Members of the U.S. Intelligence community

Visit the website of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (Links to an external site.) to identify the Members of the U.S. Intelligence community. Select two agencies for further research (only one may be from the Department of Defense). Summarize the role and area of responsibility as part of the U.S. Intelligence community. Explain the primary types of intelligence these agencies gather and how the intelligence is used. Explain how these agencies work together and support each other in counter-terrorism operations. In your own words, describe what you think these agencies do well and what methods they can improve.

Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s), scholarly resources, and or official government sources. Properly cite any references used in your post.

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Intelligence Collection Disciplines

Intelligence Collection Disciplines. In preparation for this discussion forum review The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (Links to an external site.) web page as it lays out all the agencies considered part of the Intelligence Community and has links to each agency. Then review the FBI – Director of Intelligence  (Links to an external site.)webpage that lays out the Intelligence Collection Disciplines.

Briefly describe two of the different types of intelligence, which agencies have this capability and how the intelligence can be used to support homeland security efforts. Explain which type of intelligence identified on the FBI list that you think is most important to counterterrorism operations and why.

Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s), scholarly resources, and or official government sources.