HIS343H1: History of Modern Intelligence


This course explores the rise of modern intelligence over the long 20th century, from Anglo-Russian imperial competition before World War I through to the post-9/11 era. Students will study the contribution of intelligence services to victories and defeats in war, peace, and the grey areas in between. The course will also examine the relationship between intelligence services and society.

Recommended Preparation: 

HIS103Y1 or an equivalent introduction to modern international relations

Distribution Requirements: 
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)