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Spies in Uniform: British Service Attachés as Intelligence-Gatherers

Matthew S. Seligmann

in Spies in Uniform: British Military and Naval Intelligence on the Eve of the First World War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261505
eISBN:
9780191718618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261505.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores the different ways in which service attachés obtained the information they needed. British attachés were not allowed to undertake covert operations themselves and therefore had ... More


The Prisoners-of-war Come Home

Paul Maddrell

in Spying on Science: Western Intelligence in Divided Germany 1945-1961

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267507
eISBN:
9780191708404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267507.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on an even more valuable type of informant: Germans forced to work in the Soviet Union itself. It explains that the war showed the Soviet leaders that their country was backward ... More


Incorporating Cultural Intelligence into Joint Intelligence: Cultural Intelligence and Ethnographic Intelligence Theory

Alexei J. D. Gavriel

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter endeavors to demystify the practices of anthropology by integrating its unique concepts and collection methodologies. Two formal intelligence disciplines, Cultural intelligence (CULINT) ... More


The Collapse of the USSR

Milo Jones and Philippe Silberzahn

in Constructing Cassandra: Reframing Intelligence Failure at the CIA, 1947-2001

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785808
eISBN:
9780804787154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785808.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter presents an overview of the CIA's analysis of the USSR prior to 1991. It begins by documenting the scope of the intelligence failure concerning the USSR's demise, especially contrasting ... More


Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Thomas H. Johnson and Barry Zellen (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The examination of wars and conflicts of the twenty-first century immediately draws one to their culture and sectarian dimensions. The contributors to this volume reflect on the following fundamental ... More


Human Rights, National Regulation, and Armed Conflict

Shane Darcy

in To Serve the Enemy: Informers, Collaborators, and the Laws of Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198788898
eISBN:
9780191830921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788898.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The role of international human rights law and national regulatory regimes regarding the use of informers is considered in Chapter 5. The chapter begins by outlining human rights standards of ... More


International Law Pertaining to Torture and Interrogation

Amos N. Guiora

in Constitutional Limits on Coercive Interrogation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195340310
eISBN:
9780199867226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340310.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Expanding the discussion to the international sphere is critical to our overall focus: the development of a lawful coercive interrogation regime predicated on the rule of law. In the effort to do so, ... More


Librarians and Collectors Go to War

Kathy Peiss

in Information Hunters: When Librarians, Soldiers, and Spies Banded Together in World War II Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190944612
eISBN:
9780190944643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190944612.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, European Modern History

The OSS sent librarians and scholars to outposts in Stockholm, Lisbon, and other neutral cities to spearhead a vast collecting and microfilming operation. They acquired enemy newspapers, scientific ... More


Bombardment: 21-23 August 1863

William Glenn Robertson

in River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter opens with the initial bombardment of Chattanooga by forces operating as part of William Rosecrans’s deception plan, which was intended to focus Braxton Bragg’s attention upstream from ... More


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