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Fall 2017
Jan 21, 2018
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SEST 716 - Foreign Intel Communities
This course examines foreign intelligence communities and the policy issues they face and has four purposes. The first is to provide students with a better understanding of the foreign,
domestic, military, signals, and imagery intelligence agencies of the U.S. allies, partners, and adversaries, as well as the patterns of conflict and inter-agency collaboration between them. The second purpose is for students to learn the brief histories of foreign intelligence services, their
current organizational structures, leadership dynamics, main missions and activities, as well as tactics, techniques, and procedures. The third purpose is for students to get familiar with the major threats and opportunities facing foreign intelligence communities and learn how they address them to defend their national interests and advance their policy priorities in key functional areas. The fourth purpose is for students to develop critical thinking and writing skills so that they can produce high quality analytical products for various types of consumers, using open source information. 

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Security Studies Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Arab Studies
      Asian Studies
      Eurasian, Russian, E Euro Stud
      Foreign Service
      German and European Studies
      Global Human Development
      Latin American Studies
      Law/Arab Studies
      Law/Foreign Service
      Law/Security Studies
      Security Studies

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