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Articles written by: Samuel Culper III

Map of Baltimore Homicides & Intelligence Analysis

Map of Baltimore Homicides & Intelligence Analysis

[Admin Note: I’ll be at the Appalachian Oath Keepers Summit in Gilbert, WV this weekend teaching some basic Intelligence Collection & Analysis skills for community preparedness.  We’ll be covering how to complete an Intelligence Preparation of the Community (IPC) / Area Study product.  I’ve been adding another chapter to the […]

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Markets Bloody – Here’s Your Community Security Checklist

Markets Bloody – Here’s Your Community Security Checklist

As if you weren’t already aware, Asian markets are bleeding all over the place today (0100 hrs Eastern).  The European markets open at 0300 hrs Eastern, which I’m not staying up for, but the safe bet is on seeing Western markets open down, too. I’m not ready to quote Fred […]

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Racial Strife, Black Lives Matter and the Prognostications of Domestic Conflict

Racial Strife, Black Lives Matter and the Prognostications of Domestic Conflict

There’s undoubtedly an increased interest in race in America.  Many Americans, myself included, believe that race relations have worsened under the Obama regime, and there are some numbers to back that up (chart below).  In my unlicensed opinion, the exploitation of these rifts has been intentional.  I do believe that […]

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Uses of the Enemy: Mastering Effective Propaganda

Uses of the Enemy: Mastering Effective Propaganda

A couple weeks ago, Donald Trump put himself on the map for me when he said of Senator John McCain, “He’s not a war hero.  He was a war hero because he was captured.  I like people who weren’t captured.”  Knowing that Donald Trump is the quasi-conservative but highly more […]

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September Training Dates in Florida: Orlando & Tampa

September Training Dates in Florida: Orlando & Tampa

Hey Florida – I’m coming to see you in September! 11-13 SEP – Orlando, FL – SHTF Intelligence 18-20 SEP – Tampa, FL – SHTF Intelligence The SHTF Intelligence Course is a three day class designed to get your intelligence element up and running. We spend the first morning discussing some […]

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11 Critical Variables for Community Intelligence

11 Critical Variables for Community Intelligence

When I was in the Schoolhouse, we trained against a Soviet-style adversary.  This was post-9/11 and Army doctrine was still preparing analysts for intelligence support to conventional force-on-force warfare: tanks, armored vehicles, mechanized infantry and self-propelled artillery.  One of the crowning achievements of earning our MOS was being able to […]

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On Developing Actionable Intelligence

On Developing Actionable Intelligence

(Admin Note: I hope that everyone has a great Fourth of July.  Take a day off and enjoy some time with friends and family; celebrate and get reacquainted with this nation’s Founding.  I certainly will.  I’ll be back next week with another article.  In the meantime, if developing actionable intelligence […]

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Targeting: An Exercise in Generating Intelligence Requirements

Targeting: An Exercise in Generating Intelligence Requirements

I was talking with a new acquaintance about intelligence support to targeting and why I don’t say much about it or the targeting cycle.  There may not be any good reason why I don’t talk about targeting so we’ll start with some practical homework that exercises the fundamentals of the […]

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Secret Agents & Voluntary Informers (SWM 1940)

Secret Agents & Voluntary Informers (SWM 1940)

I’m filling in a few spots in the Community Intelligence Manual (Print&Ebook, Print, Ebook) by going back into some of my old manuals published when, you know, they didn’t have billion dollar budgets.  So I came across some descriptions for Secret Agents, Voluntary Informers, and Liaison Operations in the 1940 […]

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Mark Cuban on Building a Pattern of Life & Social Profile

Mark Cuban on Building a Pattern of Life & Social Profile

Mark Cuban: tech billionaire and privacy advocate. In the video below, Mark talks about how social media is being used by online companies and “in every walk of life,” which also includes the government’s surveillance state.  All this social media — indeed, our entire online presence — is being put together […]

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