Chapter 14 Intelligence

When discussing the methods that we might use to gather information from individuals, there are a few routes that we can take. We can use human intelligence, often abbreviated as HUMINT. HUMINT involves the acquisition of information, usually in a noncovert manner, through personal contact with the source of the information. HUMINT includes a variety of interviewing and questioning techniques.

When we acquire human intelligence through clandestine means, commonly known as spying, this is referred to as clandestine HUMINT. Clandestine HUMINT uses techniques such as recruiting those in the employ of a target to provide information, clandestine reporting methods and tools, and a variety of equipment and resources to aid ...

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