all-source intelligence to
provide an independent analysis of events to U.S. Department of State policy
makers. The INR exists to ensure not only that intelligence activities aid
foreign policy and national security but also serve as a central point for
providing a policy review of counter-Âintelligence as well as law enforcement
activities. In short, the INRÂ’s main mission is to harness intelligence to
serve U.S. diplomacy and to analyze geographical and international boundary
issuesÂ—including the virtual ones in the cyber domain. INR is a member of the
U.S. intelligence community.
Intelligence; U.S. Intelligence Community.
U.S. Department of State. Bureau of Intelligence and Research. [Online, 2004.]
U.S. Department of State Website. http://www.state.gov/s/inr/.