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File Title Chiefs of Staff. Joint Intelligence Committee. Memoranda. January - May 1948. Papers Nos J.I.C. 1-44. Vol. XLVII
Reference CAB 158/3
Date 1 January 1948 - 17 August 1948
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 1994

Description

A volume of reports commissioned for the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC). The JIC was formed of representatives from the intelligence services, the armed services, and the Foreign Office. Its purpose was to assess military, security, and foreign policy requirements and coordinate Britain's intelligence organisations accordingly. A vast range of international and domestic issues are investigated and analysed in the JIC's reports. Subjects covered in this file include Soviet policy on the formation of a Jewish state in Palestine; Soviet involvement in illegal Jewish emigration from Eastern Europe; coastal survey requirements in the Middle East; security arrangements in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands; information sharing with India and Pakistan; the protection of British nationals in Iraq; the likelihood and probable course of a major war with the Soviet Union in 1957; Soviet troop movements in Eastern Europe; and the sale of scientific equipment to the Soviet Union.

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i Front Cover Download PDF (1.81 MB)
ii Table of Contents Download PDF (3.69 MB)
1 Russian Short Term Intentions in Greece. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 4 February 1948 Download PDF (4.17 MB)
2 New Title of the Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee. Note by the Secretary 10 January 1948 Download PDF (1.02 MB)
3 Short Term Intentions of the Soviet Union in Palestine. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 13 February 1948 Download PDF (3.82 MB)
4 Situation Regarding Palestine - Periodical Report. Note by the Secretary 13 January 1948 Download PDF (1.05 MB)
5 Security Aspects of Possible Staff with France. Report by the Joint Intelligence Talks Committee 24 February 1948 Download PDF (5.14 MB)
6 Security Aspects of Possible Staff Belgium, Holland and Luxemburg. Report by the Joint Intelligence Talks with Committee 27 February 1948 Download PDF (3.67 MB)
7 Illegal Jewish Immigrants from Pan York and Pan Crescent. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 23 January 1948 Download PDF (3.62 MB)
8 Possibility of Disaffection and Disorder in Germany. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 26 January 1948 Download PDF (3.51 MB)
9 Russian Interests, Intentions and Capabilities. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 23 July 1948 Download PDF (53.13 MB)
10 Review of Intelligence Organisation in the Far East. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 15 June 1948 Download PDF (7.46 MB)
11 Increase in the Likelihood of a Major War after the End of 1956. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 13 March 1948 Download PDF (6.02 MB)
12/1 Middle East Defence Policy - Potentialities and Scale and Direction of Attack - 1950. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 7 June 1948 Download PDF (12.68 MB)
12 Scale and Nature of a Russian Attack on the Middle East. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 17 August 1948 Download PDF (26.43 MB)
13 Soviet Interests, Intentions and Capabilities. Memorandum by the Joint Intelligence Committee 6 February 1948 Download PDF (1.84 MB)
14 (Limited Circulation). Copy on Subject File 112 Only 10 February 1948 Download PDF (983 KB)
15 British Service Attaches in Moscow. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 13 February 1948 Download PDF (2.58 MB)
16 Future Strategy - Build-up of Enemy Forces in Europe. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 3 April 1948 Download PDF (6.77 MB)
17 Disclosure of Information to India and Pakistan. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 16 February 1948 Download PDF (5.10 MB)
18 Movements of Soviet Troops Outside the U.S.S.R. Except in the Far East. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 22 February 1948 Download PDF (2.25 MB)
19 Sigint Intelligence Requirements - 1948. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 20 May 1948 Download PDF (3.90 MB)
20 Review of J.I.C. Organisation and Procedure. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 27 February 1948 Download PDF (2.61 MB)
21 Charter for the Joint Intelligence Committee. Note by the Secretary 27 February 1948 Download PDF (1.62 MB)
22 Disclosure of Information to India, Pakistan and Ceylon. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 13 April 1948 Download PDF (6.69 MB)
23 Intelligence on Biological Warfare. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 3 March 1948 Download PDF (1.80 MB)
24 Sale of Penicillin Plant. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 6 March 1948 Download PDF (2.30 MB)
25 Instructions for Handling Certain Information. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 22 April 1948 Download PDF (3.95 MB)
26 Strategic Intentions of the Soviet Union. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 12 June 1948 Download PDF (4.19 MB)
27 Coastal Surveys - Middle East. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 11 March 1948 Download PDF (3.01 MB)
28 Skoda Armaments Works 13 May 1948 Download PDF (941 KB)
29 Disclosure of Information to Burma. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 11 March 1948 Download PDF (1.60 MB)
30 China - Military Situation. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 13 May 1948 Download PDF (4.81 MB)
31 Staff Talks with France and the Benelux Countries - Security Aspects. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 5 April 1948 Download PDF (3.18 MB)
32 Publication of Strengths and Dispositions of the Armed Forces. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 11 June 1948 Download PDF (9.23 MB)
33 Organisation of Intelligence in Germany. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 7 April 1948 Download PDF (22.85 MB)
34 Coastal Survey Requirements - Middle East. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 5 May 1948 Download PDF (4.34 MB)
35 Scale and Nature of Initial Attack on the British Isles - 1957. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 27 August 1948 Download PDF (9.37 MB)
36 Scale and Nature of a Russian Attack on Western Europe. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 9 August 1948 Download PDF (20.96 MB)
37 Scale and Nature of a Russian Attack on Scandinavia. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 17 August 1948 Download PDF (15.80 MB)
38 Likelihood of Serious Operations by Greek Guerilla Forces Assisted from the North. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 30 April 1948 Download PDF (4.76 MB)
39 Basic Assumptions for Planning. Joint Report by the Joint Planning Staff and Joint Intelligence Committee 8 April 1948 Download PDF (6.89 MB)
40 Enemy Capabilities of Minelaying in the Thames Estuary - 1957. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 15 April 1948 Download PDF (1.07 MB)
41 Export Control of Atomic Energy Equipment. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 20 April 1948 Download PDF (1.12 MB)
42 Indications of Russian Preparedness for War. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 18 June 1948 Download PDF (12.01 MB)
43 Movements of Soviet Troops Outside the U.S.S.R. Except in the Far East. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 5 May 1948 Download PDF (4.02 MB)
44 Protection of British Nationals in Iraq. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 12 May 1948 Download PDF (2.30 MB)
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