Second Mini Research Paper Topic and Annotated Bibliography
For this assignment, you will be required to submit a research topic and complete an annotated bibliography of five resources for the second mini research paper. This assignment will be one document in two parts.
Part 1: Your research topic requires you to research the five types of intelligence collection activities to include human intelligence (HUMNIT), signals intelligence (SIGNIT), measures and signatures intelligence (MASINT), imagery intelligence (IMINT), and open-source intelligence (OSINT).For your research, you will want to consider the following questions:
- What federal agencies are responsible for each type of intelligence collection?
- How are these types of intelligence collection activities used to counter domestic and global terrorist threats in today’s era?
- Further explain how each intelligence collection activity could have been used to prevent a recent terrorist attack. Your submission should outline at least one recent domestic or international terrorist incident.
- What challenges exist in utilizing each of the intelligence collection methods?
Part 2: Annotated BibliographyIdentify five scholarly sources from the CSU Online Library or other reliable source that support your research paper topic. Include a summary of 150–200 words for each reference that will cover the material related to the research paper criteria. As you locate your sources, consider how you will use them in your research paper.The annotated bibliography identifies the reference, description, and how it pertains to the research paper. Use APA Style to format the references.