Which threat – physical border security, human trafficking, or narcotics trafficking – is the most important to the nation at this time?
Discussion: Intelligence Analyses
At the beginning of each module, address the discussion topic, making sure to meet all of the criteria on the rubric.
A substantive comment should be approximately 350 words or more.
Cite (2 or MORE) within your comment to support your statements.
Summarize your case assignment for sharing.
- Which threat – physical border security, human trafficking, or narcotics trafficking – is the most important to the nation at this time?
- How do the other threats impact the way in which we collect intelligence and combat the threats?
- Is the United States spending enough on collection and analysis?
Module 4 – Background
INTELLIGENCE ISSUES IN BORDER SECURITY, HUMAN TRAFFICKING, AND NARCOTICS TRAFFICKING
Andreas, P. (2003). Redrawing the line: Borders and security in the twenty-first century. International security, 28(2), 78-111. Available via the Trident Online Library.
Finklea, K.M. (2013). Southwest border violence: Issues in identifying and measuring spillover violence. Congressional Research Service. Retrieved from http://www.fas.org/sgp/
Memorandum of understanding between the United States’ Human Smuggling and Trafficking Center and The Royal Canadian Mounted Police on the dissemination and exchange of information (2012). DHS. Retrieved from http://www.dhs.gov/
Van Cleave, M.K. (2007). Counterintelligence and national strategy. Washington, D.C.: National Defense University. Retrieved from https://www.cia.gov/
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