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

Elizabeth QuistAmericas, Counterintelligence, Intelligence

Book Review: Spies, Lies, and Algorithms: The History and Future of American Intelligence by Amy B. ZegartJuly 15, 2022 | | Intelligence | 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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Russia’s Hybrid War in Ukraine

Bryan RivasCyber Strategy, Europe & Eurasia, Intelligence, Strategic Influence, Uncategorized

Russia’s Hybrid War in UkraineJuly 15, 2022 | | Intelligence | Written by Bryan Rivas Russia’s Hybrid War in Ukraine EDITOR’s NOTE: Although this paper was authored before the Russian military incursion into Ukraine on February 24, 2022, its content and analysis remain relevant and significant.   The war in Eastern Ukraine has lasted for 7 years now with no …

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Tiktok, Tinder, Zoomer, Spy: Motivations for Espionage in Late Millenials and Gen Z

Dan (pseudonym)Americas, Cyber Strategy, Intelligence

Tiktok, Tinder, Zoomer, Spy: Motivations for Espionage in Late Millenials and Gen ZJuly 15, 2022 | | Intelligence | Written by Dan (pseudonym) Tiktok, Tinder, Zoomer, Spy: Motivations for Espionage in Late Millenials and Gen Z   Among individuals who are considered prime targets for espionage, you can find people from nearly every lifestyle, creed, and ethnicity. Certain factors, such …

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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 | | Intelligence | 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 WestCounterintelligence, Intelligence

Using the Enemy – Converting Detained Terrorists into Spies (Part One: The Double-Cross System)July 8, 2022 | | Intelligence | 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 SmeureanuCounterintelligence, Intelligence

Notes & Thoughts on W. Chambers’ WitnessMarch 15, 2022 | | Intelligence | 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 …

Reagan’s Cold War: Indications & Warning Intelligence

Counterintelligence, Europe & Eurasia, Intelligence, Videos

Reagan’s Cold War: Indications & Warning IntelligenceJune 2, 2020 | | Intelligence | 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 …

Winning without War: Educating Diplomats, Warriors and Spies!

Defense & Security, Diplomacy, Intelligence, Videos

Winning without War: Educating Diplomats, Warriors and Spies!May 29, 2020 | | Intelligence | Focus: China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, radical Islamism, and a global pandemic. Never has the United States faced so many external threats, each of which requires a full-range strategy – both hard and soft power- in order to preserve our freedom and prosperity while avoiding unnecessary …