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New and Published Books

  1. Strategic Intelligence in the Cold War and Beyond

    By Jefferson Adams

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    Strategic Intelligence in the Cold War and Beyond looks at the many events, personalities, and controversies in the field of intelligence and espionage since the end of World War II. A crucial but often neglected topic, strategic intelligence took on added significance during the protracted...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The CIA, the British Left and the Cold War

    Calling the Tune?

    By Hugh Wilford

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    Shortly after it was founded in 1947, the CIA launched a secret effort to win the Cold War allegiance of the British left. Hugh Wilford traces the story of this campaign from its origins in Washington DC to its impact on Labour Party politicians, trade unionists, and Bloomsbury intellectuals...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. US Intelligence Perceptions of Soviet Power, 1921-1946

    By Leonard Leshuk

    Leonard Leshuk begins this study by commenting on the unusual situation whereby a nation as seemingly weak and backward before World War II as the Soviet Union could, in the space of a few years, challenge the USA militarily on a global scale....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Espionage and the Roots of the Cold War

    The Conspiratorial Heritage

    By David McKnight

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    From the 1930s to the 1950s a large number of left-wing men and women in the USA, Britain, Europe, Australia and Canada were recruited to the Soviet intelligence services. They were amateurs and the reason for their success is intriguing. Using Soviet archives, this work explores these successes....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Advanced Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Operations

    Tradecraft Methods, Practices, Tactics, and Techniques

    By Robert J Girod

    Tradecraft is a term used within the intelligence community to describe the methods, practices, and techniques used in espionage and clandestine investigations. Whether the practitioner is a covert agent for the government or an identity thief and con man, the methods, practices, tactics, and...

    Published June 26th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. The Official History of the Joint Intelligence Committee

    Volume I: From the Approach of the Second World War to the Suez Crisis

    By Michael S. Goodman

    Series: Government Official History Series

    Volume One of the Official History of the Joint Intelligence Committee draws upon a range of released and classified papers to produce the first, authoritative account of the way in which intelligence was used to inform policy. For almost 80 years the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC) has been a...

    Published June 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Swedish Signal Intelligence 1900-1945

    By Bengt Beckman, C.G. McKay

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    A history of Swedish interception of radio and telegraph messages during World Wars I and II providing a valuable background to Swedish military operations at this time. This should prove a valuable work for anyone interested in the intelligence systems at work during wartime....

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. NATO and Western Perceptions of the Soviet Bloc

    Alliance Analysis and Reporting, 1951-69

    By Evanthis Hatzivassiliou

    Series: Cold War History

    This book examines the NATO reports on the Soviet bloc's political and economic system, from 1951 to the aftermath of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia and the beginning of detente. As part of the wider history of Cold War Alliances, the detailed assessments of the NATO experts regarding the...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Stasi

    Shield and Sword of the Party

    By John Christian Schmeidel

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This book is a fascinating new examination of one of the most feared and efficient secret services the world has ever known, the Stasi. The East German Stasi was a jewel among the communist secret services, the most trusted by its Russian mother organization the KGB, and even more efficient....

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Ethics of Intelligence

    A new framework

    By Ross W. Bellaby

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This book starts from the proposition that the field of intelligence lacks any systematic ethical review, and then develops a framework based on the notion of harm and the establishment of Just Intelligence Principles. As the professional practice of intelligence collection adapts to the changing...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge