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Title: National Security and Counter-intelligence


Georgetown University
Jul 22 - 29, 2012

The 9/11 attacks have shaped U.S. foreign and national security policy like nothing else since Pearl Harbor. You will learn how policies enhance the security of Americans in the post-9/11 world; how the United States prevents foreign adversaries from gaining access to national security information; and how intelligence information is collected, analyzed, and disseminated. This course brings together unparalleled government and international relations resources from the Georgetown network to explore security and counterintelligence issues.

Core Topics Covered*

Homeland security
The United States and the Middle East
Cyber security
Drug trafficking
Arms proliferation
Border protection

Hands-on Experience*

Visit sites such as the Central Intelligence Agency, National Security Administration, and International Spy Museum
Hear from guest lecturers who are key players in security fields
Tour distinguished government institutions to meet with civilian, military and intelligence officers to get a firsthand view of duties and daily operations
Participate in a panel discussion and fair that will allow you to explore various career opportunities in the national security area
Complete a simulation project as the nation's top policymaker or security adviser with a challenge to develop a feasible response to a security crisis


Subject: Social Studies

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