INT 552 Counterespionage

Counterespionage is that aspect of counterintelligence designed to detect, destroy, neutralize, exploit, or prevent espionage activities through identification, penetration, manipulation, deception, and repression of individuals, groups, or organizations conducting or suspected of conducting espionage activities. In recent US history a number of infamous spies have been uncovered through one method or another. The military, FBI, and CIA have all been affected. This course will look at counterespionage organizations and the spies that have been exposed.

The course learning outcomes that you will demonstrate upon completion of this course are as follows:

Research espionage cases using various information sources and translate information into actionable outcomes.

Evaluate contemporary and emergent espionage threats, challenges and issues with technical expertise and creative application of conceptual skills.

Evaluate espionage issues or challenges using advanced qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods analysis skills.

Demonstrate strategic leadership competencies and the ability to explain counterespionage strategies and operations.

Appraise and anticipate issues of policy, reform, and ethics within counterespionage and formulate recommendations.

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