Vol. 60 No. 1


Unclassified extracts from Studies in Intelligence Volume 60, Number 1
(March 2016)


Intelligence Today and Tomorrow

*Designing for Intelligence Integration
Understanding and Creating Colocated, Cross-Functional Teams
[PDF 456.0KB**]
Frank Strickland and Chris Whitlock

Historical Perspectives

*A Shield and a Sword
Intelligence Support to Communications with US POWs in Vietnam
[PDF 4.2MB**]
Capt. Gordon I Peterson, USN (Ret.), and David C. Taylor

*Operation ICEBERG
Transitioning into CIA: The Strategic Services Unit in Indonesia
[PDF 2.8MB**]
William J. Rust

*Forged by Fire
The Intelligence Education of the First Head of CIA: Roscoe Hillenkoetter [PDF 735.1KB**]
Richard E. Schroeder

Intelligence in Public Media

The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal [PDF 229.9KB**]
Reviewed by Nicholas Dujmovic

Company Confessions: Revealing CIA Secrets [PDF 218.6KB**]
Reviewed by Hayden Peake

Near and Distant Neighbors: A New History of Soviet Intelligence [PDF 200.5KB**]
Reviewed by John Ehrman

Disciples: The World War II Missions of the CIA Directors who Fought for Wild Bill Donovan [PDF 205.4KB**]
Reviewed by Nicholas Reynolds

The Image of the Enemy—Intelligence Analysis of Adversaries Since 1945 [PDF 211.4KB**]
Reviewed by Jason Manosevitz

The Secret War: Spies, Codes and Guerillas, 1939–1945 [PDF 255.9KB**]
Reviewed by Nigel West

Being Nixon: A Man Divided
One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon
[PDF 229.0KB**]
Reviewed by Thomas Coffey

Ghost Fleet—A Novel of the Next World War [PDF 208.1KB**]
Reviewed by Darby Stratford

Intelligence Officer’s Bookshelf [PDF 463.8KB**]
Compiled and reviewed by Hayden Peake

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Darby Stratford is the penname of a former Directorate of Intelligence analyst now serving in the Emerging Trends program of the Center for the Study of Intelligence.

Thomas Coffey is a former Directorate of Intelligence analyst serving with the Lessons Learned Program of the Center for the Study of Intelligence.

Nicholas Dujmovic is a CIA historian, who, during most of his career, served in the CIA’s Directorate of Intelligence. (It is now called the Directorate of Analysis.) He is the author of   The Literary Spy: The Ultimate Source for Quotations on Espionage & Intelligence, which was published under the penname Charles E. Lathrop.

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

Clayton Laurie is a CIA historian. He has served as a military historian and has taught history at the university level.

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

Hayden Peake has served in the CIA’s Directorates of Operations and Science and Technology. He has been compiling and writing reviews for the “Intelligence Officer’s Bookshelf” since December 2002.

William Rust is the author of four books about US relations with Southeast Asia during the Cold War. His most recent book, Eisenhower and Cambodia: Diplomacy, Covert Action, and the Origins of the Second Indochina War, will be published by the University Press of Kentucky in the spring of 2016.

Capt. Gordon I. Peterson (USN, Ret.), a naval aviator during the Vietnam War, flew 515 combat missions in attack helicopters with the Seawolves of HAL-3. He was a historical consultant for the Smithsonian Channel documentary, The Spy in the Hanoi Hilton.” David C. Taylor  produced and wrote The Spy in the Hanoi Hilton. He is the recipient of numerous awards for historical documentaries, including an Emmy and Peabody.

Nicholas Reynolds is a retired CIA officer and former CIA Museum historian.

Richard Schroeder is a retired CIA officer who serves as an adjunct professor specializing in Cold War and intelligence issues at Georgetown University. He has served in the CIA’s Directorates of Operations and Science and Technology, as well as in the Office of Congressional Affairs.

Frank Strickland and Chris Whitlock are former intelligence officers now serving as directors at Deloitte Consulting. They provide consulting services for various US government agencies and commercial clients, focusing on change management and the use of analytics in decisionmaking. 

Nigel West is a British intelligence historian, who has since 1981 authored and coauthor a multitude of works on intelligence, including detailed historical dictionaries of elements of intelligence work or history.

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