[PODCAST] KRIMINAL: How government intelligence works

The police and the military have grown comfortable with using one word to justify their claims: intelligence.

It is generally defined as information of value to the government, with the purpose of preventing security threats from occurring.

Intelligence, albeit questionably, has been invoked in the government's campaign against illegal drugs, as well as its crackdown on militant communists.

But how does it work? What happens when it becomes politicized? How do we know if intelligence is credible?

In this episode of KRIMINAL, Rappler's police reporter Rambo Talabong speaks with former national security adviser and National Intelligence Coordinating Agency chief Cesar Garcia.

Listen wherever you get your podcasts. – Rappler.com