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Unit convenor and teaching staff
50cp at 2000 level or above
This unit introduces students to the challenges of intelligence policy, with a focus on the Australian and allied national intelligence communities. Upon successful completion of the course students will understand some of the dynamics that affect intelligence policy at the national level, and the different mechanisms through which intelligence policy is shaped, formulated and implemented. Moreover, students will gain a deeper understanding of the complexities of coordination, prioritization and evaluation of the intelligence community, and of the dilemmas of and different approaches to integrating intelligence into policy and decision-making. Finally, students will understand the broad social and political ramifications of different intelligence-policy choices.
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On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
|Analytic review of policy recommendations||30%||No||week 9|
|Book Synopsis||40%||No||Week 12|
|Take Home Exam||30%||No||Week 13|
Students will critically analyse three recent intelligence policy recommendations that will be selected by the instructors from the material that was presented during the semester.
Students will write an analytic synopsis of a chosen monograph that covers the major themes of intellignece policy.
Students will be asked to answer questions on a range of topics, requiring students to employ materials from the classroom discussions as well as the assigned readings.
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Unit information based on version 2021.03 of the Handbook