Clark, Charles S. "Meet the Man Leading the Snowden Damage Investigation." Government Executive, 17 Aug. 2014. []

"Bill Evanina, 47, a former FBI special agent with a counter-terrorism specialty," was named National Counterintelligence Executive (NCIX) in May 2014. One of his central tasks "is chairing the governmentwide assessment of the damage caused by [Edward] Snowden, a report slated for completion next summer."

Ehrman, John. "The Dreyfus Affair: Enduring CI Lessons." Studies in Intelligence 55, no. 1 (Mar. 2011): 21-30.

Ostensibly a review of three books on the Dreyfus affair [Louis Begley, Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009); Frederick Brown, For the Soul of France: Culture Wars in the Age of Dreyfus (New York: Knopf, 2010); and Ruth Harris, Dreyfus: Politics, Emotion, and the Scandal of the Century (New York: Holt, 2010)], pages 21-26 provides a clear overview of the whole affair. The author suggests that "Dreyfus is the starting point for modern CI history and ... is a model for approaching the study of CI and espionage." Ehrman's review of the literature ("For Further Reading") goes beyond just being useful.

Foryst, Carole A. "Rethinking National Security Strategy Priorities." International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 23, no. 3 (Fall 2010): 399-425.

The focus here is specific, rather than general; it is on U.S. counterintelligence strategic priorities. The author expresses concern that economic and industrial espionage is ranked second to counterterrorism on the list of Intelligence Community priorities.

Magee, Aden C. "Countering Nontraditional HUMINT Collection Threats." International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 23, no. 3 (Fall 2010): 509-520.

"The CI community cannot assume that the intelligence collection efforts of nontraditional organizations can be effectively countered within the construct of current CI programs and processes."

Office of the Director of National Intelligence. "DNI Clapper Establishes the National Counterintelligence and Security Center." ODNI News Release No. 46-14. 1 Dec. 2014. []

DNI James R. Clapper announced on 1 December 2014 "the establishment of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center [NCSC]. National Counterintelligence Executive [NCIX] William 'Bil'” Evanina will assume the additional role as the NCSC Director. DNI Clapper said the establishment of the NCSC is the next step in the effective integration of counterintelligence and security missions under a single organization structure."

For reportage see Richard Abott, "DNI Establishes National Counterintelligence and Security Center," Defense Daily, 2 Dec. 2014; and J.J. Green, "New Intelligence Agency Established," WTOP, 1 Dec. 2014.

The NCSC Website is at:

Prunckun, Hank [Henry W., Jr]. Counterintelligence Theory and Practice. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2012.

Peake, Studies 57.2 (Jun. 2013), comments that "the reader might expect specific examples of the application of CI theory in practice, but none are provided. Thus, while the book is intellectually provocative, it is operationally empty. One is left wondering whether a theory is even necessary.... If a CI theory is needed, Counterintelligence Theory and Practice fails to make the case." For Wirtz, IJI&C 26.4 (Winter 2013-2014), this "introduction to the subject is highly accessible," but it "has little to say about the negative externalities created by counterintelligence."

Stouder, Michael D., and Scott Gallagher. "Counterintelligence Outreach: Building a Strategic Capability." International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence 28, no. 1 (Spring 2015): 143-155.

Van Cleave, Michelle. "Snowden, Manning, and the Next Leak: What Now?" Intelligencer 20, no. 2 (Fall-Winter 2013): 17-21.

This article would have been more useful without the anti-administration diatribe at the end.

Varouhakis, Miron. "An Institution-Level Theoretical Approach for Counterintelligence." International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 24, no. 3 (Fall 2011): 494-509.

The author proposes supplementing CI's usual case-by-case approach with the insights available from organizational behavior.

Wise, David. "China's Spies Are Catching Up." New York Times, 10 Dec. 2011. []

"China's success in stealing American secrets will provide a continuing challenge to the spy catchers. And Washington's counterintelligence agents, accustomed to the comfortable parameters of the cold war and more recent battles against Al Qaeda, must rethink their priorities and shift their focus, resources and energy eastward to counter China's spies."

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