Online Seminar Series: Espionage & the Common Good

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Sun, Jan 23 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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1129 Maricopa Highway #156

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Online Seminar Series

Espionage and the Common Good – Part V

Sunday, January 23, 2022

Looking at a variety of sources spanning the globe and the ages, this series will consider the role of covert theory and practice in securing the common good. Readings will include classics such as Sun Tzu’s Art of War, Machiavelli’s Prince, and Discourses. As a principal text, Fair Play: The Moral Dilemmas of Spying, will provide historical and philosophical insight as well as a series of real-life scenarios that test permissible actions, questioning the extent to which “the end justifies the means.”

January 23 Reading and Video:

Intelligence Collection, Covert Operations, and International Law by
Ernesto Sanchez, AFIO’s Guide to the Study of Intelligence


OSS Conversation: The Osama Bin Laden Raid – Adm. William McRaven,

The Hon. Leon Panetta, The Hon. Mike Vickers


12:00-2:00PM PST


Karl Haigler


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