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• Identifies actual organizations and individuals involved in the institutionalization of open source information within the U.S. intelligence community
• Assesses how open source developments reconfigure the relationship between citizens and their government
• Tells the inside story of the turf wars among agencies vying for control of open source reforms
• Offers a communication-based model for understanding the processes of institutional change within the U.S. national security arena
• Critique and commentary from intelligence officials and analysts regarding open source reforms within the intelligence community and homeland security sector
• Three interrelated case studies through which post-9/11 U.S. intelligence reform is analyzed and critiqued
• Examples of collateral, including official and unofficial photos, from the 2007 and 2008 Open Source Conferences sponsored by the Director of National Intelligence
• A timeline of key open source developments, including the establishment of associated commissions and changes in organizational structures, policies, and cultures
• Appendices containing excerpts of key open source legislation and policy documents
• A bibliography of open source-related scholarship and commentary
"An assiduous and incisive account of the U.S. Intelligence Community’s flirtation with ‘open source intelligence." - Gordon R. Mitchell, Associate Professor of Communication, University of Pittsburgh
"This study proves clearly the vital importance of critical analyses of communication for placing national security in an ethical balance with a robust democratic culture." - Ross B. Singer, Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale