First published in the 1970s by Jerome Clauser, this book was used by intelligence analysts to track and monitor the Communist threat. Although today's environment has changed considerably, analysts still need to understand the basics. The book focuses on how to research, what qualities are needed to be an intelligence analyst, and what methods can be used.
Jerome Clauser is the author of several publications on intelligence education and training. His previous books include Voice of the United Nations Command: A description of a strategic radio broadcasting psychological operation; and An overview of collateral psychological operations in the Republic of Korea. Jan Goldman is the author or editor of numerous articles and books on intelligence to include Ethics of Spying: A Reader for the Intelligence Professional, and Words of Intelligence: A Dictionary. He is the editor for Scarecrow Professional Intelligence Education Series.