Enhancing Civil Affairs Assessments with Social Network Analysis
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While Social Network Analysis (SNA) has been used extensively for optimizing organizational structures within corporations, and more recently for targeting dark networks of terrorists or insurgents, SNA also offers an effective means to enhance Civil Affairs assessments to assist at-risk communities more effectively and with greater credibility and to better disseminate sociocultural information to other U.S. and host-nation forces.
This essay appeared in the 2010 JSOU and NDIA SO/LIC Division Essays Report / JSPU Report 10-4.
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