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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
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HIS 392 History of Intelligence

This course will examine the history of government collection of secret intelligence in the West from the early modern period to the present.  It analyzes the historical evolution of intelligence gathering, focusing on the systems developed by the major powers, especially Britain, the United States and the Soviet Union/Russia.  Students will also assess the nature of the contribution of intelligence services to ensuring domestic security and to the functioning of the international system in peace and war.

3 credit hours