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The Intelligence Machine and the Decision Making Process

PETER JACKSON

in France and the Nazi Menace: Intelligence and Policy Making 1933-1939

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208341
eISBN:
9780191677984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208341.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the intelligence services in Germany and its decision making process. The most important characteristic of the intelligence community is that it was dominated by the military. ... More


What We Know Now

W. G. Runciman

in Hutton and Butler: Lifting the Lid on the Workings of Power

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263297
eISBN:
9780191734519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263297.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses the information provided by the Hutton Report and the Butler Report concerning the bases of the British government's decision to join the U.S. in overturning Saddam Hussein for ... More


The Vision and the Mirage

Klemens von Klemperer

in German Resistance against Hitler: The Search for Allies Abroad 1938–1945

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205517
eISBN:
9780191676659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205517.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

While the operations of intelligence departments involve a great deal of both adventure and wit, and although these may be attributed to certain functions, such activity is likely to find itself ... More


Munich

PETER JACKSON

in France and the Nazi Menace: Intelligence and Policy Making 1933-1939

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208341
eISBN:
9780191677984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208341.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Munich Agreement which has served as a touchstone for historians who argue that French leaders surrendered to drift and indecision before the Second World War. This ... More


Oversight through Five Eyes: Institutional Convergence and the Structure and Oversight of Intelligence Activities

Richard Morgan

in Global Intelligence Oversight: Governing Security in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190458072
eISBN:
9780190458102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190458072.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter analyzes the components of the intelligence communities of the Five Eyes countries and describes the ways in which their forms and functions have converged over time. It argues ... More


Churchill and the Use of Special Intelligence

F. H. Hinsley

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Winston Churchill was exceptional among British statesmen of his time for his familiarity with intelligence and his consuming interest in it. This familiarity began before the First World War. Having ... More


The Reluctant Warrior

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

in Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 describes Rusch’s experience from the time of his repatriation to the United States to his service as a personnel officer for the Military Intelligence Service Language School. Rusch’s task ... More


Word and Image

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter illustrates how a paradigmatic structure emerged in the news coverage of February 28, 2002 and the following days, in which the depth of a story is constructed not through certainty of ... More


Lacking intelligence? British intelligence, ministers and the Soviet Union

Daniel W. B. Lomas

in Intelligence, Security and the Attlee Governments, 1945-51: An Uneasy Relationship?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099144
eISBN:
9781526120922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099144.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter Two looks at Ministerial use of, and attitude towards, intelligence after Labour’s 1945 Election victory, drawing on the papers of the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC). While it has been ... More


Intelligence and ‘Official History’

Christopher Baxter and Keith Jeffery

in Intelligence Studies in Britain and the US: Historiography since 1945

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748646272
eISBN:
9780748684496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646272.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews the place of intelligence in post-Second World War Official Histories (and some analogous productions) and the current ‘state of the art’, as represented by the recent Official ... More


Intelligence Services, Peer Constraints, and the Law

Ashley Deeks

in Global Intelligence Oversight: Governing Security in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190458072
eISBN:
9780190458102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190458072.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter introduces the idea of “peer constraints” in intelligence oversight. Peer constraints are an important component of an increasingly thick transnational legal ecosystem that constrains ... More


From “Jap Crow” to “Jim and Jane Crow”: Black and Blue (and Yellow) in Chicago and the Bay Area

Matthew M. Briones

in Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the resettlement of West Coast Japanese Americans in the Midwest and Northeast after internment irrevocably transformed the population of Japanese Chicagoans. As both Allan ... More


Philby and Secret Intelligence Service Anti-Communism

Edward Harrison

in The Young Kim Philby: Soviet Spy and British Intelligence Officer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780859898676
eISBN:
9781781387283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898676.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Kim Philby's role in the British Secret Intelligence Service's (SIS) campaign against communism as well as his contribution to the struggle against Axis espionage. It ... More


Elena Modrzhinskaya's Report, April 1943

Nige West and Oleg Tsarev

in TRIPLEX: Secrets from the Cambridge Spies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123470
eISBN:
9780300156416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123470.003.0040
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Elena Modrzhinskaya's report, which revealed that shortly before the German attack on the Soviet Union, “intelligence services” (IS) circles began to turn their minds to a ... More


The League of Ten

Frederic Wakeman

in Spymaster: Dai Li and the Chinese Secret Service

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234079
eISBN:
9780520928763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234079.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Dai Li's rise in the intelligence services of the National Revolutionary Army of China. After serving under the command of Hu Zongnan, Dai Li was later appointed to become head ... More


From Soviet Agent to British Intelligence Officer

Edward Harrison

in The Young Kim Philby: Soviet Spy and British Intelligence Officer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780859898676
eISBN:
9781781387283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898676.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines how Kim Philby turned from a secret agent for the Soviet Union into a British intelligence officer. Before discussing how Philby infiltrated the British Secret Intelligence ... More


Section V of the Secret Intelligence Service

Edward Harrison

in The Young Kim Philby: Soviet Spy and British Intelligence Officer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780859898676
eISBN:
9781781387283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898676.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Section V of the British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) and its task of obtaining counter-espionage information from the Iberian peninsula. It first considers the expansion ... More


Britain and the Turn to Law

Simon Chesterman

in One Nation Under Surveillance: A New Social Contract to Defend Freedom Without Sacrificing Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199674954
eISBN:
9780191803703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199674954.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the political and legal status of Britain's intelligence services. More specifically, it assesses the formalization of the nation's intelligence services and their powers. The ... More


Review and Oversight of Intelligence in Canada: Expanding Accountability Gaps

Kent Roach

in Global Intelligence Oversight: Governing Security in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190458072
eISBN:
9780190458102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190458072.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter argues that Canada’s national security activities have significantly outpaced its infrastructure of intelligence oversight and review. These growing accountability gaps risk compromising ... More


Watching the Watchers

Simon Chesterman

in One Nation Under Surveillance: A New Social Contract to Defend Freedom Without Sacrificing Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199674954
eISBN:
9780191803703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199674954.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the most appropriate structures to ensure the accountability of intelligence services. More specifically, it outlines the possibilities of structural accountability that are ... More


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