Intelligence Studies

Studies in Intelligence 66, No. 4 (December 2022)

Unclassified articles and reviews from Studies in Intelligence 66, No. 4 (December 2022)



Insider Threats: Exposing the Cracks: Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Organizational Justice in the IC by Dr. Chloe Wilson

Combating Surprise: Introducing the Kinetic Predictive Analytic Technique by Chris Batchelder

Intelligence in Public Media

The Life and Wrongful Death of Gregg David Wenzel, Clandestine CIA Officer Star 81—Reviewed by Mike R.

Why Democracies Develop and Decline—Reviewed by Anthony T. Sutton

Putin—Reviewed by J.E. Leonardson

Guns, Guerillas, and the Great Leader: North Korea and the Third World—Reviewed by Yong Suk Lee

The KGB and the Vatican: Secrets of the Mitrokhin Files—Reviewed by John C.

The First Counterspy: Larry Haas, Bell Aircraft, and the FBI’s Attempt to Capture a Soviet Mole—Reviewed by David A. Welker

Bridge to the Sun: The Secret Role of the Japanese Americans Who Fought in the Pacific in World War II—Reviewed by Stephen C. Mercado

“Vincere!” The Italian Royal Army’s Counterinsurgency Operations in Africa, 1922–1940—Reviewed by Joseph Gartin

Intelligence Officer’s Bookshelf—December 2022—Compiled and reviewed by Hayden Peake and other contributors

Media Reviewed in Studies in Intelligence in 2022

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Article Contributors

Chris Batchelder is a former CIA analyst.

Dr. Chloe Wilson is a research psychologist in the Behavioral Analysis Research Group for the National Counterintelligence and Security Center within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. She is an industrial-organizational psychologist specializing in occupational health psychology.


Graham Alexander* is the pen name of a CIA operations officer.

John C. is an officer in CIA’s Directorate of Operations.

Janice Felt* is an NGA officer servings in CSI’s Lessons Learned Program.

Joseph Gartin is the managing editor of Studies.

Yong Suk Lee is a former deputy associate director of CIA and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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

Stephen C. Mercado is a retired CIA officer and regular contributor to 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.

Mike R.* is a member of CSI’s History Staff.

Anthony T. Sutton is a governance analyst at the CIA.

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