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File Title Chiefs of Staff. Joint Intelligence Committee. Memoranda. Oct. - Dec. 1948. Papers No. J.I.C. 108-138. Vol. XLIX
Reference CAB 158/5
Date 1 October 1948 - 4 August 1949
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 the possibility of war between India and Pakistan; the spread of communism in East Asia; communist successes in the Chinese Civil War; Anglo-American strategy for the use of atomic weapons in the event of war with the USSR; Soviet military strength and preparedness for war; procedures for handling defectors from Eastern Bloc countries; the strength of communist parties in Europe and South Asia; information sharing with members of the Commonwealth; and the Argentine threat to the Falkland Islands.

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i Front Cover Download PDF (941 KB)
iii Table of Contents Download PDF (1.13 MB)
108 Intelligence Brief for U.K. Delegation to the Military Committee of the Western Union Chiefs of Staff Committee 22 November 1948 Download PDF (370 KB)
109 Threat to the Falkland Islands from the Argentine. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 12 November 1948 Download PDF (10.84 MB)
110 Situation in France between Now and the End of 1949. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 1 December 1948 Download PDF (4.88 MB)
111 Intelligence for the Western Europe Commanders-in-Chief Committee. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 30 October 1948 Download PDF (2.04 MB)
112 Possibility of Open War between India and Pakistan. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 27 November 1948 Download PDF (1.93 MB)
113 Communist Influence in the Far East. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 17 December 1948 Download PDF (8.94 MB)
114 Communist Influence in the African Continent. (Temporarily Suspended) 29 October 1948 Download PDF (464 KB)
115 Intelligence Brief for U.K. Delegation to the Military Committee of the Western Union Chiefs of Staff Committee. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 9 November 1948 Download PDF (27.49 MB)
116 The Use of Atomic Bombs in a War Against the Soviet Union. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee and the Joint Planning Staff 4 August 1949 Download PDF (37.40 MB)
117 Soviet Command Organisation and Methods. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 15 February 1949 Download PDF (14.38 MB)
118 Scandinavian Defence. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 4 November 1948 Download PDF (4.03 MB)
119 Intensification of Russian Preparations for War 17 January 1949 Download PDF (354 KB)
120 Defence Research Aid Development Policy - Intelligence on Russian Development. (Final Report Issued as J.I.C. (49) 67) 16 November 1948 Download PDF (732 KB)
121 Possibility of War Before the End of 1956. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 27 January 1949 Download PDF (3.51 MB)
122 Security of Economic and Industrial Information about the United Kingdom. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 27 November 1948 Download PDF (4.37 MB)
123 Pakistan - Service Liaison Staff in the United Kingdom. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 19 November 1948 Download PDF (883 KB)
124 Procedure for Handling Defectors Arriving in British Zones of Occupation. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 8 December 1948 Download PDF (2.60 MB)
125 Russian Action Against Greece in the Event of a Major War - J.I.C.(Me)(48) - 60 (Final) 15 December 1948 Download PDF (473 KB)
126 Security of British Military Information. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 3 March 1949 Download PDF (16.12 MB)
127 Disclosure of British Military Information to Commonwealth Countries. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 17 December 1948 Download PDF (6.62 MB)
128 Intelligence on the Middle East for Commonwealth Countries. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 11 January 1949 Download PDF (9.10 MB)
129 Requirements from S.I.S. - 1949 12 January 1949 Download PDF (816 KB)
130 Aggression in Germany. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 10 January 1949 Download PDF (2.44 MB)
131 Hydrogen Peroxide Plants -Board of Trade Brief for United Kingdom Bid for Plant from German Reparations. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 10 December 1948 Download PDF (2.06 MB)
132 Attendance of Commonwealth Students at Training Establishments and Staff Colleges. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 20 December 1948 Download PDF (3.10 MB)
133 Effects of Communist Successes in China. Note by the Secretary 6 January 1949 Download PDF (4.85 MB)
134 Arms Purchases by the Dominican Republic. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 20 January 1949 Download PDF (4.80 MB)
135 Passing of Intelligence from Hong Kong to Singapore. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 22 December 1948 Download PDF (953 KB)
136 Periodic Intelligence Summaries for the Western Europe Commanders-in-Chief Committee. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 30 December 1948 Download PDF (25.43 MB)
137 Threat to Iceland. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 3 February 1949 Download PDF (10.30 MB)
138 Periodic Intelligence Summaries for the Western Europe Commanders-in-Chief Committee - First Quarterly Summary. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 29 January 1949 Download PDF (14.33 MB)
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