counterintelligence investigations

counterintelligence investigations

Counterintelligence (CI) investigations are conducted to prove or disprove an allegation of espionage or otherintelligence activities, such as sabotage, assassination, or other national security crimes conducted by or on behalf of aforeign government, organization, or person or international terrorists. CI investigations may establish the elementsof proof for prosecution or administrative actions, provide a basis for CI operations, or validate the suitability of personnel for access to classified information. CI investigations are conducted against individuals or groups for committing majorsecurity violations, as well as failure to follow Defense agency and Military Service directives governing reporting contacts with foreign citizens and out-of-channel requests for defense information. CI investigations provide military commanders and policymakers with information used to eliminate securityvulnerabilities and otherwise improve the security posture of threatened interests. See also counterintelligence; espionage; sabotage.
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In the conference, Comey said in the last few months of 2016, the FBI lawfully obtained 2,800 devices from criminal, terrorism and counterintelligence investigations.
Before that, he was a special agent for the FBI in Tucson, Arizona, covering general criminal investigations, and later in New York where he was involved with counterintelligence investigations.
Details of federal counterintelligence investigations are typically closely held and the cases can span years.
No criminal investigation has been opened into the Dickerson case, and Dickerson's supervisor, who facilitated her criminal conduct, has been promoted to supervising Arabic language units of the FBI's counterterrorism and counterintelligence investigations.
the] Army management's apparent inability to answer simple questions about counterintelligence force structure, on-the-job training, and counterintelligence investigations is troubling.
Where ongoing counterintelligence investigations or sensitive counterintelligence source operations are involved, this shared information lessens duplication of effort and possible compromise of ongoing operations.
Intelligence investigators were not to discuss ongoing foreign intelligence or foreign counterintelligence investigations with criminal investigators.
Moreover, says Halperin, on whose phone Kissinger placed a tap, "Historically, the government has often believed that anyone who is protesting government policy is doing it at the behest of a foreign government and opened counterintelligence investigations of them.
In February 1992, the FBI dispensed with its old "criteria country" approach to counterintelligence investigations.
We look forward to working with Director Mueller to continue to enhance the effectiveness of the FBI in the fight against terrorism and emerging threats without compromising the Bureau's established expertise at both criminal and counterintelligence investigations.
There's no allegations of any crime occurring, there's not even an indication that there's criminal investigations underway by the FBI as opposed to counterintelligence investigations, which the FBI conducts all the time," he said on NBC's "(http://www.

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