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Studies in Intelligence


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The growing interest in intelligence activities and the opening of hitherto closed archives since the end of the Cold War has stimulated this series of scholarly monographs, wartime memoirs and edited collections. With contributions from leading academics and prominent members of the intelligence community, this series has quickly become the leading forum for the academic study of intelligence.

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The Cultural Cold War in Western Europe, 1945-60

The Cultural Cold War in Western Europe, 1945-60

1st Edition

Hans Krabbendam, Giles Scott-Smith
May 13, 2004

The idea of the Cold War as a propaganda contest as opposed to a military conflict is being increasingly accepted. This has led to a re-evaluation of the relationship between economic policies, political agendas and cultural activities in Western Europe post 1945.This book provides an important...

Britain, America and Anti-Communist Propaganda 1945-53: The Information Research Department

Britain, America and Anti-Communist Propaganda 1945-53: The Information Research Department

1st Edition

Andrew Defty
June 01, 2003

In the Cold War battle for hearts and minds Britain was the first country to formulate a coordinated global response to communist propaganda. In January 1948, the British government launched a new propaganda policy designed to 'oppose the inroads of communism' by taking the offensive against it.' A...

Secret Intelligence in the Twentieth Century

Secret Intelligence in the Twentieth Century

1st Edition

Heike Bungert, Jan G. Heitmann, Michael Wala
May 01, 2003

This work investigates the connection between intelligence history, domestic policy, military history and foreign relations in a time of increasing bureaucratization of the modern state. The issues of globalization of foreign relations and the development of modern communication are also discussed....

Intelligence Services in the Information Age

Intelligence Services in the Information Age

1st Edition

Michael Herman
November 01, 2001

Intelligence was a central element of the Cold War and the need for it was expected to diminish after the USSR's collapse, yet in recent years it has been in greater demand than ever. The atrocities of 11 September and the subsequent "war on terrorism" now call for an even more intensive effort....

Secrets of Signals Intelligence During the Cold War: From Cold War to Globalization

Secrets of Signals Intelligence During the Cold War: From Cold War to Globalization

1st Edition

Matthew M. Aid, Cees Wiebes
September 01, 2001

In recent years the importance of Signals Intelligence (Sigint) has become more prominent, especially the capabilities of reading and deciphering diplomatic, military and commercial communications of other nations. This work reveals the role of intercepting messages during the Cold War....

American-British-Canadian Intelligence Relations, 1939-2000

American-British-Canadian Intelligence Relations, 1939-2000

1st Edition

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones, David Stafford
September 01, 2000

This work considers, for the first time, the intelligence relationship between three important North Atlantic powers in the Twenty-first century, from WWII to post-Cold War. As demonstrated in the case studies in this volume, World War II cemented loose and often informal inter-allied agreements...

The Norwegian Intelligence Service, 1945-1970

The Norwegian Intelligence Service, 1945-1970

1st Edition

Olav Riste
October 31, 1999

This is a history of the Norwegian Intelligence Service (NIS) during the Cold War, based on its secret archives. The author describes a service that grew from a handful of specialists in 1946 to a multi-faceted organization with a personnel of about 1000 by the end of the 1960s....

Intelligence for Peace: The Role of Intelligence in Times of Peace

Intelligence for Peace: The Role of Intelligence in Times of Peace

1st Edition

Hesi Carmel
September 29, 1999

This collection of articles is by experts in the field who are convinced that intelligence has an important role to play, not only in times of war and confrontation, but also in times of conciliation and political processes....

Allied and Axis Signals Intelligence in World War II

Allied and Axis Signals Intelligence in World War II

1st Edition

David Alvarez
September 29, 1999

The importance of codebreaking and signals intelligence in the diplomacy and military operations of World War II is reflected in this study of the cryptanalysts, not only of the US and Britain, but all the Allies. The codebreaking war was a global conflict in which many countries were active. The...

Intelligence and the Cuban Missile Crisis

Intelligence and the Cuban Missile Crisis

1st Edition

James G. Blight, David A. Welch
October 31, 1998

This is the first study to examine throughly the role of US, Soviet and Cuban Intelligence in the nuclear crisis of 1962 - the closest the world has come to Armageddon....

Knowing Your Friends: Intelligence Inside Alliances and Coalitions from 1914 to the Cold War

Knowing Your Friends: Intelligence Inside Alliances and Coalitions from 1914 to the Cold War

1st Edition

Martin S. Alexander
May 01, 1998

Little attention has been paid to the murky, ultra-business of gathering intelligence among and forming estimates about friendly powers, and friendly or allied military forces. How rarely have scholars troubled to discover when states entered into coalitions or alliances mainly and explicitly...

Nothing Sacred: Nazi Espionage Against the Vatican, 1939-1945

Nothing Sacred: Nazi Espionage Against the Vatican, 1939-1945

1st Edition

David Alvarez, Revd Robert A., SJ Graham
December 31, 1997

Nazi Germany considered the Catholic Church to be a serious threat to its domestic security and its international ambitions. In Germany, informants provided intelligence, but in Rome, German attempts to penetrate the Papacy were less successful - except for the codebreaking work....

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