SEST-532 Comparative Intelligence Services
Fall for 2016-2017
Spring for 2016-2017
This course analyzes intelligence policies and practices from a broad comparative perspective, examining intelligence organizations and activities in the United States, Russia, China, Britain, France, Canada, Japan, Israel, and other countries. Key issues include: the formation of intelligence requirements, different styles of intelligence collection and analysis, the use of technology, the use of covert operations, and interactions between intelligence and policymaking communities. Special attention is given to the challenges of conducting intelligence in the information-rich environment of the 21st century and the challenges of multilateral cooperation in intelligence matters.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None

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Spring '17: O'Connell K (file download)
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