The Evolution of Structured Analytic Techniques by Richards J. Heuer, Jr.

Presentation to the National Academy of Science, National Research Council Committee on Behavioral and Social Science Research to Improve Intelligence Analysis for National Security, Washington, DC, December 8, 2009.

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Mr. Heuer has 58 years of experience working for the US Government in both operations and analysis for the Central Intelligence Agency from 1951 to his retirement in 1979, as an independent contractor for CIA from 1979 to 1995, and a consultant for the Department of Defense Personnel Security Research Center from 1995 to the present. He is the co-author of Structured Analytic Techniques for Intelligence scheduled for publication February 2010, author of the 1999 book Psychology of Intelligence Analysis, and editor of the 1978 book Quantitative Approaches to Political Intelligence: The CIA Experience.