1:Read: Background to “Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections”: The Analytic Process and Cyber Incident AttributionPROMPT: What kind of collection may we hypothesize was used to gather the intelligence that the assessment is based on. Use the INT terms in your reply. (100 words)
2:Read: The Ten Biggest American Intelligence Failures
PROMPT: Choose any one of the intelligence failures and determine what type of failure it is using the categories for types of analytical failure found in our textbooks. Hint: Look up intelligence failures in the index if your stuck. (100 words)
What categories of counterintelligence systems, as listed in Silent Warfare, was Ames able to defeat to conduct his spying? Of the categories you analyze which was the greatest failure? Do you see any parallels with Edward Snowden? (100 words)
Prompt: How important do you believe plausible deniability was for the decision makers planing the radi to kill / capture Bin Laden? Why was it important / not important? What indicators of plausible deniability can you find in the article? (100 words)
5:PROMPT: Choose any country and write a short description of its primary foreign intelligence agency. How is the agency similar or different from its American equivalent. (100 words)
No copy accept, use you own words to answer those 5 discussion question.