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Intelligence Studies

Volume 63, No. 1

March 2019

Unclassified Extracts from Studies in Intelligence

Intelligence Today and Tomorrow

The Nuclear Proliferation Challenge

*Improving the Role of Intelligence in Counterproliferation Policymaking 

Henry Sokolski


Bob Bergin is a former Foreign Service officer. He researches and writes about Asian and aircraft history.

Leslie C. is a career CIA Directorate of Operations officer who has an interest in intelligence history.

David A. Foy is the Intelligence Community historian on the History Staff of the Center for the Study of Intelligence. He is a frequent contributor of book reviews.

Brent G. is a historian in CSI’s History Staff.

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

Ryan Shaffer is a writer and historian. His academic work explores Asian, African and European history.

Henry Sokolski is the Executive Director of The Nonproliferation Policy Education Center (www.npolicy.org).

Michael Yerushalmi is a Department of Defense analyst with interest in Middle East and intelligence history.

2018 Studies in Intelligence Annual Awards

On 19 February 2019 CIA deputy Director Vaughn Bishop presented awards to the authors of particularly notable contributions to the journal during 2018. The following unclassified articles and their authors were recognized:

“Military Intelligence in the Campaign for Palestine, 1917,” by James G. Noone (Studies 62, no. 1 [March 2018])

“‘A Road Not Taken’: But a Road to Where?” by Thomas L. Ahern (Studies 62, no. 2 [June 2018])

Review of The Exile: The Stunning Story of Osama Bin Laden and Al Qaeda in Flight by Randy Burkett (Studies 62, no. 2 [June 2018])

Review of The Future is History and The Long Hangover by John Ehrman (Studies 62, no. 2 [June 2018])