Published commentary by RAND staff: Media Leaks Hinder Intelligence Gathering, in the Washington Times.
Mar 11, 2007 Washington Times
James Bruce is an adjunct international and defense researcher at the RAND Corporation and formerly a senior political scientist there, a retired senior executive officer (SIS) at CIA, and an adjunct professor at Georgetown and Florida Atlantic Universities. He leads research projects at RAND for U.S. Intelligence Community and DoD clients.
Bruce retired from CIA at the end of 2005 and served in the National Intelligence Council as deputy national intelligence officer for Science and Technology, and as vice chairman of the DNI Foreign Denial and Deception Committee. He held management positions in CIA's Directorate of Analysis, and in the Directorate of Operations as Chief of Counterintelligence Training. He also served as a senior staff member on the President’s Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction (Silberman-Robb WMD Commission).
He has drafted and managed National Intelligence Estimates and authored numerous classified studies at CIA, the National Intelligence Council, and RAND. His unclassified publications have appeared in Studies in Intelligence, the American Intelligence Journal, the Journal of Strategic Security, The Intelligencer, the Defense Intelligence Journal, Group Dynamics, World Politics, several anthologies, and in numerous RAND reports. He co-edited, with Roger George, Analyzing Intelligence: National Security Practitioners’ Perspectives, 2nd ed. (Georgetown University Press, 2014).
Bruce received his Ph.D. in international relations from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver. He is a member of the board of directors of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers, and a U.S. Navy veteran.
James B. Bruce, "Countering Foreign Denial and Deception: The Rise and Fall of an Intelligence Discipline," Studies in Intelligence, Vol. 64, No. 1, March 2020, pp. 13-30. , 2020
James B. Bruce, Sina M. Beaghley, and W. George Jameson , Secrecy in U.S. National Security: Why a Paradigm Shift is Needed , (PE-305-OSD), 2018
James B. Bruce, "Keeping U.S. National Security Secrets: Why Is This So Hard?" The Intelligencer, 22(2), 2016
James B. Bruce, "Countering Denial and Deception in the Early 21st Century: An Adaptation Strategy When All Else Fails," American Intelligence Journal, 33(2), 2015
James B. Bruce and Roger Z. George, "Professionalizing Intelligence Analysis," Journal of Strategic Security, , 8(3), 2015