Intelligence Support to Special Operations – JSOU Quick Look

Trojan Footprint UW in Baltic States. U.S. and Danish maritime special operations forces board a ship in the Baltic Sea. Photo by SOCEUR, June 4, 2018.

The Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) has published a primer about intelligence support to special operations. It is intended to provide a brief overview of complex topic. The four-page ‘Quick Look’ presents relevant terms and definitions and some considerations for the SOF intel professional.

Major topics include:

  • SOF Intelligence and the Human Domain
  • Intelligence Community / Interagency Collaboration
  • Supporting Competition, Targeting and Influence
  • Cultivating the Special Operations Intelligence Professional
  • Where Can I Learn More about SOF Intel

This is an interesting and quick read. The references and endnotes section will lead you to even more interesting readings in greater detail.

Intelligence Support to Special Operations
JSOU Quick Look
Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)
SOCOM, MacDill AFB, Florida
February 2021
https://jsou.libguides.com/ld.php?content_id=60204448

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Photo: Trojan Footprint UW in Baltic States. U.S. and Danish maritime special operations forces board a ship in the Baltic Sea. Photo by SOCEUR, June 4, 2018.


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