What value does strategic intelligence provide

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Question
The following question in a 4-5 page essay, complete with bibliography and citations. Be sure to demonstrate your command of the content, reasoning and logic, and above all you need a single main point in your introduction that is then substantiated and defended in the body of your paper. Please make your paper as professional as possible, with citations, cover page, etc.

What value does strategic intelligence provide to national policy and decision makers? Be sure to address why is it necessary to cover all the five basic collection components (HUMINT, SIGINT, IMINT, GEOINT, and OSINT) as an integrated study, rather than separating them into their own stove-pipes for study.