Document Title Middle East Defence Policy - Potentialities and Scale and Direction of Attack - 1950. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee
Reference CAB 158/3
Conflicts Cold War
Themes Foreign Policy and International Relations, Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Africa, East Asia, Europe, Latin America, Mediterranean, Middle East, North America, South Asia
Countries Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Egypt, England, Great Britain, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mexico, Netherlands, Pakistan, Palestine, Persia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Soviet Union, Syria, Transjordan, Turkey, Venezuela
Document Type Reports
Organisations Chiefs of Staff, Joint Intelligence Committee (Middle East), Joint Intelligence Staff, Joint Planning Staff, Ministry of Defence, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee
People William Hayter, Douglas Packard, Lawrence Pendred, Kenneth Strong


defence, empire, contingency planning, predicting enemy intentions, threat of war with the USSR, war preparations, assessing enemy strength, military strength, naval strength, air power, Turkish armed forces, weapons production, Iranian armed forces, Greek armed forces, Egyptian armed forces, Jordanian armed forces, Syrian armed forces, Lebanese armed forces, Saudi Arabian armed forces, Palestinian armed forces, resources, economy, industry, oil, strategy, Soviet strategy, Soviet air force, military operations, military supplies, communications, transportation

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