Intelligence Studies

Volume 54, No. 2

June 2010

Unclassified Extracts from Studies in Intelligence

Historical Perspective

Of Novels, Intelligence and Policymaking

In the Service of Empire: Imperialism and the British Spy Thriller, 1901-1914

Dr. Christopher R. Moran and Dr. Robert Johnson

Training for War and Espionage

Office of Strategic Services Training During World War II

Dr. John Whiteclay Chambers II

A Historical Perspective on Intelligence

The French Napoleonic Staff View of HUMINT

As translated from German by Rick Sanders

On the Web Only

A Window on the Development of Modern Intelligence

Claire Lee Chennault and the Problem of Intelligence in China

Bob Bergin

Intelligence Today and Tomorrow

Reflections on Service

A Conversation with Former CIA Director Michael Hayden

Mark Mansfield

Working for the “War Czar”

Lessons for Intelligence Support to Policymaking during Crises

Paul D. Miller


Bob Bergin is a former foreign service officer who has spent many years in Thailand. He has written on the history of aviation in Southeast Asia and China and on operations of the OSS in that region.

Dr. John Whiteclay Chambers II is Professor of History at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. He is also editor-in-chief of The Oxford Companion to American Military History and author most recently of OSS Training in the National Parks and Service Abroad in World War II, a report for the National Park Service, with an updated version to be published by Rutgers University Press.

Stephen J. Garber is acting Chief Historian at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Washington, DC. He has master’s degrees in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh and in Science and Technology Studies from Virginia Tech.

Dr. Robert Johnson is Lecturer in the History of War at the University of Oxford. He has particular interest in World War I, the Indian Army, and conflict in Central and South Asia.

Mark Mansfield is CIA officer-in-residence at University of Miami. During 2006-2009, he was CIA’s Director of Public Affairs.

Stephen C. Mercado serves in the Open Source Center of the Director of National Intelligence. He is a frequent, and award-winning, contributor to Studies.

Paul D. Miller is an analyst with the CIA’s Directorate of Intelligence.

Dr. Christopher R. Moran is a Research Scholar at the University of Warwick. His research focuses on the development of government secrecy in Cold War Britain. Interests also include spy fiction and growth of intelligence communities in the 20th century.

Matthew P. is a clandestine service officer assigned to the CIA History Staff.

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

Rick Sanders is senior DIA officer on detail to CIA. He is a retired US Army Reserve colonel and foreign area officer.