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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. British Military Intelligence in the Crimean War, 1854-1856

    By Stephen M. Harris

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This is a study of the British military intelligence operations during the Crimean War. It details the beginnings of the intelligence operations as a result of the British Commander, Lord Raglan's, need for information on the enemy, and traces the subsequent development of the system....

    Published February 1st 1999 by Routledge

  2. Intelligence and the Cuban Missile Crisis

    Edited by James G. Blight, David A. Welch

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    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....

    Published October 31st 1998 by Routledge

  3. British Military Intelligence in the Palestine Campaign, 1914-1918

    By Yigal Sheffy

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    Shortly after the end of the First World War, General Sir George Macdonagh, wartime director of British Military Intelligence, revealed that Lord Allenby's victory in Palestine had never been in doubt because of the success of his intelligence service. Seventy-five years later this book explains...

    Published September 30th 1998 by Routledge

  4. Knowing Your Friends

    Intelligence Inside Alliances and Coalitions from 1914 to the Cold War

    Edited by Martin S. Alexander

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    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...

    Published May 1st 1998 by Routledge

  5. Nothing Sacred

    Nazi Espionage Against the Vatican, 1939-1945

    By David Alvarez, Revd Robert A., SJ Graham

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    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....

    Published December 31st 1997 by Routledge

  6. Eternal Vigilance?

    50 years of the CIA

    Edited by Christopher Andrew, Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    Eternal Vigilance? seeks to offer reinterpretations of some of the major established themes in CIA history such as its origins, foundations, its treatment of the Soviet threat, the Iranian revolution and the accountability of the agency. The book also opens new areas of research such as foreign...

    Published June 1st 1997 by Routledge

  7. Intelligence Investigations

    How Ultra Changed History

    By Ralph Bennett

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    Military intelligence, grossly neglected during the interwar period, had by mid-1942 proved itself indispensable through information gathered from intercepted radio messages in the supposedly unbreakable German Enigma cipher. Ralph Bennett, who worked for four years at Bletchley Park as a senior...

    Published October 1st 1996 by Routledge

  8. Intelligence Analysis and Assessment

    Edited by David Charters, Stuart Farson, Glenn P. Hastedt

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    These essays cover: assessment systems now in place in Britain, the USA, Germany and Australia; the bureaucratic dynamics of analysis and assessment; the changing ground in intelligence; and the impact of new technologies and modes of communication on intelligence gathering and analysis....

    Published June 30th 1996 by Routledge

  9. Intelligence and Imperial Defence

    British Intelligence and the Defence of the Indian Empire 1904-1924

    By Richard James Popplewell, Richard J. Popplewell

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This is the first book to appear on British intelligence operations based in both India and London, which defended the Indian Empire against subversion during the first two decades of the twentieth century. It is concerned with the threat to the British Raj posed by the Indian revolutionary...

    Published August 1st 1995 by Routledge

  10. Tet 1968

    Understanding the Surprise

    By Captain Ronnie E. Ford

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This book brings to light many aspects of the Tet offensive of 1968, an event acknowledged as the turning-point of the Vietnam War. Using previously unseen Communist Vietnamese documents combined with sources of Western origin, the author provides a more accurate version of the events, their...

    Published July 1st 1995 by Routledge