James talks about the differences between the old school intelligence officers versus today’s more risk adverse approach. Technology is changing how intelligence collection is carried out, effecting everything from the case officers on the ground to the bureaucrats who issue their orders. The older generation was better at taking risks but today’s generation is better as mitigating risks.

Episode 6: Old School Versus New School Intelligence Gathering

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