(Research Fellow, International Relations, Monash University, South Africa)
Copyright: http://theconversation.com/the-growing-link-between-intelligence-communities-and-academia-47184 - Republication on the Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) on 11 October 2015.
The idea of university professors or students working with the FBI or CIA probably makes you raise your eyebrows.
But then perhaps you're picturing someone like the fictional Henry McCord in Madam Secretary . He's a Georgetown theology professor who was asked to plant a bug for the National Security Agency (NSA) at the home of a scholar believed to be connected to a terrorist...Read more