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Author Major, James S., author.

Title Communicating with intelligence : writing and briefing in national security / James S. Major.

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]


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Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 405 pages).
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Security and Professional Intelligence Education Series
Security and professional intelligence education series.
Summary Communicating with Intelligence was the first book to teach the skills needed to make sure that papers, reports, and other products be correctly written by intelligence students and professionals. It also responded to the increased number of degrees in intelligence and national security offered in academic institutions. -- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents PART ONE: THE FOUNDATIONS OF GOOD INTELLIGENCE COMMUNICATION -- Chapter 1: What It's All About -- Chapter 2: Using Argument in Intelligence Writing -- Chapter 3: Reading: Fundamental to Writing -- PART TWO: WRITING WITH INTELLIGENCE -- Chapter 4: A Tool Kit for Writing with Intelligence -- Chapter 5: Prewriting: Warming Up Your Brain to Free Your Hand -- Chapter 6: Writing the First Draft: Getting the Words on Paper -- Chapter 7: Drafting Conclusions -- Chapter 8: Beyond the First Draft: Analytical Papers -- Chapter 9: Revision: Polishing Your Writing -- Chapter 10: Additional Exercises to Hone Your Writing Skills -- PART THREE: BRIEFING WITH INTELLIGENCE -- Chapter 11: Briefing: The Flip Side of the Communication Coin -- Chapter 12: The ABCs of Good Intelligence Briefings and Briefers --Chapter 13: Organizing and Writing the Briefing -- Chapter 14: Fine-Tuning Your Briefing: Voice, Notes, and Visuals -- Chapter 15: Doing It! -- PART FOUR: A SHORT STYLE MANUAL AND CITATION GUIDE -- Chapter 16: A Few Guidelines for a More Readable Style -- Chapter 17: Citing Your Sources: A Must for Scholarship -- Chapter 18: Electronic Citations -- Chapter 19: Handling and Citing Classified Material -- Chapter 20: Answers to the Exercises -- Appendix A: Possible Replacement Words -- Appendix B: A Usage Glossary for Intelligence Writers -- Appendix C: Intelligence Briefing Checklist -- Appendix D: A "Free Sample" Briefing Introduction -- Appendix E: A Sample Briefing Conclusion -- Appendix F: A Briefing Evaluation Form.
Note Print version record.
Subject Communications, Military.
Military intelligence -- Authorship.
Composition (Language arts)
Oral communication.
Briefing, Military.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Composition & Creative Writing.
REFERENCE -- Writing Skills.
Briefing, Military. (OCoLC)fst00838977
Communications, Military. (OCoLC)fst00870348
Composition (Language arts) (OCoLC)fst00871741
Oral communication. (OCoLC)fst01047000
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Major, James S. Communicating with intelligence. Second edition. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014] 9781442226616 (DLC) 2014009872 (OCoLC)881167731
ISBN 9781442226630 (electronic bk.)
1442226633 (electronic bk.)
130688943X (electronic bk.)
9781306889438 (electronic bk.)
9781442226616 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1442226617 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781442226623 (paper ; alk. paper)
1442226625 (paper ; alk. paper)
Standard No. GBVCP 788743066

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