Which country poses the greatest threat to US national security based on the capabilities of their foreign intelligence organization
This weeks assignment question reflects the second Course Objective: Compare and contrast the capabilities of foreign intelligence organizations to determine which country poses the greatest threat to U.S. national security. You will assess their HUMINT, OSINT, SIGINT, MASINT, and GEOINT capabilities. Also describe their intelligence organization. Detail is key.
1. Compare and contrast Chinese, Iranian, and Russian intelligence organizations. Of the three nations, which one do you think poses the greatest threat to U.S. national security? Be sure to fully support your position using multiples examples from the course readings or your own research.
1. Document Format.
a. MS Word document
b. One-inch (1″) margins (double-spaced)
c. Times New Roman Font
d. Twelve (12) pitch
2. Citation Format: Chicago.
3. Graphics are allowed and encouraged (but they don’t count on length).
4. Students must (1) employ imaginative approaches to answer the question being asked; (2) display an impressive command of the subject matter beyond the immediately obvious; (3) demonstrate a high level of critical thinking y reflection current and world views, and genuine intellectual development; and (4) excel in explaining all major points using multiple examples from the course readings or individual research.
(a) Title of the paper
(b) Student Name.
(c) Course Number.
(d) Instructor Name.
(e) Date the paper was completed.
Length: Minimum of six pages, no more than eight pages (double spaced, not including the title page and Selected Bibliography).
Section I: Introduction.
(a) Clearly state the purpose of your paper along with the approach you’ll be taking to answer the question.
Section II: [China, Iran, or Russia].
(a) Identify China, Iran, or Russia as the country posing the greatest threat to U.S. national security.
(b) Pay close attention to organization of paper. Keep states separate. Organize your paper by state, not by intelligence discipline.
Section III: Conclusion.
(a) Succinctly summarize why [China, Iran, or Russia] represents the greatest threat to the US and the potential impact is.
Section IV: Selected Bibliography.
(a) Contains all sources consulted and cited in preparing your paper. At least five sources- more is better though.