Hey Austin – Thank you for a great weekend. I enjoyed meeting everyone and I certainly hope that y’all use the course material to develop intelligence for community preparedness and security. Here are some downloads that will help you in your endeavors.


IPB Smart Book (Word Doc)

U.S. Solar Power Projects (PDF)

SALUTE Report Presentation (PowerPoint)


Threat Analysis intelligence_cycle

IR copy


The photo immediate below is our event map.  We started with the unavailability of food, then we moved out to causes until we reached events.  Following the event (terrorism or war with Russia or China), we now have a list of potential follow-on effects.  The second photo is our Analysis of Competing Hypotheses (ACH).

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