Crafting Intelligence Questions
Intelligence analysts working in the national security community regularly respond to questions from the President and senior policymakers about how global events might affect US interests. Analysts receive tactical questions about current events, strategic questions about long-term trends, and hybrid, multi-pronged questions. Draw from your understanding of current international affairs to prepare five questions that President Trump might ask the intelligence community as his administration seeks to advance U.S. interests around the world. Identify whether each question is a current or strategic question.