Intelligence Studies

Volume 58, No. 3

September 2014

Unclassified Extracts from Studies in Intelligence


FRUS, 1964–1968, Vol. XXIII

*CIA’s Covert Operations in the Congo, 1960–1968: Insights from Newly Declassified Documents

David Robarge

Australia’s ELINT “Commandos”

*Field Unit 12 Takes New Technology to War in the Southwest Pacific

Kevin Davies

The “Unfettered Press”

*The Unresolved Tension between Warriors and Journalists during the Civil War

Randy D. Ferryman

Intelligence in Public Literature

Secrets and Leaks: The Dilemma of State Secrecy

Reviewed by Jason Manosevitz

Confronting the Colonies: British Intelligence and Counterinsurgency

Reviewed by Ryan Shaffer

Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program to Bring Nazi Scientists to America

Reviewed by Jay Watkins

Cold War Southeast Asia

Reviewed by Timothy Castle, Ph.D.

An Officer and a Spy

Reviewed by John Ehrman

The Man Who Loved Dogs

Reviewed by John Ehrman

Intelligence Officer’s Bookshelf

Compiled and reviewed by Hayden Peake


Timothy Castle is a former member of the faculty of the Air Force Academy. He has also served in CIA’s Center for the Study of Intelligence. He is the author of two histories of the war in Southeast Asia.

Kevin Davies completed a Master of Arts in Defence Studies from the Australian Defence Force Academy.

John Ehrman is an analyst in the CIA’s Directorate of Intelligence. He is a frequent and award winning contributor.

Randy D. Ferryman is a retired CIA analyst. He continues to consult in the field of intelligence analysis.

Jason Manosevitz is an analyst in the CIA’s Directorate of Intelligence. He is memb

Hayden Peake has served in the CIA’s Directorates of Operations and Science and Technology. He has been compiling and writing reviews for the “Intelligence Officer’s Bookshelf” since December 2002.

David Robarge is the CIA’s chief historian.

Ryan Shaffer has a PhD in history and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Global Studies at Stony Brook University in New York.

Jay Watkins is an officer in CIA’s Directorate of Science and Technology. He is also a member of the Studies Editorial Board.