This assignment, in accordance with undergraduate academic endeavors,
provides an opportunity to evaluate assimilation of course topics, and
sharpen and evaluate students’ research & critical thinking skills.
Type: This assignment consists of a research-analysis paper of at least four pages in length, double-spaced (This
page count does not include a title page, abstract (optional), table of
contents (optional), Reference listing page(s), or end-notes page(s)
(if used)). The source material should result primarily from self-led
research of the required texts and readings from this course. The paper
should have approximately four pages of content which are the written
results of your research efforts.
Topic: Research and
analyze two operations that utilized national security or military
counterintelligence (either offensive or defensive functions). What were
the specific challenges to counterintelligence for each operation?
Compare and contrast how counterintelligence measures changed over the
particular time periods of the operations. Example time periods may
include early American history to WWI, WWI to WWII, WWII, the Cold War,
the post-Cold War/pre-9/11 era, post-9/11, etc. Finally, put the
operation and the lessons learned within the context of how it may have
influenced the development of the current U.S. National
Counterintelligence Strategy of 2016.
Format: Your paper requires a Title page, citations, and a References list. Your paper should be in the Chicago style.
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