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OAIN 2070 - INTRODUCTION TO U.S. INTELLIGENCE

Type d'enseignement : Lecture alone

Semester : Autumn 2017-2018

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English

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Pre-requisite

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Course Description

This course is an introduction to U.S. intelligence, focusing on the role of intelligence in the policy process; key events that have shaped U.S. intelligence; how intelligence is collected and analyzed; the role of Congress in intelligence policy; current intelligence issues; and moral and ethical issues raised by intelligence activities. Many of the issues discussed are generic to intelligence in any country but especially in democracies.

Teachers

  • LOWENTHAL, Mark (President & CEO)
  • MEUNIER, Karine (Doctorante)

Pedagogical format

This course is conducted as a seminar. Students are expected to take an active role in discussions on a regular basis.

Course validation

Grading is based on a mid-term paper and a final paper.

Required reading

  • Mark M. Lowenthal, Intelligence: From Secrets to Policy, 6th edition
  • Loch Johnson & James Wirtz, eds., Intelligence: The Secret World of Spies, 4th edition

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