Intelligence Studies

Studies in Intelligence, Winter 1999-2000

Unclassified Extracts from Studies in Intelligence

Historical Perspectives

CIA Goes Hollywood
A Classic Case of Deception
Antonio J. Mendez

Plane Crash, Rescue, and Recovery
A Close Call in Africa
Richard L. Holm

Soldier, Manager, Leader
An Interview with Former CIA Executive Director Lawrence K. “Red” White
James Hanrahan

Recollections from the Church Committee’s Investigation of NSA
L. Britt Snider

OSS Operations in Norway
Skis and Daggers
William E. Colby

The Katyn Controversy
Stalin’s Killing Field
Benjamin B. Fischer

Supporting the Secret War
CIA Air Operations in Laos, 1955-1974
William M. Leary

Intelligence Today and Tomorrow

Fulfilling a Crucial Role
National Intelligence Support Teams
Capt. James M. Lose, USMC

Special Event

Honoring a Unique DCI
The George Bush Center for Intelligence
Henry R. Appelbaum


Image of the Cover:

A collage of memorabilia from the US-Canadian operation in late 1979-early 1980. The team successfully exfiltrated from Iran six US State Department officers who took refuge with Canadian diplomats during the early days of the 1979-1981 US-Iran hostage crisis. Among those shown are two of the story’s heroes–Canadian Ambassador Ken Taylor, upper left, and the author (partially hidden, toward the bottom of the collage).