Konrad Kellen – the Analyst As a Listener

By Roger Davies / 4 June 2014 / History, Intel Analysis, Psychology of Intelligence

Here’s a (revised) link to a Malcolm Gladwell talk about the analyst Konrad Kellen.   Kellen was an intelligence analyst with a contrary view of the Vietnam War and the thinking of the North Vietnamese, and the story is interesting.  Once again, the importance of recognising and ignoring cognitive biases comes through strongly.


(Sorry, an earlier version of this post had an incorrect link)

2 comments on “Konrad Kellen – the Analyst As a Listener

  1. andyinsdca@gmail.com

    Link goes to the wrong talk. Please repost.


  2. Roger Davies Author

    Correct link inserted, Sorry!


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