GREAT POWERS COMPETITION AND IRREGULAR WARFARE
Supporting our national interests and policy objectives at every stage – Strategic, Operational, and Tactical environments.
National Security Professionals have played an important role on our history dating back to our founding. Today Great Powers Competition, Irregular Warfare, Unconventional Warfare and Foreign Internal Defense have enabled our National Security Professionals to quickly understand the underlying causes of societal issues, interpret complex environments and determine how to gain influence in any culture in order to “master the human terrain”.
Providing valuable knowledge to prepare you for the mission, until the mission is complete.
We give you the tools to expand your knowledge. Our team of expert advisors and analysts consist of leaders in their field that provide timely technical and advanced analytics to gain insight into the most complex problems. With unmatched expertise and rich experience, we connect instruments of national power to conduct unified actions in order to win the information battle facing our nation. Knowledge is power and i3CA prepares national security professionals to understand the intricate operational environment needed for today’s elite planners and theorists.
i3CA partners with National Security Professionals to provide expertise in GPC, IW, Special Operations and Civil Affairs. We do this by imparting an understanding of complex environments and issues, to develop actionable plans that are informed by assessing the enemy, population, and government institutions. i3CA provides advanced predictive analysis and modeling, along with advanced strategic planning to help you obtain all the necessary information to accomplish critical missions and build stability within the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE).
RESEARCH & ANALYSIS
i3CA helps National Security leaders identify and capture meaningful insights with the following Research and Analysis services:
Deep dives on topics of interest (culture, history, governance, tribes, predictive analysis, etc.)
Country and organizational studies to provide regional and cultural understanding
Human Network Analysis to create networks in countries where there is key interest
“Reachback” capability as units are deployed or in garrison for constant expert response/ product development and analysis
Irregular Warfare Studies
GPC/IW technical solutions to encompass the complete civil environment and human geography
National strategy creation and how it links to operational and tactical planning
Integrate civil factors into methods of performance (MOPs) and measures of effectiveness (MOEs) and define how those affect each line of effort
Center of Gravity Analysis
We provide customizable and specialized training, education and support services, including curriculum development, classroom instruction, and exercise support services. Our experts link their deep area knowledge with the latest information and industry-standards to assist and develop your efforts.
We also offer seminars for National Security leaders on topics that support your mission and organization.
Harnessing a rigorous approach to ensure success.
We possess an unwavering commitment to educate, develop and train. Whether it is through our advisory services, research and analytics or our customized training, we leverage our unique credentials to ensure you gain the knowledge necessary for success.
The i3CA team is comprised of Subject Matter Experts in foreign/domestic governance, national security strategy and civil/human analytics that “deep-dive” into history, current situations, and predictive analysis. Whether it be disaster response or armed military intervention, we have the experience. Our experts have worked on U.S. national strategy and contributed to key plans that are currently in action across the globe.
RIGOROUS HUMAN CENTERED METHODOLOGY
Our proven methodology is a powerful tool. By enabling a detailed, multidimensional breakdown of society and governance, we have created the ability to thoroughly analyze the complete environment (ecosystem). This richer, more comprehensive picture provides data points and metrics that can be put into a unique model for use by civilian companies, government agencies and military planners.
STATE OF THE ART TECHNOLOGY
We support our consultants and analysts through our innovative and comprehensive technical solution. This enables the fusion of mass data feeds built to assist personnel with modeling, searching, and unparalleled pattern analysis.
Serving key agencies to further mission readiness.
We proudly serve. For over 20 years, we have been providing the following agencies with the appropriate tools to engage and influence the environment to meet the desired operational objectives.
Employing deep experience to advance your knowledge.
We hire the best of the best. Our exceptional analysts and advisors are unmatched in experience, expertise, ability and knowledge. This includes high-ranking military officials, distinguished industry leaders, and well-respected thinkers with a demonstrated history of success in their field.
Leading our team is Colonel (Ret) Tony Thacker, co-author of The Gray Zone Theory. Col Thacker is the preeminent theorist on GPC, IW and Civil Affairs. He is also an on-going adviser to senior members of both SOCOM and CENTCOM, guiding the understanding of complex environments, governance, culture, religion, tribal structures, economics, history and his predictive analysis capability.