Volume 53, Number 2


Unclassified extracts from Studies in Intelligence Volume 53, Number 2 (June 2009)


In Memoriam
Russell Jack Smith, Giant of CIA Analysis, Dies at 95 [PDF 34.8KB*]
Nicholas Dujmovic

Toward a Theory of CI
What are We Talking About When We Talk about Counterintelligence?
[PDF 172.0KB*]
John Ehrman

“Peeling Facts off the Face of the Unknown”
Revisiting The Legacy: Sherman Kent, Willmoore Kendall, and George Pettee—Strategic Intelligence in the Digital Age
[PDF 1.0MB*]
Anthony Olcott


Intelligence in Public Literature

Handbook of Global Security and Intelligence: National Approaches [PDF 31.4KB*]
Reviewed by Michael Warner

Intelligence Theory: Key Questions and Debates [PDF 40.0KB*]
Reviewed by J.M. Webb

The Intelligence Officer’s Bookshelf [PDF 58.9KB*]
Compiled and Reviewed by Hayden B. Peake


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Nicholas Dujmovic is a CIA historian and author of The Literary Spy. He is a member of the Studies in Intelligence Editorial Board.

John Ehrman, a frequent contributor, is a CIA officer who specializes in counterintelligence issues.

Anthony Olcott is an analyst in the DNI Open Source Center.

Michael Warner is the DNI historian. He is a former member of the Studies in Intelligence Editorial Board and a frequent contributor.

J. M. Webb is the pen name of a CIA analyst assigned abroad.

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

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