Intelligence Studies

Studies in Intelligence Vol. 51, No. 2 (Extracts) June 2007)

Unclassified Extracts from Studies in Intelligence 51, No. 2 (June 2007)

Intelligence Today and Tomorrow

The Question of Strategic Counterintelligence
What Is It, and What Should We Do About It?
Michelle Van Cleave

The Intelligence Community’s Neglect of Strategic Intelligence
John G. Heidenrich

Historical Perspectives

The Beginning of Intelligence Analysis in CIA
The Office of Reports and Estimates: CIA’s First Center for Analysis
Woodrow Kuhns

The Art of Strategic Counterintelligence
The Musketeer’s Cloak: Strategic Deception During the Suez Crisis of 1956
Ricky-Dale Calhoun

A Retrospective on Counterinsurgency Operations
The Tay Ninh Provincial Reconnaissance Unit and Its Role in the Phoenix Program, 1969-70
Colonel Andrew R. Finlayson, USMC (Ret.)

Intelligence in Recent Public Literature

Early Cold War Spies: The Espionage Trials That Shaped American Politics
Reviewed by John Ehrman

Spymistress: The Life of Vera Atkins: The Greatest Female Agent in World War II
Reviewed by Thomas F. Troy

Special Agent, Vietnam: A Naval Intelligence Memoir
Reviewed by Michael J. Sulick

The Intelligence Officer’s Bookshelf
Compiled and reviewed by Hayden B. Peake

 

Contributors

Ricky-Dale Calhoun holds an MA in History from Murray State University and is now a PhD candidate at Kansas State University. He is focusing on foreign affairs and the role of intelligence in decisionmaking.

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

Andrew Finlayson retired as a Colonel in the US Marine Corps. He has since held senior positions with the Northrup Grumman Corporation.

John Heidenrich is a consultant to the Intelligence Community and the Department of Defense. He has served as an analyst with the Defense Intelligence Agency. He is author of How to Prevent Genocide: A Guide for Policymakers, Scholars and the Concerned Citizen and numerous published articles.

Woodrow Kuhns is deputy director of the Center for the Study of Intelligence. He has served as an analyst in the Directorate of Intelligence, was a CIA historian, and has taught at the US Naval War College.

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. He is a frequent contributor to this and other intelligence journals.

Michael J. Sulick was associate deputy director of operations in CIA before he Studies in Intelligence Editorial Board.

Thomas F. Troy is a retired CIA officer who has authored Donovan and the CIA: A History of the Establishment of the Central Intelligence Agency and Wild Bill and Intrepid: Donovan, Stephenson, and the Origin of the CIA.

Michelle Van Cleave is Senior Research Fellow at the National Defense University. She was National Counterintelligence Executive of the United States during 2003 – 2006.