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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. The Australian Security Intelligence Organization

    An Unofficial History

    By Frank Cain

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This book traces the history of Australia's highly secret Intelligence Security Organisation. Established in the early days of the Cold War, like most intelligence organisations working under covert conditions, it exceeded the vague powers entrusted to it. It has been the subject of two Royal...

    Published September 1st 1994 by Routledge

  2. Intelligence, Defence and Diplomacy

    British Policy in the Post-War World

    By Richard J. Aldrich, Michael F. Hopkins

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    What was Britain's reaction to the death of Stalin? How has Britain reconciled a modern nuclear strategy with its traditional imperial defence commitments around the world? How has secret intelligence affected the Special Relationship' since 1945? Certain clear questions and perennial themes run...

    Published August 1st 1994 by Routledge

  3. Espionage: Past, Present and Future?

    Edited by Wesley K. Wark

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    Highlights of the volume include pioneering essays on the methodology of intelligence studies by Michael Fry and Miles Hochstein, and the future perils of the surveillance state by James Der Derian. Two leading authorities on the history of Soviet/Russian intelligence, Christopher Andrew and Oleg...

    Published March 1st 1994 by Routledge

  4. Policing Politics

    Security Intelligence and the Liberal Democratic State

    By Peter Gill

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    Numerous allegations of abuse of power have been made against the domestic security intelligence agencies in the United Kingdom such as police special branches and MI5. These include the improper surveillance of trade unionists and peace activists, campaigns of mis-information against elected...

    Published February 1st 1994 by Routledge

  5. Dieppe Revisited

    A Documentary Investigation

    By John P. Campbell

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This book reappraises the ill-fated raid named operation Jubilee, focusing on aspects such as naval and air operations in the Channel, signals, radar intelligence, agents and deception. It draws from official archives, both German and Allied. From these voluminous but fragmented records, many of...

    Published November 1st 1993 by Routledge

  6. From Information to Intrigue

    Studies in Secret Service Based on the Swedish Experience, 1939-1945

    By C.G. McKay

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This volume offers an account of some key activities of the Allied secret services and their German counterparts in Sweden during World War II. It also describes in some detail Swedish wartime legislation and Swedish organizations concerned with internal security and intelligence....

    Published June 1st 1993 by Routledge

  7. Spy Fiction, Spy Films and Real Intelligence

    Edited by Wesley K. Wark

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This book won the Canadian Crime Writers' Arthur Ellis Award for the Best Genre Criticism/Reference book of 1991. This collection of essays is an attempt to explore the history of spy fiction and spy films and investigate the significance of the ideas they contain. The volume offers new insights...

    Published March 31st 1991 by Routledge

  8. A Don at War

    By Sir David, KCMG OBE Hunt

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    When A Don at War was published in 1966 it was hailed as the first book to be written from the point of view of the Intelligence staff officer in the field with critics remarking on Sir David Hunt's authoritative exposition of British as well as German strategies. Eight years later it was revealed...

    Published December 31st 1990 by Routledge

  9. Intelligence and Military Operations

    Edited by Michael Handel

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    Traditionally the military community held the intelligence profession in low esteem, spying was seen as dirty work and information was all to often ignored if it conflicted with a commander's own view. Handel examines the ways in which this situation has improved and argues that co-operation...

    Published July 1st 1990 by Routledge

  10. War, Strategy and Intelligence

    By Michael I. Handel

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    Investigating the logic, conduct and nature of war on the highest political and strategic levels, these essays put less emphasis on operational and tactical aspects. They look at the impact of technology on warfare, the political nature of war and the limits of rational analysis in studying war....

    Published May 1st 1989 by Routledge