counterintelligence operations

counterintelligence operations

Proactive activities designed to identify, exploit,neutralize, or deter foreign intelligence collection and terrorist activities directed against the Department of Defense (DOD). Operations are conducted to: manipulate, disrupt, neutralize, and/or destroy the effectiveness of foreign intelligence activities; recruit or induce defection offoreign intelligence officers and personnel; collect threat information on foreign intelligence operations, modusoperandi, intelligence requirements, targeting, objectives, personalities, communications, capabilities, limitations,and vulnerabilities; provide information and operations databases to support decision makers; provide counterintelligence (CI) support to clandestine human intelligence operations; identify post, ongoing, or planned espionage; support force protection, operations other than war, and peacekeeping; acquire foreign intelligence espionage equipment for analysis and countermeasures development; develop operational data, threat data, and espionage leads for future CI operations, investigations, and projects and develop the potential of these leads to enhance DOD security overall; and support specific Chairman of the Joint Chiefs ofStaff, DOD, and national plans. See also counterintelligence; operation.
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Bush, told The Washington Post in June that the breach was "potentially devastating" for counterintelligence operations.
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Counterintelligence operations are also "strategically focused against the priority targets of China, Russia, Iran, Cuba and Israel.
DesLauriers was serving as deputy assistant director of counterintelligence operations in Washington when he was assigned as the top agent in Boston in 2010.
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Adding to popular suspicion were reports of contracts between the Ecuadoran military and the private multinationals to conduct protection and counterintelligence operations in favor of the companies.
The military capabilities of IO entail psychological operations, military deception, operations security, counterintelligence operations, counterpropaganda operations, and public affairs operations.
This will be an indispensable account of this dimension of the war on the Eastern Front, and a valuable primer for all those who wish to understand how to conduct intelligence and counterintelligence operations.
He served three clandestine tours in Latin America, one in a combat zone, and three additional clandestine tours based out of Washington, including one managing offensive counterintelligence operations against a denied area country.
He taught the Offensive Counterintelligence Operations Course, also known as Clandestine Operations.
Hanssen was able to supply secrets from all sorts of FBI intelligence and counterintelligence operations because the FBI had still not erected any effective barriers to cross-department information sharing.
For that we have counterintelligence operations, airport security and an Air Force (none of which, by the way, proved up to the task - by Feinstein's logic, we must have little use for them, either).

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