Vol. 60 No. 2
Unclassified extracts from Studies in Intelligence Volume 60, Number 2
Intelligence in Public Media
“Kitachosen Kikan” o soshiseyo: Nihon ni sennyushita Kankoku Himitsu Kosakutai [Stop the “Return to North Korea”: The ROK Covert Operative Teams that Infiltrated Japan] [PDF 267.3KB**]
Reviewed by Stephen C. Mercado
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Bob Bergin is a retired foreign service officer who has served in Southeast Asia. He now writes regional histories and histories of flight.
James Burridge and John Kavanagh are retired CIA operations officers.
Thomas Coffey is a former Directorate of Analysis officer serving with the Lessons Learned Program of the Center for the Study of Intelligence.
David Foy is the Intelligence Community historian on the History Staff of the Center for the Study of Intelligence.
Jason U. Manosevitz is an analyst in CIA’s Directorate of Analysis and a member of the Studies Editorial Board.
Stephen C. Mercado is a frequent and award-winning contributor of reviews, especially of foreign-language books, and articles to Studies.
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.
Raymond L. Garthoff served in CIA’s Office of National Estimates during 1957–1961 and is the author of many books on Soviet affairs, the Cold War, and intelligence, including A Journey through the Cold War: A Memoir of Containment and Coexistence (Brookings Institution Press, 2001) and, most recently, Soviet Leaders and Intelligence: Assessing the American Adversary During the Cold War (Georgetown University Press, 2015).
Robert Vickers, now retired, has served in numerous analytical positions. Pertinent to his article are his service as a military analyst and as National Intelligence Officer for Latin America.
Jay Watkins is a CIA officer and a member of the Editorial Board of Studies in Intelligence.
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