Intelligence Studies

Studies in Intelligence Vol. 66, No. 1 (March 2022)

Unclassified articles and reviews from Studies in Intelligence 66, No. 1.


An Allied Perspective on Cyber: Shape or Deter? Managing Cyber-Espionage Threats to National Security Interests

by Lester Godefrey

President Eisenhower and CIA Prisoners in China

by Nicholas Dujmović

Editor’s Note: The printed version of this unclassified issue contained an erroneous set of Endnotes. Those have been corrected in this digital version.

Running SOLO: FBI Case of Morris and Jack Childs, 1952–77

by Harvey Klehr and John Earl Haynes

Intelligence History–Explosive Coal: Bombs Hiding in Plain Sight

by David Welker

Early Imagery: Battlefield Photography as Military Intelligence

by Cory M. Pfarr

A Foreshadowing of Modern Intelligence Analysis: Intelligence Analysis in 10th Century Byzantium

by Andrew Skitt Gilmour

Intelligence in Public Media

Review Essay: The True Story Behind the Movie “The Courier” 

Reviewed by Randy P. Burkett

First Casualty: The Untold Story of the CIA Mission to Avenge 9/11

Reviewed by Mike R.

Intelligence Analysis and Policy Making: The Canadian Experience

Reviewed by Joseph W. Gartin

Japanese Foreign Intelligence and Grand Strategy: From the Cold War to the Abe Era

Reviewed by W. Lee Radcliffe

Eavesdropping on the Emperor: Interrogators and Codebreakers in Britain’s War With Japan

Reviewed by Stephen C. Mercado

All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler

Reviewed by Melissa Jane Taylor

The Nazis of Copley Square: The Forgotten Story of the Christian Front

Reviewed by John D. Woodward, Jr.

Stars and Spies: Intelligence Operations and the Entertainment Business

Reviewed by Kenneth Lasoen

Captain Shakespear: Desert Exploration, Arabian Intrigue and the Rise of Ibn Sa’ud

Reviewed by Daniel P. King, F.R.G.S.

Intelligence Officer’s Bookshelf—March 2022

Compiled and reviewed by Hayden Peake


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Article Contributors

Nicholas Dujmović is the founding director of the Intelligence Studies Program at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. He is a former career CIA analyst, manager, and staff historian and has contributed many articles and reviews to Studies.

Andrew Gilmour is a former CIA analyst of the Middle East. He is now a senior resident scholar at Catholic University’s Center for the Study of Statesmanship. He is the author of A Middle East Primed for New Thinking: Insights and Policy Options from the Ancient World. It is available in the Books and Mongraphs section of this site.

Lester Godefrey is the pen name of a UK government analyst.

Professor Harvey Klehr is retired from Emory University where he taught for more than 40 years. He is the author of multiple works on American communism and Soviet espionage, many in collaboration with John Earl Haynes. Dr. Haynes served as a specialist in 20th century political history in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress and is author or coauthor of numerous other publications on US communism and anticommunism. After the fall of the Soviet Union, he worked with former Soviet archivists to acquire once sensitive documents for use by scholars around the world.

Cory M. Pfarr is a historian with NSA’s Center for Cryptologic History. Outside NSA, he is the author of the award-winning Longstreet at Gettysburg: A Critical Reassessment.

David Welker is a member of CIA’s History Staff.


Randy P. Burkett is a member of CIA’s History Staff.

Joseph W. Gartin is managing editor of Studies.

Daniel P. King, FRGS, is a retired civil servant and recently retired university and community college professor of government. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (UK) and has written extensively on foreign policy and intelligence.

Kenneth Lasoen is assistant professor of intelligence at the University of Antwerp.

J. E. Leonardson is the pen name of an analyst in the CIA’s Directorate of Analysis.

Stephen Mercado is a retired Open Source Enterprise officer and regular reviewer of foreign-language media for Studies.

Hayden Peake served in CIA’s Directorates of Operations and Science and Technology. He has contributed to the Intelligence Officer’s Bookshelf since 2002.

W. Lee Radcliffe is a member of the Senior Digital Service in the Directorate of Digital Innovation, CIA. He has more than 20 years of experience covering Asia and Eurasia.

Mike R. is a member of CIA’s History Staff.

Melissa Jane Taylor is a historian in the Office of the Historian, US Department of State. A historian of modern Germany by training, her expertise extends to the history of the US Foreign Service, especially during World War II.

John D. Woodward, Jr., a former CIA and Defense Department official, is a Professor of the Practice of International Relations at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University.