Vol. 54, No. 4


Unclassified extracts from Studies in Intelligence Volume 54, Number 4 (December 2010)



The Intelligence-Policy Nexus
Synthesizing with Clients, Not Analyzing for Customers [PDF 188.7KB*]
Josh Kerbel and Anthony Olcott

The Evolution of CIA
A New President, a Better CIA, and an Old War:
Eisenhower and Intelligence Reporting on Korea, 1953
[PDF 282.2KB*]
Clayton D. Laurie


Intelligence in Public Literature

The International Politics of Intelligence Sharing [PDF 34.2KB*]
Reviewed by J.B. Webb

SIX: A History of Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service—Part 1: Murder and Mayhem, 1909–1939 [PDF 58.4KB*]
Reviewed by Hayden Peake

Changgom [Long Sword] [PDF 68.2KB*]
Reviewed by Stephen Mercado

Stalin’s Romeo Spy [PDF 37.2KB*]
Reviewed by John Ehrman

The Intelligence Officer’s Bookshelf [PDF 153KB*]
Compiled and Reviewed by Hayden B. Peake

Books Reviewed in Studies in Intelligence in 2010 (PDF only)
PDF 107.3KB*]


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John Ehrman is an officer in CIA’s Directorate of Intelligence. He is a frequent contributor.

Josh Kerbel is a member of the staff of the Director for National Intelligence. He has served as an analyst in CIA’s Directorate of Intelligence.

Clayton Laurie is a member of the CIA History Staff. He also teaches intelligence courses at the University of Maryland Baltimore.

Stephen Mercado serves in the Open Source Center. He frequently reviews books published in Japanese and Korean languages for Studies, and he is a Studies in Intelligence Annual Award winner.

Anthony Olcott is an analyst in the Open Source Center. He is currently an officer-in-residence at Georgetown University.

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

J.B. Webb is the pen name of a CIA Directorate of Intelligence Analyst. He is also a member of the Studies in Intelligence Editorial Board.

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