Prepare a persuasive paper in which you
● Examine the role of intelligence in countering terrorism in America.
● Analyze the constitutional issues (in particular the Fourth Amendment) surrounding
the concept of gathering information to develop intelligence domestically.
● Explain whether the United States government may collect phone, email, and other
electronic and non-electronic data from Americans, on a mass basis, without a
warrant and/or probable cause.
● Support your position with scholarly or official government sources from readings
● Explain the role of intelligence in countering terrorism.
● Explain the constitutional limitations on gathering intelligence.
● Explain why and how gathering intelligence from Americans without a warrant or
probable cause is or is not permissible.
The Intelligence Gathering Debate paper
● Must be two to three double-spaced pages in length (not including the title and
references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the
Writing Center’s APA Style
● (Links to an external site.)
● Must include a separate title page with the following:
○ Title of paper
○ Student’s name
○ Course name and number
○ Instructor’s name
○ Date submitted
● resource for additional guidance.
● Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph with a succinct thesis
statement. The thesis must be in both the introduction and the conclusion.
Must use at least two scholarly sources or official government sources in
addition to the course text.