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Studies in Intelligence


About the Series

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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Swedish Signal Intelligence 1900-1945

Swedish Signal Intelligence 1900-1945

1st Edition

By Bengt Beckman, C.G. McKay
May 30, 2014

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....

Interrogation in War and Conflict A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Analysis

Interrogation in War and Conflict: A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Analysis

1st Edition

Edited By Christopher Andrew, Simona Tobia
April 17, 2014

This edited volume offers a comparative and interdisciplinary analysis of interrogation and questioning in war and conflict in the twentieth century. Despite the current public interest and its military importance, interrogation and questioning in conflict is still a largely under-researched ...

Stasi Shield and Sword of the Party

Stasi: Shield and Sword of the Party

1st Edition

By John Christian Schmeidel
April 28, 2014

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. ...

American-British-Canadian Intelligence Relations, 1939-2000

American-British-Canadian Intelligence Relations, 1939-2000

1st Edition

Edited By 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 ...

A Don at War

A Don at War

1st Edition

By Sir David, KCMG OBE Hunt
December 31, 1990

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 ...

British Military Intelligence in the Palestine Campaign, 1914-1918

British Military Intelligence in the Palestine Campaign, 1914-1918

1st Edition

By Yigal Sheffy
February 04, 2014

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 ...

The Norwegian Intelligence Service, 1945-1970

The Norwegian Intelligence Service, 1945-1970

1st Edition

By 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....

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

By Andrew Defty
September 24, 2004

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...

Allied and Axis Signals Intelligence in World War II

Allied and Axis Signals Intelligence in World War II

1st Edition

Edited By 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 Analysis and Assessment

Intelligence Analysis and Assessment

1st Edition

Edited By David Charters, Stuart Farson, Glenn P. Hastedt
June 30, 1996

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....

Intelligence and the Cuban Missile Crisis

Intelligence and the Cuban Missile Crisis

1st Edition

Edited By 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....

Nothing Sacred Nazi Espionage Against the Vatican, 1939-1945

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

1st Edition

By 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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