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Business Confidential by Maryann KARINCH, Peter EARNEST

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CHAPTER SEVEN

Analysis

Why would information gathered solely from open sources earn a classification of confidential and be packaged as intelligence? The answer lies in a story that Greg Hartley, decorated U.S. Army interrogator and interrogation instructor, and whose books on human behavior are mentioned in Chapter 6, told me about creating an interrogation scenario. Hartley, who taught at the SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape) school, used various sources on the Web to pull together something he thought represented a realistic scenario in which U.S. military personnel might find themselves. It was too realistic for the brass, who told him that it could not be used. Having had front-line exposure to situations, proficiency in Arabic, ...

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