Homeland Security Intelligence (CRS)

08.25.06 | 1 min read | Text by Steven Aftergood

The first in a new series of Congressional Research Service reports on homeland security intelligence presents a broad introduction to the subject.

“The proliferation of intelligence and information fusion centers across the country indicate that state and local leaders believe there is value to centralizing intelligence gathering and analysis in a manner that assists them in preventing and responding to local manifestations of terrorist threats to their people, infrastructure, and other assets,” the CRS report suggests.

See “Homeland Security Intelligence: Perceptions, Statutory Definitions, and Approaches,” August 18, 2006.