Canada is an outlier in the Western world in not having a separate foreign intelligence devoted to HUMINT. The conversation sometimes comes up that maybe we should create one – but where and how? Borealis looks at what Canada should do in this regard.
Every major Western power has a foreign intelligence service that collects information on the intents and capabilities of foreign states. Except Canada. We do allow CSIS to collect FI as it is called, but in a very constrained way – why?
Read mentioned article: I, spy: Does Canada need a foreign intelligence service?
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