Objective: This assignment, in accordance with undergraduate academic endeavours, provides an opportunity to evaluate assimilation of course topics, and sharpen and evaluate students’ research & critical thinking skills. Type: This assignment consists of a research-analysis paper of at least four pages in length, double-spaced (This page count does not include a title page, abstract (optional), table of contents (optional), Reference listing page(s), or end-notes page(s) (if used)). The source material should result primarily from self-led research of the required texts and readings from this course. The paper should have approximately four pages of content which are the written results of your research efforts. Topic: Research and analyze two operations that utilized national security or military counterintelligence (either offensive or defensive functions). What were the specific challenges to counterintelligence for each operation? Compare and contrast how counterintelligence measures changed over the particular time periods of the operations. Example time periods may include early American history to WWI, WWI to WWII, WWII, the Cold War, the post-Cold War/pre-9/11 era, post-9/11, etc. Finally, put the operation and the lessons learned within the context of how it may have influenced the development of the current U.S. National Counterintelligence Strategy of 2016. Format: Your paper requires a Title page, citations, and a References list. Your paper should be in the Chicago style.