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OCTANE is a collection of many resources. Below is a quick sumary of what we have available.


Academia - Looking for educational opportunities to increase your knowledge of political science, international affairs, national security, and intelligence? This section has more information on undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs and courses (classroom or online) at accredited universities.

General Knowledge - This section has some good links on critical thinking, analysis or a quick online course to boost your knowledge!

Literature - Expand your knowledge in the field of critical thinking and analysis! This section has a list of recommended articles and books.

Intelligence Community

Resources - Looking for organizational resources on critical thinking? 

Courses - Here’s your one-stop shop for intelligence-related training within the Intelligence Community! This section has a list of courses (online and classroom), and how to register.

16th Air Force 

Visit the 16th Air Force website.


Alphabetical list of critical thinking terminologies.

TED Talks & Learning Videos

This section contains both short and long presentations from some of today’s top thought leaders from around the world. Learn where good ideas come from and how to generate creative thinking for yourself and work place. Learn from Nobel Prize winners about how to improve your critical thinking. Grow in your understanding of analytic strategies, logic fallacies and biases from some of the best military and commercial thinkers. Take the next step on your journey of continuous learning and analytic improvement through these great video presentations! 

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