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How are government agencies using analytics to generate new intelligence from text and social media? What tactics, techniques and best practices should they know about? How do you address emerging concerns about appropriate use and privacy of the intelligence gleaned from social media? Those were prominent questions at the 2013 SAS Government Leadership Summit. This conclusions paper summarizes a panel discussion where experts from federal intelligence agencies, the military and academia discuss "the art of the possible" with analytics of unstructured data.