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dimensional and unidirectional process. “[I]n fact, the [process] is multidimensional, multidirectional,

and — most importantly — interactive and iterative.” 32

Dissemination

Production

Analysis

User

Evaluation

Evaluation

Source: Modified from a Department of Defense publication.

Figure 4. Process of Intelligence Creation and Use.

The purpose of this process is for the intelligence service to provide decisionmakers

with tools, or “products” that assist them in identifying key decision factors. Such

32 Douglas H. Dearth, “National Intelligence: Profession and Process,” in Strategic Intelligence: Theory and

Application, eds. Douglas H. Dearth and R. Thomas Goodden, 2d ed. (Washington, DC: Joint Military Intelligence

Training Center, 1995), 17.

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Requirement/

Feedback

Processing/

Exploitation

Planning/

Tasking

Collection

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