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View Resource CIA and the Vietnam Policymakers: Three Episodes, 1962-1968

Published by the CIA's Center for the Study of Intelligence (CSI) and written by former CIA officer and historian Dr. Harold P. Ford, this book scrutinizes recently declassified CIA documents and "reviews the Intelligence Community's analytic performance during the chaotic Vietnam era." This forthright scholarly study focuses on how CIA analysts provided information to US policymakers at crucial...

https://www.cia.gov/library/center-for-the-study-of-intellig...
View Resource National Security Agency

The National Security Agency's (NSA) Web site provides information about NSA's mission and activities. NSA is the nation's cryptologic organization and employs this country's premier codemakers and codebreakers. Under its two national missions, NSA collects and processes foreign signals intelligence and it is also responsible for providing leadership, products and services to protect classified...

https://www.nsa.gov/
View Resource CIA Publication: At Cold War's End: US Intelligence on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1989-1991

This text gives an intelligence history of the last years of the Soviet Empire. In November, the Center for the Study of Intelligence (CIS) prepared this compendium for a conference on the end of the cold war held at the Texas A&M University campus. The text offers an historical narrative of the US perspective on the rapidly developing events in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union during this...

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015047864452;vi...
View Resource Electronic Briefing Book: US Policy in Guatemala, 1966-96

The National Security Archive, a non-governmental research institute hosted by George Washington University (reviewed in the September 20, 1996 Scout Report), has collected and placed online another invaluable collection of previously classified US foreign policy documents. This time, the Archive has turned its attention to US involvement in Guatemala, creating an Electronic Briefing Book of 32...

http://nsarchive2.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB11/docs/
View Resource Annual Report for the United States Intelligence Community

On the Central Intelligence Agency's site, this unclassified report to Congress offers an overview of the Intelligence Community's (IC) activities in the past year. It discusses efforts to promote cooperation across the IC, strategic priorities, regional highlights, transnational issues, counterintelligence work, and future strategies.

https://www.cia.gov/library/reports/archived-reports-1/ann_r...
View Resource Shoot Down in Peru: The Secret US Debate Over Intelligence Sharing in Peru and Colombia

Once again, the inestimable National Security Archive (NSA) has created a timely and useful electronic briefing book with declassified documents that shed light on recent events. In this case, the event is the accidental shoot down of a civilian aircraft carrying missionaries in Peru on April 20. The site offers the full text of thirteen declassified documents from 1994 which shed light on...

http://nsarchive2.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB44/
View Resource U.S. Intelligence and the Polish Crisis 1980-1981

The Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) Center for the Study of Intelligence (CSI) has recently placed online the full text of US Intelligence and the Polish Crisis 1980-1981. Written by former Deputy Director of Intelligence Douglas J. MacEachin, this book tells the story of the 1980-81 Polish invasion crisis. The study details the actual events on the ground and assesses the reaction of US...

https://www.cia.gov/library/center-for-the-study-of-intellig...
View Resource FY 1999 Annual Report on Intelligence Community Acitivities

On the Central Intelligence Agency's site, this 1999 unclassified report to Congress offers an overview of the Intelligence Community's (IC) activities in the past year. It discusses efforts to promote cooperation across the IC, strategic priorities, regional highlights, transnational issues, counterintelligence work, and future strategies. An alternative and easier to read version is available at...

https://fas.org/irp/cia/product/report-99.html
View Resource FAS Intelligence Resource Program: Congress 2000 Intelligence Reports

The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) has placed online the full text of the Intelligence Authorization Act for FY 2001, which was reported out by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on May 4, 2000, and the accompanying report. Both offer insights into the proposed future of the intelligence community, especially the National Security Agency (NSA) and its relations with Congress and...

https://fas.org/irp/congress/2000_rpt/
View Resource The Pentagon's Counterspies: The Counterintelligence Field Activity (CIFA)

In today's rather dynamic world, there are a variety of intelligence organizations that are quite keen on a variety of espionage and spying activities. Of course, there's also the world of counterintelligence, and this latest electronic briefing book from the very diligent staff of The National Security Archive at George Washington University is quite revealing. Compiled by Jeffrey Richelson, this...

http://nsarchive2.gwu.edu//NSAEBB/NSAEBB230/index.htm
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