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Jacob Jones
Honest and straightforward person possessing exceptional organizational skills and extraordinary work ethic desires to align her life experiences (in Europe, SW
Asia & the Middle East), continuing educational pursuits, and previous
career accomplishments as a U.S. Department of Defense and Department of State (US Embassy in Albania) employee, as a US contractor, and as an employee of a Foreign Defense Ministry and the Foreign Newspaper Service. In
addition, her multi-linguistic capability and personal charisma will be an
indispensable asset for the position of Research Analyst with The Washington Institute For Nearest Policy. With a strong command for systematic
analysis, evaluation and insightful political intuition, her intellectual
attributes are most well-suited for analytical work in the area of diplomacy
and foreign affairs, She unquestionably will be an invaluable asset to the Washington Institute. It would be of particular benefit to the Washington Institute for Nearest Policy with its continually evolving role in the world, to consider her as the #1 draft pick. 


Skilled and practiced in working with military and security professionals in a supportive role CONUS and OCONUS.   Exceedingly accomplished in research, data analysis, and information integrity and process improvements.

Accomplished in all areas of administration, military research, and security processing in multi-layered organizations.           Experienced and comfortably familiar with foreign national sensitivities and dynamic physical environments.            

Accomplished and energetic Military Analyst with a solid history of achievement in research and analysis.  Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. 

Seasoned data research analyst with more than 4 years of experience in fast paced and dynamic environment.   Track record of achieving exceptional results in fusing, analyzing aggregated data and crafting tailored analytical products for high military echelons.

07/2014 to 12/2014
Analysis and Assessment Specialist NATO/ISAF JOINT COMMAND CJPOTF - Kabul, AF
    • Monitored  full media spectrum in the regions of operations, actions of key communicators, and demographics and cultural data.     
    • Produced a monthly assessment on Afghan Key Personalities and Afghan Media trends.     
    • Supported CJPOTF in the development of targeted PSYOPS products, to include TV, Radio, Magazine, Billboard, Internet and other Social Marketing outlets. 
    • Utilized social research tools to assess the effectiveness of PSYOPS messaging, including but not limited to nation-wide polling and surveys, atmospherics feedback obtained through passive listening, Afghan media monitoring, Afghan focus groups, and product pre-test.     
    • Analyzed multi-source baseline information, correlating it to newly developing trends over time to determine the effectiveness of PSYOPS messaging.      
    • Conducted relevant intelligence fusion in the creation of TAWWs and other assessments.      
    • Coordinated with other sources of information to include Afghan Ministries, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Embassies, and local Afghan civil society groups.  
    • Participated and provide analytical expertise in ISAF Joint Planning Teams, and Information Environment Working Group.   Provides technical and analytical support to ISAF/NATO Military commanders and planners throughout the AO.     
    • Delivered pointed analysis on specific subjects or developments on significant issues related to civil capacity, ethnic, religious and cultural aspects.
    • Produced quantitative analysis of general public perceptions pertaining to each CJPOTF Priority Assessment Criteria.

