This assignment will be submitted to Turnitin®.
The purpose of the assignment is for you to critically evaluate open sources for reliability and for you to explore your biases. As an intelligence analyst or OSINT professional you will have to provide the decision maker with the best available intelligence analysis. So choose your sources carefully and keep your mind open as you select ONE of the below topics for your paper. This four (4) to six (6) page paper is due at the end of week 4. As always, the page count does not include the title or references pages.
1. What is QAnon and what is the best way to manipulate the various theories associated with it for political advantage? What threat, if any, does it pose to our way of American democracy? Should political entities embrace its efforts or should it be completely disavowed?
2. What is Antifa? Is it a terrorist organization, a peaceful movement, or something in between. What threat does it pose to our way of American democracy?
3. Describe and explain the Uranium One Deal. To what extent, if any, did Hillary Clinton collude with the Russians?
Please review the attached information literacy tools that may help you with your research and writing of this paper.
Citation and Reference Style
Students will follow the Chicago Style as the sole citation and reference style used in written work submitted as part of coursework to the course. The Author-Date method is recommended. A quick guide may be found at: The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017 available online at: The Author-Date system is recommended.
All written submissions should be submitted in Times New Roman 12pt font with 1″ margins, typewritten in double-spaced format. College-level work is expected to be free of grammar, usage, and style errors.
If you are not familiar with rubrics, please review the short video about rubrics/iRubrics here:

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