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February 15, 1954
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Approved For Release 2W/06/09 : CIA-RDP79ROO971A0004OOOW16-0 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY Ysbremary 19514 V BMI=: POET )gym[ t 1953 dCTICI The following is a review of intelligsnce deficiencies rer . cluritg< preparation of National Intelligence Eetirtes during 19.13. ' principal estimates upon ebicl findings are based are :list? 1n TAB 'A.o' 1. SNIIW BWC The gapa in our intelligence with respect to the Soviet Mae t s. rr been widely recognised for a bag time. IMny of then will p a 1,y never be filled. During 1953 a need was expressed fo mama eflbAart an the resistance potential in the Bloc. Accordingly, the IAC authaoriaed creation of an Ad Boa Resistance Intelligence Cawaiittee on 8 December 1953. BSeperiene during 1953 also indicated a wed for star collection and rogswmh efforts in the following kay a. Aircraft Production. Cn;~us with the gtrowtt: of Soviet atcale power, accurate estimates of Soviet ]~ongvrrtoge and fighter aircraft production are of critical importance. v~ u e u , a- 'c~etiti Approved For 9 elta'sV'200 a 10 RD15 9R049'1AO JO 0016-O ' Approved For Release 2005/06/09 : CIA-RDP79R00971A000400060016-0 BEST COpy A VAIJ~BLE Approved For Release 2005/06/09 : CIA-RDP79R00971A000400060016-0 ILLEGIB Approved For Release 2005/06/09 : CIA-RDP79R00971A000400060016-0 Next 5 Page(s) In Document Exempt Approved For Release 2005/06/09 : CIA-RDP79R00971A000400060016-0 Approved For Release 2005/06/09 : CIA-RDP79ROO971A00040O 60016-0 8OMM TAB "A 0/0 mmm to 3AC rspreseatatives 8 February 1954 CIPAL 818 FRODUCTICM BASE FOR 1953 PM MW= FI8DUO6 1. SOTIST BLOC 835.65 Soviet Bloc Capabilities thrones 1957 NU.81 Probable Soviet Courses of Action with Respect to Osrasny through mid-1954 1114E Probable Developments within the Emropean Satellites through Mid-1955 88.40 Soviet Bloc Capabilities through ilia-1955 818.95 Probable Soviet Bloc Courses of Action through Mid-1955 55.36 Soviet Capabilities for Attack on the US through Mid-1955 SB.36/1 Soviet Capabilities for Attack on the 08 through Mid?1955 8838 Soviet Bloc Capabilities sad Probable Courses of Action in Electromagnetic Warfare 88.39 Probable Coasegwnaea of the Death of Stalin and of the Elevation of *lenkov to Iisadaeship in the O88R 89.40 Communist Reactions to US Establishnsot of a "Volunteer Freedom Corps" 88-42 Current Communist Tactics 52-46 Probable Lang Tern Development of the Soviet Bloc cad Western Pt+er Positions 8547 probable Effect of Recent Demelap os t s in Beater. Oerasay on Soviet Policy with Respect to Oersw .8. Approved For Release 2005/06/09 : CIA-RDP79R00971A000400060016-0 Approved For Releas 05/06/09: CIA-RDP79ROO971A0004QQ,W60016-0 8' 2. TAR an 111-74 Probable Deve1apasnts in Doss tub 1953 , 1177 Probable Dse1o nts in Indanessta 111.80 Oaruaist Capabilities and Probable Cowers at Asti in lames 1I*. t1 Probable ftsslaprsrolts in Ladochina tbrou& 1954 U-37 Probable sleets en the Soviet Bloc at Certain Courses at Action Directed at the Interew,1 aei XCUM l Co..erce of Cc mist China 8 45 'T *t1snd's Ability to Withstand Commmist Pressure or Attacks thvwj h M A-1954 81.48 Capabilities and Probable Courses of Asti= of the RspWiie of Earea. with Respect to the Areistiee in Ewen 81-51 The Sf gRiti eat~as of the New Iadones1w wmgra.snct 93-53 Probable Co.mniat Reaatiams- to Certain Possible Devielrap.snts in Indochina 3. I 1 i0PE 11116-63 Prsno+e's Probable m we Role in the western Security System 111-63/1 Probable Short Term Develop^snrts in Preach Palicy 1110-71 Probable Outlaock far Italy 219o513 Probable DsvsloWnts in Titlos1avia 'fie Politiorl Attlook in Italy Approved For Release 2005/06/09 : CIA-RDP79R00971A000400060016-0 Approved For Release 05/06/09: CIA-RDP79R00971A000400016-0 'VO NU-73 Conditions sad Treads in the Middle Bast Affecting US Security NO-75/1 Probable D, .l*Q.snts in Tram, thrcugb 1553 MM-76 Probable Develop nts in Bit U-79 Probable Devs]opmenta in South Asia MM-83 Coadttioos and Trends in Tropical AflLea 25X1 ^11-102 Probable Dmlop^enta in Iran through 1954 81-49 The current Oat1l & in Treat lATD A 1QE-84 Probable Dev b*werrta in OaaUmiala 111-85 Probable Dsv lM.enta I z Chile x-86 Probable Dsvalopeeata in Brasil Approved For Release 2005 CIA-RDP79R00971A000400060016-0 4. MBAR BAST C,A