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Book Review: Spies, Lies, and Algorithms: The History and Future of American Intelligence by Amy B. Zegart

Elizabeth Quist Americas, Counterintelligence, Intelligence

Book Review: Spies, Lies, and Algorithms: The History and Future of American Intelligence by Amy B. ZegartJuly 15, 2022 | | Counterintelligence | Written by Elizabeth Quist Book Review: Spies, Lies, and Algorithms: The History and Future of American Intelligence by Amy B. Zegart   The practice and art of spying have roots in the Western human experience since biblical …

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“In For a Penny, In For a Pound” Implications of Post-Cold War Changes in U.S. Citizens’ Motivations for Espionage

William Leigh (pseudonym) Americas, Counterintelligence, Defense & Security, Intelligence

“In For a Penny, In For a Pound” Implications of Post-Cold War Changes in U.S. Citizens’ Motivations for EspionageJuly 15, 2022 | | Counterintelligence | Written by William Leigh (pseudonym) “In For a Penny, In For a Pound” Implications of Post-Cold War Changes in U.S. Citizens’ Motivations for Espionage Introduction Espionage is ostensibly the second oldest profession in existence, and …

Using the Enemy – Converting Detained Terrorists into Spies (Part One: The Double-Cross System)

Logan West Counterintelligence, Intelligence

Using the Enemy – Converting Detained Terrorists into Spies (Part One: The Double-Cross System)July 8, 2022 | | Counterintelligence | Written by Logan West “Never Put Too Much Trust in Friends. Learn How to Use Enemies.”–Robert Greene, Second Law of the 48 Laws of Power American intelligence services in the War on Terrorism have a key potential tool to make …

Notes & Thoughts on W. Chambers’ Witness

Sebastian Smeureanu Counterintelligence, Intelligence

Notes & Thoughts on W. Chambers’ WitnessMarch 15, 2022 | | Counterintelligence | Written by Sebastian Smeureanu It seems Whittaker Chambers grew up surrounded by culture. And that music had an unusually strong emotional effect on him. He implies in Witness that, unlike Lenin, who gave up listening to music because of the “emotional havoc it played with him,”[1] he …

Foreign Threats to the US Federal Elections

Counterintelligence, Podcast

Foreign Threats to the US Federal ElectionsApril 26, 2021 | Counterintelligence | Written by The Institute of World Politics · Foreign Threats to the US Federal ElectionsAbout the lecture: About the lecture: Ethan S. Burger will share his views of the most surprising feature of the long-awaited unclassified version of the National Intelligence Council’s Intelligence Community Assessment “Foreign Threats to …

Reagan’s Cold War: Indications & Warning Intelligence

Counterintelligence, Europe & Eurasia, Intelligence, Videos

Reagan’s Cold War: Indications & Warning IntelligenceJune 2, 2020 | | Counterintelligence | About the lecture: The Ninth Annual Ronald Reagan Intelligence Lecture About the lecture: Reagan’s efforts against the Cold War resulted in tremendous global change and the collapse of the Cold War Super Powers bi-polar power structure; including an intense paradigm shift and challenge for Indications & Warning …