JUSTIFICATION FOR POST-WAR SECRET INTELLIGENCE

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0005374720
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RIFPUB
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U
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5
Document Creation Date: 
June 23, 2015
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June 26, 2009
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F-2009-00165
Publication Date: 
August 24, 1942
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MEMOt:%.NDUM FOR TH: DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION:
Suhjtact: Jut-ti:ication for Post-War Secret Intelli.geneer
1. The justification for post-war secret intelligence
on the pert of G-2, War Department General Staff, can be summed
up as analogous to the justification for the maintenance of
adequate national defense. At the and oi this war the United
States 411 find itseli the richest and most powerful country in
the world with the greater,t wealth and power In the world. A:: a