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File Title Ministry of Defence and Cabinet Office: Central Intelligence Machinery: Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Later Committee: Memoranda (JIC Series). Joint Intelligence Committee: Memoranda 1-30
Reference CAB 158/9
Date 1 January 1950 - 16 November 1950
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 documented in this file include the military strength and preparedness for war of the Soviet Union and its satellites; assessments of the possible courses of action that the Soviet Union might take in different areas, including against Yugoslavia and in East Germany; the possibility of a clandestine use of atomic weapons in the United Kingdom; communist influence in different regions of the world, including South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East; and the Chinese invasion of Tibet.

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i Front Cover 1 January 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
ii Table of Contents 1 January 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
1/1 The Chinese Communist Threat to the Far East & S.E. Asia on 25.4.50 4 January 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
2/1 Military Threat to Yugoslavia as at 6.1.50 6 January 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
3/1 Monthly Intelligence Summaries for the Western Europe Commanders-in-Chief Committees 14 January 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
4/1 Periodic Intelligence Summaries for the Western Europe C-in-C Committee 26 January 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
5 Communist Influence in South and S.E. Asia and the Far East 8 March 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
6 Foreign Policy and Strategy of the Soviet Union 16 November 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
7 The Likelihood of War with the Soviet Union and the Date by Which the Soviet Leaders Might Be Prepared to Risk It 13 March 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
8 Activities of Anti-Communist Elements within the Soviet Orbit in Europe during the Year Ending 31.12.49 10 January 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
9 Intelligence on Biological Warfare in the U.S.S.R. 12 January 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
10 Implications of Certain Aspects of U.S. Strategy for a War in 1951 17 January 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
11 J.I.C.(50) 11 (Terms of Reference) 16 January 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
12 Russian Production of Atomic Weapons 31 March 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
13 J.I.C. (50) 13 10 February 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
14 Command Orgainsation in the Soviet Armed Forces 20 January 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
15 J.I.C. (50) 15 20 January 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
16 Intelligence for Western Europe Commanders in Chief Para-Military Forces in the Soviet Zone of Germany 25 January 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
17 Threat of Airborne Attack against Scandinavia 9 February 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
18 American Intelligence Appreciation 6 March 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
19 Situation in Central America 20 April 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
20 Communist Influence in the Middle East 21 April 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
21 Clandestine Use of Atomic Weapons by the Soviet Union 17 February 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
22 Implications of Tibet Coming under Control of the Chinese Communists 22 March 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
23 Exchange and Disclosure of Classified Military Information 6 March 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
24 Possible Courses of Action by the Soviet Union in Order to Regain Complete Control over Yugoslavia 1 March 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
25 The Possibility of Withdrawal of Soviet Forces from Eastern Germany in 1950 6 March 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
26 Threat to Indo China 7 March 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
27 Possible Action by the Soviet Union, Short of a Major War, Prejudicial to the Vital Interests of the Western Allies 11 March 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
28 Soviet and European Satellite Manpower and the Extent of Its Adequacy for a Major War 20 April 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
29 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation - Co-Ordination of Security Arrangements 15 March 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
30/1 Periodic Intelligence Summary for the Western European Regional Planning Group - 1st April, 1950 16 March 1950 Download PDF (0 KB)
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