Defining Strategic Intelligence

Tuesday, 10. February 2015

Just like the concept of strategy itself, the term "strategic intelligence" can be traced back to ancient military. Some 2,500 years ago, the Chinese general, strategist, and philosopher Sun Tzu described the importance of "(pre)knowledge" in his classic work "The Art of War" with the famous words: “The reason the enlightened prince and the wise general conquer the enemy whenever they move and their achievements surpass those of ordinary men is foreknowledge.”