Open Source Intelligence in the Twenty-First Century

New Approaches and Opportunities

  • Christopher Hobbs
  • Matthew Moran
  • Daniel Salisbury

Part of the New Security Challenges book series (NSECH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Christopher Hobbs, Matthew Moron, Daniel Salisbury
      Pages 1-6
  3. Open Source Intelligence: New Methods and Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. David Omand, Carl Miller, Jamie Bartlett
      Pages 24-43
    3. Alastair Paterson, James Chappell
      Pages 44-62
  4. Open Source Intelligence and Proliferation

  5. Open Source Intelligence and Humanitarian Crises

  6. Open Source Intelligence and Counterterrorism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Christopher Hobbs, Matthew Moron, Daniel Salisbury
      Pages 185-187
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 188-191

About this book


This edited book provides an insight into the new approaches, challenges and opportunities that characterise open source intelligence (OSINT) at the beginning of the twenty-first century. It does so by considering the impacts of OSINT on three important contemporary security issues: nuclear proliferation, humanitarian crises and terrorism.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Christopher Hobbs
    • 1
  • Matthew Moran
    • 1
  • Daniel Salisbury
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Science and Security StudiesKing’s College LondonUK

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