Read the Syllabus of a “Spying” Course

Read the Syllabus of a "Spying" CourseProfessor David Fischer teaches a course on Intelligence and Intelligence Agencies at San Francisco State University. (International Relations 360.)


Textbook assigned: Intelligence: From Secrets to Policy, by Mark Lowenthal
Ambassador Fischer: "The following web sites have the best collection of links on strategic, military and economic espionage and intelligence. Some of the links require special authorization to enter. Others, however, contain recently declassified intelligence documents from around the world."

  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Association of Former Intelligence Officers
  • The Spooks Newsletter
  • Loyola Homepage on Strategic Intelligence 
  • FBI’s Freedom of Information Act Electronic Reading Room
  • International Relations and Security Network
  • U.S. Satellite Imagery, 1960-1999National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Books
  • Infowar
  • ACLU – Eavesdropping 101: What Can The NSA Do?
  • MI5 – The Security Service
  • American Overhead Visual Reconnaissance Systems
  • Quadralay’s Cryptology Archive
  • Cold War International History Project (CWIHP)
  • .ORG, The Public Interest Registry
  • OSS.net
  • Cryptome
  • DigitalGlobe
  • National Reconnaissance Office
  • Security Focus
  • Spies Cafe
  • U.S. Government
  • DEBKA – Political Analysis, Espionage, Terrorism, Security
  • Defense Security Service

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