In our readings for this week we delve into a newly emerging concept: strategic counterintelligence. What is this concept? How might it be flawed? Should the US pursue the real creation of a discipline in strategic counterintelligence?
The readings for this week by Van Cleave and Harber give us a sense that counterintelligence is having a sort of renaissance in an age of cyber operations and unauthorized disclosures. Strategic counterintelligence is considers proactive efforts to counter the flow of vital national security data to enemy actors. As you consider the question above, keep these thoughts in mind and recognize each one can be taken a level deeper. For example, as we discuss strategic counterintelligence as a discipline, what are the workroles that might exist in this new world of digital operations?
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