By David Bullock

КнигиОписание (About this book): The Czech Legion was once not only a unmarried army unit, yet a volunteer military that fielded as much as 100,000 troops at the Allied facet on all 3 major fronts of the conflict. because simply the defeat of Austro-Hungary and Germany provided any wish forCzech nationwide independence, they have been among the main prompted and steadfast of the Allied forces. After the Bolshevik Revolution, they fought their means throughout Russia, captured the Russian nationwide gold reserves and used this as a bargaining chip to strength the Bolsheviks so they can go back domestic. this day theLegion is known because the founding fathers of Czech nationhood. This very vibrant strength of worldwide struggle I hasn't ever ahead of been precise in English and is illustrated with an unbelievable array of never-before-published images.

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Although analysts and their managers work in the current glare of public concern over their craft, they have specific concerns about that craft as well. Drawn from more than several dozen discussions and interviews with working analysts and managers, the issues raised below represent those of most concern. And although we conducted too few interviews overall with too many agencies for responses to be statistically significant, they illustrate the concerns raised by a wide range of people involved in analysis across the National Foreign Intelligence Program.

The analytic community faces a clutch of human capital issues, from the immediate effect of compensation reform, to how to develop and train analytic tradecraft, to how to nurture a new and different cohort of analysts. There are now several focal points among specific organizations for analytic tradecraft, notably the CIA University’s Kent Center but also NSA’s National Cryptologic School (NCS), and the Joint Military Intelligence College (JMIC), as well as training programs within the Service Centers such as the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) and the National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC).

Examining the Interviews in More Detail Our interviewees had very different views about the state of their craft. Some analytic agencies report that “all is well” but do so in several variants. ” Variant 3 is that other analytic agencies indicate that all is not well, in the respondent’s own agency or elsewhere. How do analysts feel about their trade? The most frequent lament among all-source analysts relates to data-sharing and data ownership. However, another common concern is the one mentioned above: The Intelligence Community used to do analysis but mostly now does reporting.

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