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Intelligence Support to Asymmetric Warfare Course

Conducted by INTEL


The aim of this course is to prepare students to apply new and emerging doctrine that can be used to support operations in asymmetric warfare environments at the operational and strategic levels. The course provides real world examples and case studies in a collaborative exercise environment that encourages students to utilize creative and critical thinking skills.


Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Discipline: INT - Intelligence
Area: CI - Counterintelligence
Depth of Knowledge: 3 - Apply
ePrime No.: ACT.423
ETOC Code: INT-CI-3649

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
M2-00-A-19 11 - 15 Feb 19 0
M2-00-B-19 02 - 06 Sep 19 0

If no seats are available, you may have your agency POC send a seat waiting list request. Please click on the POC Finder to obtain the contact information of your agency POC.

Learning Objectives

Describe Asymmetric Warfare and Irregular Activities: Given a set of parameters, the student will explain the Asymmetric Warfare concept and its irregular activities in accordance with references.

NATO's Strategic and Operational Methodology: Given a set of parameters, the student will explain NATO's strategic and operational methodology in accordance with NATO’s strategic concept and the COPD.

Relevant Intelligence in an Asymmetric Warfare Environment: Given a set of parameters, students will describe intelligence considerations and processes in AW operations, the JIPOE, and methods unique to the AW environment, in accordance with references .

Intelligence Analysis Support to Asymmetric Warfare Operations: Given a set of parameters, the student, in a syndicate, will develop a project and provide intelligence analysis to support AW operations, possible Courses of Actions, discussion and defence of their analysis in project, in accordance with the references listed below.

Synthesize Case Studies: Given parameters, students will be able to integrate asymmetric warfare lessons learned into briefing products and/or case studies, in accordance with the references.

Course Participants

Military officers (OF-1 through OF-5) and NCOs (OR-4 through OR-9) or civilian equivalents assigned to a NATO/PFP headquarters or a defense, foreign affairs, or military agency within any NATO/PFP country.

Language Proficiency: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-4 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-1 thru OF-5


This one week course is comprised of interactive plenary lectures/lessons, vignettes, best practice TTPs, practical exercises, and discussions that amplify the course lectures.