Week 5 - Discuss the challenges for intelligence analysts when considering the usage of dual-use material Dual use commodities are those that can be

Week 5 - Discuss the challenges for intelligence analysts...

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Discuss the challenges for intelligence analysts when considering the usage of dual-use material. Dual use commodities are “those that can be used in weapons of mass destruction (WMD) programs or in legitimate civilian applications” (Fuhrmann, 2014, p.2). Those materials can be used for practical or radical reasons hence the reason why the intelligence community faces challenges in determining the threat involved. We can see this taking place in China where its leaders continue to pursue dual tracks of facilitating internet access to the country for economic and commerce growth and policing certain unwanted online behaviors. China also continues to expand its cyber- attacks around the world and continues its network exploitation as well as theft of intellectual property (Clapper, 2014). This recently took place where several F-35 jet prototypes ended up with in the hands of the Chinese government. Other materials such

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