2. Slang for intelligence
The CIA thought they had good intel on the "terrorists" until they realized they were spying on other members of the CIA in disguise. After realizing this, they blew up a Mosque, arrested a few Iraqi bystanders, called them terrorists, and demanded more funding from the US budget.
2. intellegence, or information. 411
intel reports the hamburger will make you sick!
That's some shit to live up to, AMD.
*Short for "intelligence", often government-related intelligence-gathering, often from the CIA, NSA, FBI.
"Intel shows that the building is jam-packed with heavily-armed terrorists."