1702: The Islamic Republic of Iran: Intelligence and Counterintelligence, Terrorism and Geopolitical Issues in the Modern Age
The is the second part of a two-week course that continues the odyssey of Iran learning begun in Fundamentals of Iran 1701.
This course will arm participants with the core knowledge they need to assess Iranian security threats and analyze Iran's relationship with organizations like Hezbollah.
The focus of 1702 will be on Iran's security institutions, US and Iranian counterintelligence efforts, Iran's role in terrorism, including state-sponsored terrorism proxies and terrorist allies, and Iran's interactions and key alliances with other nations such as North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, China and Russia.
The course discusses essential knowledge and skills to understand modern Iranian Culture and how to use this information in interviewing techniques. Using the information the course discussed practical lessons in developing and handling Iranian and Middle Eastern sources of information.
This training is provided at the CI Centre training facility in the Washington, DC area and while the course tuition is free, travel and other expenses are not included.
You must be:
- US Citizen
- Currently employed by
- US Government
- US military
- A US Government Contractor
- Federal/state/local law enforcement
- Have two years or less experience working on Iran issues
If you meet the above requirements, you may be able to attend a government sponsor's running of these courses at no cost as it is being paid for by the US government.