29 Aug '13, 11pm

Intel expert: Post-Iraq analysis changes mean better Syria info: Improvements to the government's in... #airforce

Improvements to the government’s intelligence analysis process since the Iraq War will give policymakers better information as they decide whether to strike Syria, according to a former deputy director of national intelligence for analysis. Analysts today know more about the sourcing behind the information they are evaluating and can make better-informed judgments about how reliable or consistent that data is, Tom Fingar said in an Aug. 29 interview. “There’s a lot more rigor in the process of explication of what is known, how it’s known, how reliable it is, confidence levels in judgments,” Fingar said. Fingar, who also previously served as assistant secretary of State for intelligence and research, retired in December 2008 and is now a professor at Stanford University. Intelligence agencies are taking more care to ensure the questions they are asking are the right questio...

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