HLS 820 – Intelligence for Homeland Security
This course examines key questions and issues facing the U.S. Intelligence Community and its role in homeland security and homeland defense. Students will have the opportunity to fully address policy, organizational, and substantive issues regarding homeland intelligence support. Course reference materials will provide an overview of diverse intelligence disciplines and how the intelligence community operates. Course emphasis will be on issues affecting policy, oversight, intelligence support to homeland defense/security and national decision-making. The Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 is addressed and the course is shaped to focus homeland intelligence support issues at the state, local, and tribal levels.
Instructor: Jim McClanahan
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HLS 820 – Al Qaeda
Learn about the reality – and not just the perceptions – of Al Qaeda.
HLS 820 – Data Analysis
Address the challenges and operations of intelligence agencies.