PSCI 226
Silent Warfare: Surveillance and Intelligence in American Foreign Policy Spring 2015
Division II
Cross-listed PSCI 226 / LEAD 226
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This course will deal with the complexities of the American intelligence community, its activities, and its recent controversies. An important purpose of the course is to demystify intelligence activity and place it in its proper perspective as an important and necessary aspect of American foreign policy. Another purpose of the course will be to familiarize students with the role that intelligence and surveillance plays in the decision-making process in American foreign and national security policy. We will also examine historical and current controversies over the role of intelligence and surveillance.
The Class: Format: lecture
Limit: 25
Expected: 20
Class#: 3957
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: one exam, two short papers (5-6 pages), and a longer research paper (12-15 pages)
Extra Info: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis; not available for the Gaudino option
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: Political science majors and leadership studies concentrators (american foreign policy track)
Distributions: Division II
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
PSCI 226 Division II LEAD 226 Division II
Attributes: PSCI International Relations Courses

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