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In Focus | January 6 Insurgency

Wed Dec 8, 2021
Was the incident that happened on January 6, 2021 an intelligence failure or a failure to act on intelligence? Some experts would argue it was the latter.Join Dr. Frederic Lemieux, faculty director for the Master's in Applied Intelligence at Georgetown SCS, along with Dr. Donell Harvin, senior policy researcher at RAND Corporation, as they discuss the January 6 insurgency.What happened on that day was a failure of understanding and contextualizing the threat. There was a vast amount of intelligence that was gathered in the days and weeks leading up to January 6th. Unfortunately, it wasn't acted upon.The intelligence enterprise in the U.S. is fractured. It's based on and built mostly on a post-9/11 fear, which is not the threat that we're seeing now with domestic terrorism and the rise of radicalism.In Focus is filmed at Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies and brings together professors, faculty members, guest lecturers, and thought leaders to engage in conversations that range from leadership to technology and beyond.Learn more about Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies at https://scs.georgetown.edu/.SUBSCRIBE TO GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF CONTINUING STUDIES YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GeorgetownSCS FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/GeorgetownSCS/ TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/GeorgetownSCS INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/georgetownscs LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/school/2630840/