Vol. 56 No. 4


Unclassified extracts from Studies in Intelligence Volume 56, Number 4 (December 2012)

Historical Perspective

At Cold War's End
A Defection Case that Marked the Times [PDF 41.5KB**]
by John Tellaray, with an introduction by Michael Sulick


From the Studies Archive

Bringing the Computer into Intelligence Work
*Some Far-out Thoughts on Computers [PDF 596.1KB**]
by Orrin Clotworthy


Intelligence in Public Literature

Three Recent Works on Improving Intelligence Analysis [PDF 29.4KB**]
Reviewed by Jason Manosevitz

Historical Dictionary of Chinese Intelligence [PDF 47.0KB**]
Reviewed by Peter Mattis

The Emergency State: America's Pursuit of Absolute Security at all Costs [PDF 27.6KB**]
Reviewed by Samuel Cooper-Wall

The Tourist Trilogy: The New Genre [PDF 46.7KB**]
Reviewed by John Ehrman

Intelligence Officer's Bookshelf [PDF 124.4KB**]
Compiled and Reviewed by Hayden Peake

Books Reviewed in Studies in Intelligence in 2012 (PDF Only) [PDF 39.4KB**]


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Orrin Clotworthy was a CIA officer at the time of the writing of his article in 1962. He considered himself a computer hobbyist.

Samuel Cooper-Wall is the CIA Museum’s archivist.

John Ehrman is a frequent contributor of book reviews and winner of several Studies in Intelligence Awards. He is an analyst in CIA.

Jason Manosevitz is an analyst in CIA’s Directorate of Intelligence and a member of the Studies in Intelligence Editorial Board.

Peter Mattis is a former CIA officer who now works and writes about Chinese affairs for the Jamestown Foundation.

Hayden Peake is the curator of the CIA’s Historical Intelligence Collection in the CIA Library. He has served in the Directorates of Science and Technology and Operations.

John Tellaray is the penname of a retired CIA operations officer. Michael Sulick is a former director of the National Clandestine Service in CIA.

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