countersubversion


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countersubversion

That aspect of counterintelligence designed to detect, destroy, neutralize, or prevent subversive activities through the identification, exploitation, penetration, manipulation, deception, and repression of individuals, groups, or organizations conducting or suspected of conducting subversive activities.
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Noun1.countersubversion - the aspect of counterintelligence designed to detect and prevent subversive activities
counterintelligence - intelligence activities concerned with identifying and counteracting the threat to security posed by hostile intelligence organizations or by individuals engaged in espionage or sabotage or subversion or terrorism
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countersubversion, counterespionage and counterterrorism.
Alex Goodall, Loyalty and Liberty: American Countersubversion from World War I to the McCarthy Era (Urbana: University of Illinois Press 2013)
We countered with progressive alternatives to crime control, critiques of counterterrorism and countersubversion, and a condemnation of the newly established high-security units that marked a rejection of all vestiges of the rehabilitative ideal (education, skills acquisition) for the general prison population.
Moreover, as Sbardellati points out, Hoover adopted the extreme ideologue Ayn Rand's Screen Guide for Americans, if not her brand of countersubversion, as his guide for detecting Communist propaganda in films.
The Civil War inaugurated the "era of American countersubversion," during which the taking up of private arms, in the Northern mind at least, became the essence of illegitimacy.
Kilcullen, Subversion and Countersubversion in the Campaign Against Terrorism in Europe, 30 STUD.
Andrew argues that MI5's success in counter-espionage should outweigh its failure in countersubversion, but this is just one of several attempts to downplay MI5's excesses in this area.
Kilcullen, "Subversion and Countersubversion in the Campaign against Terrorism in Europe," Studies in Conflict & Terrorism 30:8 (2007).
American counterinsurgency specialists identified weaknesses in the Salvadoran intelligence system and began working with Salvadoran officers, most notably General Jose Alberto Medrano, on "the development of a countersubversion intelligence network, based on local informants and integrated at the national level.
Other prominent PSB missions include counternarcotics, countersubversion (political and religious, including countering nonviolent challenges to state power), and acting as antiriot shock troops.
This scene reveals the limitations of Jes Grew countersubversion.
He proceeded to his first operational assignment with the 165th MI Battalion in Frankfurt, Germany, where he performed countersubversion and counterespionage duties that involved sensitive source operations targeted against dissident groups opposed to the U.