A Compendium of Analytic Tradecraft Notes

CIAs Directorate of Intelligence has issued a reprinted and revised edition of A Compendium of Analytic Tradecraft Notes, Volume I (Notes 1-10). The Tradecraft Notes have become a standard reference within CIA for practitioners and teachers of intelligence analysis. The revised compendium contains 10 Tradecraft Notes issued to analysts during March-December 1995, plus a new Foreword by John Gannon, Deputy Director for Intelligence. CIA has made this edition of the compendium available to the public to help shed light on how the Directorate of Intelligence meets the daily challenges of providing timely, accurate, and rigorous analysis to intelligence consumers.