Intel Test Notes thru Cold War

Intel Test Notes thru Cold War - 1) Influence of the Cold...

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1) Influence of the Cold War Contrary to belief, the 1941 strategic surprise attack on Pearl Harbor was enough reason to develop Intel community and not the Cold War. However, the Cold War became major factor in development of basic forms and practices in the intelligence community. Until the collapse of the Soviet Union in, Cold War intel took up ½ of intel budget. Fact that Soviet Union and allies were closed countries made gathering intel difficult. 2) Global Scope of Intel interests Cold War shifted from struggle for predominance in postwar Europe to global struggle US intel began to collect and analyze info about and station intel personnel in every region. 3) Wittingly Redundant Analytical Structure Intel can be divided into four broad activities: i. Collection ii. Amausos iii. Covert action iv. Counterintelligence. The US has developed entities to handle the various types of collection and covert action. Counter intelligence is a function that is found in virtually every intelligence agency. For Analysis, the Policy Makers created three agencies whose functions overlap 1. CIA 2. DI 3. Sttate Dept. Bureau of of Intelligence and Research 4. Defense Intelligence agency. These are overlapped seemingly because of two reasons.
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course POLI SCI 1 taught by Professor Charney during the Spring '08 term at Duke.

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