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Studies in Intelligence

Series Editor: Richard Aldrich, Christopher Andrew

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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  1. US Covert Operations and Cold War Strategy

    Truman, Secret Warfare and the CIA, 1945-53

    By Sarah-Jane Corke

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    Based on recently declassified documents, this book provides the first examination of the Truman Administration’s decision to employ covert operations in the Cold War. Although covert operations were an integral part of America’s arsenal during the late 1940s and early 1950s, the majority of these...

    Published September 6th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Intelligence, Crises and Security

    Prospects and Retrospects

    Edited by Len Scott, R. Gerald Hughes

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This collection of essays by leading experts seeks to explore what lessons for the exploitation and management of secret intelligence might be drawn from a variety of case studies ranging from the 1920s to the ‘War on Terror’. Long regarded as the ‘missing dimension’ of international history and...

    Published August 9th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Intelligence Activities in Ancient Rome

    Trust in the Gods But Verify

    By Rose Mary Sheldon

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    Professor Sheldon uses the modern concept of the intelligence cycle to trace intelligence activities in Rome whether they were done by private citizens, the government, or the military. Examining a broad range of activities the book looks at the many types of espionage tradecraft that...

    Published July 10th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Hitler's Last Chief of Foreign Intelligence

    Allied Interrogations of Walter Schellenberg

    Edited by Reinhard R. Doerries

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    When the curtains fell on the 'Thousand-Year Reich', in May 1945, SS-Brigadefuhrer Walter Schellenberg left for neutral Stockholm, only to be takn shortly thereafter to Frankfurt and London for interogating. The 'Final Report' on the Case of Walter Schellenberg is the revealing product of those...

    Published May 31st 2007 by Routledge

  5. Special Operations Executive

    A New Instrument of War

    Edited by Mark Seaman

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This unique book presents an accurate and reliable assessment of the Special Operations Executive (SOE). It brings together leading authors to examine the organization from a range of key angles. This study shows how historians have built on the first international conference on the SOE at the...

    Published December 1st 2005 by Routledge

  6. Our Man in Yugoslavia

    The Story of a Secret Service Operative

    By Sebastian Ritchie

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    As a fully documented study of a Second World War Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) operative, Our Man in Yugoslavia is absolutely unique. Its subject is Owen Reed, an army officer recruited into SIS in the summer of 1943 and then parachuted in to German-occupied Croatia to work with Tito's...

    Published July 1st 2005 by Routledge

  7. Intelligence and Strategy

    Selected Essays

    By John Ferris

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    John Ferris' work in strategic and intelligence history is widely praised for its originality and the breadth of its research. At last his major pioneering articles are now available in this one single volume. In Intelligence and Strategy these essential articles have been fundamentally...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  8. Strategic and Operational Deception in the Second World War

    Edited by Michael I. Handel

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 11th 2004 by Routledge

  9. MI6 and the Machinery of Spying

    Structure and Process in Britain's Secret Intelligence

    By Philip Davies

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    Philip H. J. Davies is one of a growing number of British academic scholars of intelligence, but the only academic to approach the subject in terms of political science rather than history. He wrote his PhD at the University of Reading on the topic 'Organisational Development of Britain's Secret...

    Published September 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  10. Britain, America and Anti-Communist Propaganda 1945-53

    The Information Research Department

    By Andrew Defty

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    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...

    Published July 29th 2004 by Routledge