I Am the Very Model of a Modern Intel Analyst
^z 21st May 2023 at 6:52am
|I am the very model of a modern Intel Analyst;|
I serve as technical advisor, counselor, and panelist,
On task forces and tiger teams I fill my hours gainfully,
Coordinating PDBs, IAs, and WIRes, painfully;
I know the labyrinthine corridors of the bureaucracy,
And can recite our Mission Statement scarcely with hypocrisy;
I juggle matrices full of untestable hypotheses,
And quibble over subtle differences of philosophies.
I obfuscate, pontificate, and cover up our data lacks,
Supporting policymakers, if any be insomniacs;
You want scenarios and indicators? Yes, I have a list:
I am the very model of a modern Intel Analyst!
(jargon: intel = intelligence; PDB = President's Daily Brief; IA = Intelligence assessment; WIRe = World Intelligence Review; ...) - ^z - 2018-04-08