2380 - Introduction to Espionage: Methods and Operations
This survey course introduces the discipline of intelligence and provides the student with an understanding of how intelligence systems function and contribute to policymaking and how they are managed and controlled. It will provide an overview of intelligence including methodology, tools, and techniques. Students will engage in an historical overview of intelligence collection, analysis, and operations. The course reviews espionage case studies and the role of intelligence operatives from Sir Francis Walsingham to Kim Philby. You will gain an appreciation of and familiarization with various techniques from each of the major collection disciplines. This includes open source intelligence, human intelligence, signals intelligence, and geospatial intelligence. Lecture (plus Questions) Facilitated Discussion Viewing Videos
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