Volume 55, Number 1


Unclassified extracts from Studies in Intelligence Volume 55, Number 1 (March 2011)


Ensnaring the Unwitting in Czechoslovakia
KAMEN: A Cold War Dangle Operation with an American Dimension, 1948-1952
[PDF 1.2MB*]
Igor Lukes

In the First Person
What I Learned in 40 Years of Doing Intelligence Analysis for US Foreign Policymakers

[PDF 295.3KB*]
Martin Petersen


Intelligence in Public Literature

The Lessons for CI of the Dreyfus Affair [PDF 105.6KB*]
John Ehrman

The Intelligence Officer’s Bookshelf [PDF 110.5KB*]
Compiled and reviewed by Hayden Peake


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John Ehrman is an officer in CIA’s Directorate of Intelligence. He is a frequent contributor, especially on matters related to counterintelligence.

Igor Lukes is Professor of History and International Relations in the College of Arts and Sciences of Boston University. He is also an associate of the Davis Center for Russian Studies, Harvard University. He is a historian of Central Europe in the 20th century. His latest book is Czechoslovakia Between Stalin and Hitler: The Diplomacy of Edvard Benes in the 1930s.

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.

Martin Petersen is a retired CIA Directorate of Intelligence officer and author of numerous articles and teaches on the subjects of intelligence, intelligence analysis, and the management of intelligence analysts.

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Posted: Mar 29, 2011 04:09 PM
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