This is a paper that is focusing on the development of a general threat analysis of the US. The paper also provides additional information to us in writing the assignment paper.
Development of a general threat analysis of the US
The mid-term essay will be the development of a general threat analysis of the US using the perspective of a foreign intelligence entity or service. Foreign Intelligence Entity (FIE) Threat Analysis The CIA’s Counterintelligence Center Analysis Group (CIC/AG) identifies, monitors, and analyzes the efforts of FIEs against US persons, activities, and interests. CIC/AG analysts focus on two specific types of counterintelligence threats to US national security:
1. Firstly, transnational threats, such as the counterintelligence aspect of terrorism or the threats posed by emerging or changing technologies to the US Government, intelligence operations, and US Government information systems; and
2. Secondly, threats posed by FIEs and their activities. Objective: This assignment, in accordance with undergraduate academic endeavors, provides an opportunity to evaluate assimilation of course topics, and sharpen and evaluate students’ research & critical thinking skills. The assignment is driven & tested by a combination of course materials and external self-led research (depending upon essay[s] selected); analyzed and also presented in essay(s) form.
Type: This assignment consists of a research analysis paper approximately six to eight pages in length, double-spaced. (This page count does not include a title page, abstract (optional), table of contents (optional), Reference/Bibliography page(s), or Endnotes page(s) (if used)). The source material should result primarily from self-led external research of scholarly articles. In addition, the course reading materials may be used. The paper should have six to eight pages of content which are the written results of your research efforts. Topic: Develop a general threat analysis of a Foreign Intelligence Entity (FIE) of your choosing that is targeting the US. Examples include Russia’s SVR, Iran’s MOIS, Al Qaeda (or any of its ‘subsidiaries’), North Korea’s Reconnaissance Bureau, or Venezuela’s Bolivarian National Intelligence Service, etc