The CIA and American Democracy


Course Schedule:


bullet September 1: Introduction
bullet September 8: World War II and the Origins of the Modern Intelligence Community
bullet September 15: no class: college holiday
bullet September 22: Creation of the CIA
bullet September 29: Covert Operations
bullet October 6: Counterinsurgency and the Limits of Covert Operations
bullet October 13: The Secret Wars of Southeast Asia
bullet October 20: Culture of Intelligence
bullet October 27: The CIA and the Chilean Coup
bullet November 3: Congressional Oversight
bullet November 10: Covert Operations in Afghanistan
bullet November 17: Right and Wrong?: The End of the Cold War and the Gulf War
bullet November 24: no class (transition day)
bullet December 1: The 9-11 Attacks and the Intelligence Community
bullet December 8: The Future of American Intelligence
bullet December 15: reading day