11/2012 to 07/2014
  • Advisor to CJPOTF Commander on  TA Atmospherics Trends, Perceptions and Attitudes.  
  • Read, assessed and coded 1500 data points a month, in accordance to their relevance to CJPOTF PSYOPS series/programs and their atmospheric value. 
  • Tracked assessed and quantified all data points relevant to CJPOTF PSYOP series and programs as supportive or non-supportive sentiments in order to determine nationwide perceptions in support of TAA measurement of effectiveness.  
  • Assessed and compiled all data points into a qualitative analysis on trends in each CJPOTF PSYOP series/programs.  Quantified codified data in preparation of a separate quantitative analysis of general public perceptions pertaining to each CJPOTF Priority Assessment Criteria.  
  • Answered all RFIs as required by performing deep dives into historical data and provides pointed assessments on critical issues of immediate relevance to the operations of CJPOTF and IJC.  
  • Provided a weekly CJPOTF AP-A analytical summary/report to determine the effectiveness of CJPOTF PSYOP programs/series by tracking changing trends in nationwide attitudes and perceptions.      
  • Monitored the extent and prevalence of adversarial narratives and propaganda amongst the population.  
  • Gauged behavioral and attitude responses to insurgent narrative/propaganda to understand its effectiveness on the population. 
  • Provided information, technical assistance, analysis, recommendations and professionally written products to the CJPOTF Commander, Target Audience Analysis Section and Staff.   
  • Utilized social science research tools to assess effectiveness of PSYOPS messaging, including nation wide polling and surveys, atmospheric feedback obtained through passive listening, Afghan media monitoring, focus groups and product pre-tests.  
  • Briefed decision-makers as required. 
12/2009 to 09/2011
Military Analyst/Fusion Cell Team Lead CENTCOM - United States Forces Iraq - Baghdad, IQ
  • Advisor to the military Ad-Hoc Chief.
  • Supported USF-I as Team Leader, managing 7-member IQATF program, later (A3S2) Atmospherics Fusion Cell.  Directly support J2, J2X, HTAT, CJSOTF, PSYOPS, IO J39, J33, J35, as well as Divisions and subordinate units, with analytic research and reporting supporting the COIN mission.
  •  Coordinated with military and civilian personnel of higher echelon intelligence agencies and organizations to expand information collection on the known personnel of focus.
  • Conducted liaison with military enforcement and intelligence elements.    
  • Provided Analytical Products to the Commanding General of USF-I.
  • Produced reports, studies and briefings, and maintains CI database.
  • Provided information, technical assistance, analysis, recommendations and professionally written products to the Commanders and Staff. 
  • Assisted in refining and providing standardized reporting formats, including Spot Reports, Information Reports, Mosque Monitor Reports, Price Surveys, Area Assessments, Atmospherics Reports, Executive Summaries, Weekly “Word on the Street”, Special Advisor Reports, and other reports as assigned.
  • Monitored the initiation, editing and dissemination Requests for Information (RFIs) on significant items of interest to U.S. Military commanders and planners. 
  • Provided technical and analytical support to U.S. Military commanders and planners throughout the AO. The reports include pointed analysis on specific subjects or developments on significant issues related to civil capacity, ethnic, religious and security issues pertaining to specified Intel missions on a broad range of potential developments that could have impact on US security interests.
  • Participated in Joint Planning Teams integrated within the United States Forces of operation staff designed to counter and defeat numerous terrorist organizations. Analyzed and disseminates informative products/reports on terrorist militia.
  • Provided public perceptions of the US forces of operation Security Forces and the Violent Extremist Organizations, thus allowing the military planner to target the perceived weakness of organization and gain larger success in public opinion. 
  • Provided quick responses to difficult and complex problems by adding knowledgeable insight and analysis to the raw data concerning local extremist attitudes toward US government interests. 
  • Analyzed, interpret and perform statistical analysis of collected data to identify trends. 
  • Conducted research on Radical Mosques and Imams.
  • Provided indications and warning, threat assessments, counter-insurgency analysis and collection management through analysis of collected data, report writing and participation in meetings, huddles, and briefings with various working groups, including FUOPS. 
  • Attended working group meetings and planning sessions to identify knowledge gaps, which IQATF/A3S2 can fill through information gathering from local nationals. 
  • Assisted in development and dissemination of files, analytical products and synopsis reports, and provide responses to requests for information (RFIs). 
  • Developed operational-support products. 
04/2008 to 07/2008
Event Coordinator/Translator United States Embassy, Office of Defense Cooperation - Tirana, AL
  • Military to Military Event Coordinator/Translator 
  • Served as the primary liaison between Key Leadership engagements and all correspondence between the U.S military unit and the Albanian military.
  • Other responsibilities included: Coordinating and supervising the Albanian party for the proper selection of event candidates, ensuring the participation of the qualified candidates; preparing of itineraries and event execution locations.
  • Closely collaborated with the Military Planning Directorate and the Protocol Office in the Albanian Ministry of Defense.
  • Maintained all correspondence and files pertaining to events in accordance with FAM.
  • Coordinated meetings between the Joint Contact Team, the Ministry of Defense Representatives and the host unit that includes event venue, appropriate level of attendance, and the discussion of the contents for the event to ensure U.S-Albanian military agendas are covered.
05/2006 to 04/2008
Assistant to the Regional Security Officer United States Embassy Regional Security Office
  • Provided a wide range of administrative support for the RSO which involved researching and analyzing data to include investigative reports, visa fraud, illegal human trafficking, and alien smuggling.
  • Tracked, researched, analyzed data and synopsized different research materials. 
  • As a part of the training staff of the Overseas Security Advisory Committee and Antiterrorism Assistance Program, participated in reviewing and recapping statistics and final reports.             
  • Worked closely with the FBI Organized Crime Task Force, providing translations and analytical support to various investigations. Briefed FBI Task Force members on partner nation social dynamics and provided strategic assessments to support operations. 
  • Assisted the FBI/Legat in investigations targeting organized crime, public corruption, international fugitives, and counterterrorism. 
  • Scheduled and tracked various background check inquiries. Managed the unclassified sensitive and classified filing system for the RSO Office.
  • Facilitated all record checks for security certifications, background investigations and ad hoc investigations under the direction of the RSO.  
  • Drafted official correspondence of a sensitive and confidential nature that is sent to the offices of the Albanian Government as directed by the RSO.  
  • Located, assembled and maintained classified and unclassified information needed by RSO for various reports.
  • Responsible for keeping security related information updated (i.e. briefing materials, EAP).  
  • Monitored incoming cable traffic and maintains outgoing demarche and cable traffic logs.
  • Supported the US Secret Service for presidential visit.

02/2006 to 05/2006
Foreign Affairs Specialist Ministry of Defense Foreign Affairs Directorate - Tirana, AL
  • Kept close contacts and correspondence with the Embassy Defense Attaches appointed in Tirana.
  • Drafted and generated orders, memos and various official communique.
  • Engaged with multiple tasks involving High Official visits, Signing of Agreements and Memorandums of Understanding between Ministry of Defense officials and respective counterparts.
Master of Arts: Intelligence Studies
American Military University -
Intelligence Analysis Intelligence Analysis Training LTD (U.K) Certificate of Completion:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA)Diplomacy and International Relationships Intensive Course: Diplomacy
Albanian Academy of Diplomacy - Tirana, AL
Bachelor of Arts: Geography/History
University of Tirana - Tirana, AL
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Previous Companies:

  • NATO
  • CENTCOM United States Forces Iraq

Previous Job Positions:

  • Analysis and Assessment Specialist
  • Senior Reports Analyst
  • LNO
  • Military Analyst
  • Fusion Cell Team Lead


  • American Military University
  • Albanian Academy of Diplomacy
  • University of Tirana

Level of Education:

  • Master of Arts
  • Intelligence Analysis\nIntelligence Analysis Training LTD (U.K)\nCertificate of Completion
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA)Diplomacy and International Relationships Intensive Course
  • Bachelor of Arts

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