Volume 51, Number 4




Intelligence in Another Era
All the Brains I Can Borrow: Woodrow Wilson and Intelligence Gathering in Mexico, 1913-15 - [PDF 580KB*]
Mark E. Benbow

Will they Fight?
US Intelligence Assessments and the Reliability of Non-Soviet Warsaw Pact Armed Forces, 1946-89 - [PDF 289KB*]
James D. Marchio

"The Mystery of ALES"
Once Again, the Alger Hiss Case - [PDF 321KB*]
John Ehrman



Enemies of Intelligence: Knowledge and Power in American National Security - [PDF 38.7KB*]
Reviewed by Nicholas Dujmovic

Educing Information: Interrogation: Science and Art - [PDF 39.3KB*]
Reviewed by Loch K. Johnson

Shooting the Front: Allied Aerial Reconnaissance and Photographic Interpretation on the Western Front - World War I - [PDF 841KB*]
Reviewed by Thomas Boghardt

The Intelligence Officer's Bookshelf - [PDF 109KB*]
Complied and Reviewed by Hayden B. Peake

Books Reviewed in 2007 - [PDF 31.2KB*]

Comment on a Long-standing Error
From Dean S. Bird




Mark E. Benbow is a former CIA intelligence officer. Until recently he worked as the staff historian of the Woodrow Wilson House Museum. He now teaches at Marymount University in Virginia.


Thomas Boghardt is historian at the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. He earned a Ph.D. in modern history from the University of Oxford. He is the author of Spies of the Kaiser: German Covert Operations in Great Britain during the First World War Era.


John Ehrman serves in the Directorate of Intelligence. He is a frequent contributor to Studies and is a winner of a Studies annual award.


Nicholas Dujmovic is a CIA historian, veteran intelligence analyst, member of the Studies Editorial Board and a frequent contributor. He is the compiler and editor of The Literary Spy.


Loch K. Johnson is the Regents and Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of International Affairs at the University of Georgia and editor of Handbook of Intelligence Studies (Routledge, 2007) and Strategic Intelligence, 5 vols. (Praeger, 2007). He is the author as well of several books on intelligence, including Bombs, Bugs, Drugs and Thugs: Intelligence and America’s Quest for Security (New York: New York University Press, 2002).


James D. Marchio serves in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. He is a retired Air Force officer who served in a range of intelligence assignments, including chief of the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Russia, Eurasia & Africa Office. He is a Studies in Intelligence award winner and frequent contributor to historical journals.


Hayden Peake is the curator of the CIA Historical Intelligence Collection. He served in the Directorate of Science and Technology and the Directorate of Operations. He is a regular contributor to this and other intelligence journals.


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