Homeland Security Technical and Human Intelligence Discussion

Homeland Security Technical and Human Intelligence Discussion

What are the capabilities and limitations of U.S. human and technical intelligence collection programs? If you could only choose two of the five main intelligence collection disciples to rely on to find a terrorist group operating within the U.S., which two would you pick and why?

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Although the Cold War ended in 1991, the espionage cases of Ana Montes, Walter Myers, and the Cuban Five are proof that Cuban intelligence continues to collect against the United States. After completing this week’s readings, why do you think the Cuban government continues to collect information on U.S. exile groups, intentions, and capabilities? Given the state of global affairs are the Cuban’s paranoid or simply hedging their bets in case the US decides to launch a regime change against the Communist nation? Note: try to look at this issue through the eyes of the Cuban government.

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