The New Development and Countermeasures of Using Open Source Intelligence in America
Purpose/significance]It is necessary to learn from foreign open source intelligence research systems and working mechanisms, especially those of America, in order to promote the construction of new types of think tanks with Chinese characteristics, enhance the efficiency of using open source intelligence, improve the strategic analysis level of national high-level think tanks and perfect the open source intelligence research in China.[Method/process] In this paper, we summarized and analyzed the historical development of the open source intelligence research in America to highlight the important position of the open source intelligence. Besides, we ifgured out the advantages and disadvantages of the open source intelligence research in America. [Result/conclusion] Based on the comparative analysis, a suggestion is given to the open source intelligence research and work in China, that is, constructing the “national competitive intelligence system”.