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SEST-558 Technology and Intelligence
Fall for 2014-2015
Palowitch
This course examines the application of technology to the analytic challenges facing intelligence agencies, focusing primarily on the United States. It reviews the Cold War emergence of partnerships among American intelligence agencies and military services, the academic and scientific communities, and industry in developing and deploying powerful communications and imagery collection systems. The course further explores the contributions of this partnership and these technological advances to national security policy formation, diplomacy, arms control, and other policy priorities. It considers the implications of the proliferation of advanced technologies such as public cryptologies, new communications media and methods, commercial satellite imagery, and global positioning systems on intelligence collection and analysis. This course also analyzes the implications of the revolution in military affairs for the intelligence community.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None

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SEST-558-01 Technology and Intelligence
Fall for 2014-2015
Schroeder
This course examines the application of technology to the analytic challenges facing intelligence agencies, focusing primarily on the United States. It reviews the Cold War emergence of partnerships among American intelligence agencies and military services, the academic and scientific communities, and industry in developing and deploying powerful communications and imagery collection systems. The course further explores the contributions of this partnership and these technological advances to national security policy formation, diplomacy, arms control, and other policy priorities. It considers the implications of the proliferation of advanced technologies such as public cryptologies, new communications media and methods, commercial satellite imagery, and global positioning systems on intelligence collection and analysis. This course also analyzes the implications of the revolution in military affairs for the intelligence community.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
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