and one of many neocon tools in the Bush
> administration.]
> [The neocons don't care how low Bush sinks in the public opinion polls
> -- they hold the democratic process in total contempt, even while
> falsely claiming to be acting in the name of democracy. If the
> Democrats come back into power, the neoconservatives will simply be
> replaced by neoliberals -- same thing. Most of the key neocon plans
> are still on track.]
> [Still waiting in the wings: 9/11 Part II.]
> [The current revolt against Rumsfeld in the military establishment
> will not be nearly enough to derail this juggernaut.]
> http://www.lincolntribune.com/modules/news/print.php?storyid=4257
> DoD to Set Up Joint Intelligence Operations Centers Worldwide
> *Date* 2006/4/13 11:14:14 | *Topic:* Military
> By Gerry J. Gilmore
> *WASHINGTON* ? The Defense Department is moving to establish a
> worldwide group of joint intelligence organizations designed to
> rapidly gather, interpret and act on information to better meet
> 21st-century military needs, senior military officials said here today.
> On April 3, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld issued a directive to
> establish a Joint Intelligence Operations Center at DoD's Defense
> Intelligence Agency, at each unified combatant command and at U.S.
> Forces Korea, Army Lt. Gen. William G. Boykin, deputy undersecretary
> of defense for intelligence and warfighting support, told reporters at
> a news briefing.
> "What we're trying to do is move towards 'operationalizing'
> intelligence," Boykin explained. This entails transforming military
> intelligence from being a staff function into "both a staff function,
> when appropriate, and an operational concept," he said.
> Findings of Capitol Hill and DoD commissions and studies, including
> the latest Quadrennial Defense Review, conducted since the Sept. 11,
> 2001, attacks on the United States recommended the department
> integrate and improve the processes it uses to more rapidly gather,
> analyze and act on intelligence information, Boykin said.
> One of the first changes DoD made to improve its intelligence
> structure, Boykin said, was to establish the Office of the
> Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence in 2003, headed by Stephen
> A. Cambone.
> Cambone then directed a study titled "Taking Stock of Defense
> Intelligence," which sought present and future warfighting
> requirements feedback from combatant commanders and DoD's global
> intelligence community, Boykin said.
> DoD also conducted a "Reform of Human Intelligence" study at about the
> same time, Boykin said.
> The two studies were combined into a single program in January 2004,
> called "Remodeling Defense Intelligence." The JIOC concept came out of
> the RDI initiative, Boykin said.
> A JIOC that's now operational in Baghdad will serve as a template for
> the other new centers, Boykin said.
> "We're getting nothing but positive feedback from Iraq," Boykin said.
> That center uses a single-source analytical database system, he said,
> which saves time during intelligence operations.
> Analysts at the Iraq JIOC now accomplish tasks in minutes that would
> routinely take hours to do at an old-style center, Boykin said.
> Boykin said the JIOC system is structured to eliminate traditional
> chain-of-command logjams to facilitate rapid cross-communications
> between analysts and intelligence gatherers in the field, known as
> collectors.
> "What we're trying to do is create a situation where the analyst is
> talking to the collector, and there's no filter in the middle," Boykin
> said.
> Collection managers work with analysts and collectors to maintain
> information flows, set priorities and allocate resources, Boykin said.
> Initiatives like JIOC are part of U.S. efforts "to continuously strive
> to improve our intelligence system, whether that be in support of the
> president of the United States, in support of our troops deployed
> around the world, or those working here to protect the homeland," said
> Army Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Burgess Jr., deputy director of national
> intelligence for customer outcomes at the National Intelligence
> Directorate.
> The key goal is to achieve more integrated and better-focused
> intelligence activities that are closely linked with actual
> operations, Burgess said.
> "The JIOC concept gets us to that linkage that we need to see," the
> general said.
> Modern battlefields like Afghanistan and Iraq have highlighted the
> need for decentralized intelligence activities that can rapidly assess
> information and then "react to the fleeting opportunities that we have
> to get a target that is presented to us," Burgess said.
> This article comes from Lincoln Tribune
> http://www.lincolntribune.com <http://www.lincolntribune.com/>
> The URL for this story is:
> http://www.lincolntribune.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=4257

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