A search reveals 109 references to the OMTs. Some highlights can be found in paragraphs 2-10 Operational Management Team, throughout Chapter 4, HUMINT Operations Planning and Management, 10-5 through 10-14 Source Administrative Reports, 10-16 through 10-18 Reporting Architecture, 12-45 through 12-51 HUMINT Source Selection
Bringing an Operational Management Team (OMT) into the training enabled a more realistic, battle-focused training event, and allowed the Exercise Control (EXCON) personnel to adjust the collection focus during the exercise without the heavy hand of scripted information.
Furthermore, OMT operations are difficult to train.
Clark is a graduate of the Source Operations Course, the Defense Strategic Debriefer Course, and has served multiple combat tours as an OMT Leader in Iraq and Afghanistan.
"We expect bailout countries to utilise OMTs at the end of their programmes to regain full market access.
Economists put a median 35 per cent chance a country will ever activate the ECB's Outright Monetary Transactions (OMT), a backstop to prevent sovereign borrowing costs spiralling out of control through the central bank purchasing government bonds.
In prepared remarks for delivery at the beginning of his meeting with the lawmakers, Draghi addressed point by point their concerns about the programme - dubbed Outright Monetary Transactions (OMT
will enable us to address severe distortions in government bond markets which originate from, in particular, unfounded fears on the part of investors of the reversibility of the euro," he said.
"Second, OMTs will not compromise the independence of the ECB ...
Draghi emerged from the lion's den of the Bundestag lower house smiling after a two-hour grilling behind closed doors on Wednesday on the ECB's Outright Monetary Transactions (OMT) programme, which the German central bank has denounced as tantamount to printing money to finance governments.
However, if a central bank makes its operational actions dependent on the conduct of third parties, the name of the game is no longer monetary policy but rather--as in this case--fiscal policy or "monetary politics." With the OMTs, the ECB is aiming once again--and this time on a much vaster scale than hitherto--to lower individual member states' refinancing costs, which, if implemented, is an implicit financial transfer and also lessens the market pressure on the countries concerned to undertake necessary adjustments.
Together with the European Stability Mechanism, the ECB's decisions concerning OMTs have been interpreted as a backstop to a further escalation of the crisis.