Entries by Jim Red

Value and Handling of Prisoners in World War I

Published with Permission by: Lori S. Tagg, Command Historian, US Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, AZ. “Prisoners or deserters constitute one of the most fruitful sources from which information of the enemy is obtained.” —Intelligence Regulations, American Expeditionary Forces, October 21, 1918 By the time of the Armistice ending World War I on […]

What Will We Say About the North Korea Situation in 2021?

Published with Permission by: Lint, James R., “Potential Worst-Case Scenarios from North Korea’s Nuclear Threat”, In Homeland Security, 19 Sept. 2017, Web, http://inhomelandsecurity.com/will-say-north-korea-situation-2021/ By James Lint Faculty Member, School of Business, American Military University Senior Editor for InCyberDefense and Contributor, In Homeland Security Correctly anticipating attacks is a difficult science. Years after Pearl Harbor, historians and academics still study why […]

Potential Worst-Case Scenarios from North Korea’s Nuclear Threat

Published with Permission by: Lint, James R., “Potential Worst-Case Scenarios from North Korea’s Nuclear Threat”, In Homeland Security, 06 Sept. 2017, Web, http://inhomelandsecurity.com/worst-case-scenarios-north-korea/ By James Lint Faculty Member, School of Business, American Military University Senior Editor for InCyberDefense and Contributor, In Homeland Security There are many reasons to be worried about North Korea. It seems that we actually have not been […]

Iraq Reconstruction

Summary by Alexander Aguilera: Infographic from the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction published in April of 2011. Contains graphics and data concerning the Iraq Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior, as well as basic information on Iraq’s military spending budget during this period. We would like to thank SIGIR for their permission to use […]

The 1st Corps Observation Group in World War I

Published with Permission by: Lori S. Tagg, Command Historian, US Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, AZ. In the latter half of the 19th century, military organizations around the world began experimenting with aerial technologies. By the early part of the 20th century, advances in airplanes and cameras inevitably linked these two technologies for […]

Counterintelligence In The American Expeditionary Forces (AEF)

Published with Permission by: Lori S. Tagg, Command Historian, US Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, AZ. In 1917, following declaration of war against Germany, the United States began building its one-million-man military force through a wide-spread draft. In the process, all eligible US citizens and resident foreign nationals were swept into the US […]

Tactical Signals Intelligence Originates in World War I

Published with Permission by: Lori S. Tagg, Command Historian, US Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, AZ. After the invention of the radio in the 1890s, the first widespread use of the technology for military communications occurred during World War I.  The ease of intercepting radio messages quickly spurred advances in encryption and decryption […]

US Army’s First Code and Cipher Bureau Created June 10, 1917

Published with Permission by: Lori S. Tagg, Command Historian, US Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, AZ. When Ralph Van Deman established the War Department’s intelligence organization shortly after the US entered World War I, he was faced with building his section from nearly nothing.  Although his background was more in the field of […]