Vol. 57. No. 2



Unclassified extracts from Studies in Intelligence Volume 57, Number 2
(June 2013)



Historical Perspectives

Post-World War II Intelligence 1
*America’s Secret Vanguard: US Army Intelligence Operations in Germany, 1944–47
[PDF 1.2MB**]
Thomas Boghardt


Intelligence Today and Tomorrow

Rethinking Failure
*Managing the “Reliability Cycle”: An Alternative Approach to Thinking About Intelligence Failure
[PDF 653.0KB**]
Scott J. Hatch


From the Studies Archive

50 Years Since Early Engagement in Southeast Asia
*Counterintelligence in Counterguerrilla Operations
[PDF 2.1MB**]
M. H. Schiattareggia


Intelligence in Public Media

The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby [85.1KB**]
Reviewed by Randall B. Woods


Intelligence in Public Literature

The Cuban Missile Crisis Redux: Lessons from Two More Works [PDF 89.0KB**]
Reviewed by Thomas Coffey

Historical Dictionary of Signals Intelligence [PDF 85.6KB**]
Reviewed by Gary K.

The Zimmermann Telegram: Intelligence, Diplomacy, and America's Entry into World War I [PDF 85.2KB**]
Reviewed by John Ehrman

Intelligence Officer’s Bookshelf [PDF 166.5KB**]
Compiled and reviewed by Hayden Peake

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Bob Bergin is a retired Foreign Service Officer. He has published numerous works on aviation and intelligence history in East Asia.

Thomas Boghardt is a US Army historian. He has contributed articles to Studies in Intelligence. He is the author of a recently published history, The Zimmermann Telegram: Intelligence, Diplomacy, and America’s Entry into World War I, reviewed in this issue.

Thomas Coffey has served as an analyst in the CIA’s Directorate of Intelligence. He is currently a member of the Lessons Learned Program of the Center for the Study of Intelligence. He is a frequent contributor.

John Ehrman is an analyst in the CIA’s Directorate of Intelligence. He is a frequent and award-winning contributor to Studies.

Scott J. Hatch is a manager in the National Counterterrorism Center. He has served in CIA’s Sherman Kent School for Intelligence Analysis.

Gary K. is a CIA officer.

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

M. H. Schiattareggia is the penname of an officer who served in the CIA’s Directorate of Plans (now the National Clandestine Service).

Randall B. Woods is a distinguished professor of history at the University of Arkansas. He is the author of the recently published biography of William Colby, Shadow Warrior: William Egan Colby and the CIA.

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