|Document Title||American Intelligence Appreciations|
|Document Date||27 January 1949|
|Themes||Intelligence Operations, Foreign Policy and International Relations|
|Regions||East Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America, South Asia|
|Countries||Burma, Ceylon, China, Czechoslovakia, Egypt, Formosa, Great Britain, India, Japan, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Russia, United Kingdom, United States of America, USSR|
|Organisations||Central Intelligence Agency, Chiefs of Staff, Ministry of Defence, United Nations, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
|People||Valentine Boucher, William Hayter, Lawrence Pendred, Kenneth Strong|
|Notes||This document was retained under Section 3(4) of the Public Records Act, 1958 in August 1995, but was released in October 2013.|
information sharing, Anglo-American relations, intelligence reports, American intelligence services, foreign policy, security, intelligence channels, colonies, empire, occupied Japan, partition, predicting enemy intentions, contingency planning, operations planning, colonial independence movements, imperial defence, transportation, industry, industrial intelligence, economy, military strength, war materials, alliances, allies
1. Mr. D.P. Reilly; 2. Meetings of the J.I.C. Over the Easter Holiday Period; 3. Planning after the Opening Phase of a General War; 4. Visit of Dr. Sherman Kent, Office of National Estimates, to the J.I.C.; 5. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter and other Sensitive Area; 6. Discussion with Dr. Sherman Kent, O.N.E. 7. Organisation within Saceur's Command for Progressing Enemy Documents in time of War; 8. J.T.I.C. - Terms of Reference
1. U.K./U.S. Intelligence Cooperation; 2. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter and other Sensitive Areas; 3. Location of Future British Forces Security Unit; 4. Move of the J.I.B.(G) to H.Q.N.A.G.; 5. Future Liaison with the German Authorities; 6. The Naumann Case; 7. Censorship in Germany; 8. Security of the German Federal Government; 9.; 10. B.I.O.(G) - Personnel; 11. Tripartite Intelligence Sub-Committee in Berlin; 12. Intelligence in Hongkong - Mr. Machell-Cox; 13. Mr. W. Hayter; 14. Meetings of the J.I.C. Over the Whitsun, Coronation and Trooping the Colour Periods
1. Situation in South China; 2. The Likelihood and Probable Effects of a French Withdrawal from Part or the Whole of French Indo-china; 3. The Strategic Implications of a Communist Victory in Greece; 4. Middle East Quarterly Communist Survey; 5. Intelligence Requirements from United States Sources on China; 6. United Kingdom/united States Intelligence Meeting.
1. J.I.B. Work in the Far East; 2. Visit of Chairman of J.I.C. Germany; 3. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter and other Sensitive Areas; 4. J.I.C. Weekly Intelligence Review (Europe) for S.H.A.P.E.; 5. Intelligence for Nato.; 6. Likelihood of Total War with the Soviet Union up to the End of 1954; 7. Review of the Present State of our Intelligence
1.; 2. Visit of the Director of Military Intelligence to Germany; 3. Co-Ordination of Intelligence in the Middle East; 4. Present State of our Intelligence on the Soviet Union the European Satellites and China and Measures to Improve it; 5. Importance of Possible Scientific and Technical Developments in China; 6. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter and other Sensitive Areas; 7. Intelligence on the Far East from U.S. Sources
1. Intelligence for N.A.T.O.; 2. Intelligence from Sweden on the Soviet Union; 3. Reducing the Enemy Threat to the U.K.; 4. Tripartite Intelligence Conference on South East Asia; 5. Meetings during Week Ending 26th October; 6. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter and other Sensitive Areas; 7. Joint Intelligence Committee Weekly Intelligence Review (Europe) for S.H.A.P.E.
1. Visit of Chairman to J.I.C. Germany; 2. Review of Current Reports on the Likelihood of War and of Probable Strategy and Capabilities; 3. Forward Planning; 4. Intelligence from the Far East; 5. Future Developments in Korea; 6. Reducing the Enemy Threat to the U.K.; 7. Material Effects of the Bombing of the Yalu Dams; 8. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter and other Sensitive Areas; 9. J.I.C. Weekly Intelligence Review (Europe) for S.H.A.P.E.
1. Portuguese Cypher Security; 2. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter and Other Sensitive Areas; 3. Possible Soviet Cold War Strategy during the Period 1952-1954; 4. Preparation of Papers by Standing Group Intelligence Committee; 5. Report by the Ad Hoc Committee on South East Asia; 6.; 7. Lecture by C.I.G.S; 8. Visit of D.N.I. To Middle East