(HUMINT) is concerned with helping policymakers better understand how our
adversaries think. In this fascinating morning course, experts who have spent
years examining the dark side of human psychology—delving into the minds and
motives of traitors, dictators, and terrorists—share their insights and discuss
implications for national security in the 21st century.
What Makes Traitors Tick?
He was the psychiatrist
for notorious spy Robert Hanssen and interviewed him extensively in
prison. David L. Charney knows better than anyone how Hanssen thought and
even felt immediately after his long-term espionage was discovered. Did he feel
remorse, did he worry about his family, did he care? The answers may surprise
you. Charney has worked with a number of high-profile spies and has focused
extensively on the psychology and motivation of traitors.
collaboration with the Smithsonian Resident Associate Program.
Tickets: $120 (must be purchased through the
Members of The Inner Circle and Smithsonian
Resident Members: $80
(via phone) 202.633.3030; (online) www.SmithsonianAssociates.org.
Internet Quick Tix code for the program: 1M2-699. Inner Circle Members should
identify themselves and give the PROMO code: 200252