Teaching Intelligence: Getting Started by John Macartney

Originally prepared for the 1999 Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), held in Washington, DC, Feb 17-20, 1999. Condensed and updated for the Joint Military Intelligence College sponsored Conference on the Teaching of Intelligence, 18 June 1999. Contents of This Paper:

  • What is Intelligence?
  • Approaches to Teaching Intelligence
  • Ignorance, Conspiracies & James Bond
  • Topics to Cover
  • Books & Course Materials
  • Lessons Learned: My Experience
  • Attachment A: My Course at AU
  • Attachment B: Putting Intelligence into Foreign Policy Courses
  • Attachment C: Getting Yourself Up to Speed on Intelligence
  • Attachment D: Case Studies