(In case you missed our most recent article over at e-International Relations or at OODALoop, we are reprinting it here!)
The legality of the National Security Agency’s (NSA’s) use of US citizens’ metadata to identify and track foreign intelligence organizations and their operatives is currently a subject of much debate. Less well understood (and consequently routinely misreported) are the capabilities and limitations of social network analysis, the methodology often used to evaluate this metadata.
|(Actually, this is a typo. Students in my Collaborative Intelligence class created this)|