humint


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humint

(ˈhjuːmɪnt)
n
(Military) human intelligence: military intelligence gained from human sources with knowledge of the target area
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OSI earned awards in these DoD CI and HUMINT Enterprise categories:
This focus area encompasses niche training such as Joint Counterintelligence Training Academy courses for CI personnel, HUMINT Training-Joint Center of Excellence for HUMINT personnel, and Digital Intelligence Systems Master Gunners Course for 35Ts (Military Intelligence Systems Maintainer/Integrator).
AI applies power and programming, while humint contributes judgment, imagination, and creativity.
This humint, augmented by the very beginnings of sigint, accelerated rapidly once hostilities began.
* Local law enforcement, given its deep community ties and frontline role in thwarting terrorist planning, is ideally positioned to use HUMINT methods to detect terrorist activities.
His years as a special agent and the six months he spent in Baghdad in 2005 lend credibility to discussions of HUMINT, a traditionally Army-dominated field.
Topics include the philosophy and proclaimed strategy of al-Qaeda, the transnational objectives of Islamism, the relative advantages of political warfare versus psychological operations, US and EU antiterrorism cooperative efforts, the participation of Hamas and Hezbollah in electoral politics, human intelligence (HUMINT) and counterterrorism, terrorist threats from Mexico, and common chemicals as precursors for explosives and tools for locating bomb makers.
Nine years into the Afghanistan and Iraq wars (though the "combat phase" of the latter has recently ended), strenuous debate continues over the efficacy of human intelligence (HUMINT) techniques employed to obtain critical information.
The Guardian, which has been publishing fresh diplomatic cables on Wikileaks, has learned that the intelligence shopping list is drawn up annually by the manager of Humint (human intelligence), a post created by the Bush administration in 2005 in a push to better co-ordinate intelligence after 9/11.
Lake, the CIA's deputy director of Community HUMINT, told the gathering.
It is the first Air Force human intelligence or HUMINT detachment since 1995 and provides new means for the Air Force ISR Agency to accomplish intelligence missions.