Because No One Else Can by LTC Jim Nicholson

By LTC Jim Nicholson

“Because not anyone Else Can” is a textbook. yet, a few probably want to learn it as half textbook, half “Playbook,” half heritage ebook, half intelligence primer for the uninitiated and half army Intelligence occupation memoir. This booklet is essentially divided into 3 sections; Nicholson Sea tales, the knowledge of a few of the simplest analysts within the Intelligence group as imparted within the Epilogue by means of “The Tribal Elders” and the Annexes; greater than sixty Operational Plans, SOPs, Operational safety Templates, Memoranda, innovations of Operation, Matrices and extra. it's a consultant for the younger analyst or supervisor but additionally a “look inside of” when you understand little of the army Intelligence neighborhood and continually sought after a journey in the course of the “Secret Sausage manufacturing unit” yet have been forbidden. In Post-9/11 the USA, all people has a “need to know.”
the writer supplies his perspectives on find out how to lessen the army rape challenge, his conception on what's in the back of the “Green-on-Blue” (“Insider”) lethal attacks on allied troops in Afghanistan, the SEAL e-book controversy, the time out of CIA undercover operative Valerie Plame Wilson via a member of the Bush management and why army Intelligence troops dealing with discharge within the put up wars cut-backs will be retained and utilized in the “three wars” the U.S. is shortly combating inside its personal borders. within the Annexes there's a whole file of Counterintelligence Survey performed on an army base by means of a crew supervised via the writer. within the years best as much as 11th of September it was once a nice-to-do, thorough protection survey. this present day, it may be a needs to do.” yet, it really is expensive and hard work extensive, which begs the questions: “How many are being performed and the way often?
This e-book explains why this day we're all within the intelligence company. The Intelligence neighborhood – army, govt and personal - has acquired to be larger than it ever has been prior to. every person had larger commence sharing. Elitism, exaggerated type, business enterprise satisfaction and private egos needs to be put aside. another way, as a country we may perhaps finish up “Secret Squirreling” ourselves into bankruptcy.
For Intelligence teachers the publication model deals distinctive advantages:
•The SOPs, CONOPs, OPLANs, templates and different fabric within the Annexes may be revealed as a hand-outs for college kids or seminar attendees
•The book Kindle should be attached to an over-head projector for slide displays to accompany a lecture
•Graphics, comparable to the special line-and-block Intelligence structure charts displaying how info flows right into a significant Intel unit and items movement out are readable and transparent in each aspect for projection or reproduction.

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