|Document Title||American Intelligence Appreciation|
|Document Date||6 March 1950|
|Regions||Atlantic, East Asia, Europe, Middle East|
|Countries||China, France, Iceland, Iran, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden|
|Organisations||Central Intelligence Agency, Chiefs of Staff, Ministry of Defence, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
|People||Neill Ogilvie-Forbes, Patrick Reilly, Arthur Shortt, Kenneth Strong|
intelligence requirements, intelligence services responsibilities, intelligence channels, information sharing, intelligence distribution, American intelligence services, Soviet satellite states, economy, agriculture, Chinese Civil War, communism, political intelligence, Iranian politics, French government, air power
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. Chinese Communist Threat in the Far East and South East Asia; 2. Consideration of Reports by Joint Intelligence Committees Abroad; 3. Effects of Events in Korea on the Threats to Formosa, Tibet, Hong Kong and Indo-China; 4. Possible Military Operations in South-East Asia by the Chinese Communist Armed Forces between 1952 and 1956; 5. Likely Scale of Strategic Air Attacks on South East Asia in the Event of War with Russia; 6. Relationship between the Chinese Communist Party and the Communist Parties in Burma and French Indo-China; 7. Communism in the Far East as at 31st March 1950; 8. Requirements for Clandestine Reporting in Western Europe in the Event of a Successful Soviet Invasion; 9. Threat to Yugoslavia; 10. Intelligence Liaison with the Americans in the Far East; 11. Mr. H.N. Brain
1. J.I.C. Weekly Intelligence Review (Europe) for S.H.A.P.E.; 2. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter; 3. Chiefs of Staff Meeting with Lord Tedder; 4. Atomic Energy and Guided Weapons Programmes-Downgrading of Top Secret Documents; 5. Visit of D.N.I. to Rome; 6. Review of the State of Our Intelligence and Measures Recommended to Improve It; 7. Port Energency Planning; 8. Exchange of Intelligence with India and Pakistan; 9. Tripartite Military Staff Talks on the Defence of South-East Asia; 10. Requests by Yugoslavia for Special Equipment; 11. Short Term Effects of Air Attack Against Supply Bases and Communications in Manchuria
1. Chinese Communist Intentions in the Light of their Experience during the First Year of War in Korea; 2. Soviet Research and Development; 3. Tripartite Talks in Singapore; 4.; 5. The Standing Group Intelligence Section; 6. Service Attache Representation in China; 7. Chinese Nationalist Intentions; 8. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter
1. Operation "matchbox"; 2. Intelligence Organisation, Pakistan; 3. Possibility of Russian Armed Action Against Yugoslavia; 4. Release of United States Information to Third Countries; 5. Tibet; 6. Photographic Reconnaissance of French Indo-china; 7. Soviet Strategic Intentions and Capabilities; 8. Future Defence Policy.
1. Chinese Nationalist Intentions; 2. Visit of the United States Director of Naval Intelligence to the United Kingdom; 3.; 4. Article on Intelligence in the 'Sunday Express' of 3rd June, 1951; 5. Meeting with Mr. Creswell; 6. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities; 7. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter; 8. J.I.C. Weekly Intelligence Review (Europe) for S.H.A.P.E.
1. Intelligence on Biological Warfare - 1948; 2. Biological Warfare and Chemical Warfare: Defence Measures in Satellite Countries as an Indication of Russian Offensive Intentions; 3. Summaries of Left Wing Minority Activities and Russian Penetration in the Middle East; 4. Visits of Specific Delegations to European Countries; 5. Requests for C.I.A. Publications; 6. Intelligence from Southwest Persian Oilfields
1. Preparation of J.I.C. Papers; 2. Possible Consequences of an Extension by the United Nations Forces of the Korean War; 3. Chinese Reasons for Entering the Korean War; 4. Purchase of Armaments by Egypt; 5. Photographic Intelligence Policy; 6. Request from Shape for Information Regarding Soviet and Satellite Clandestine Organisations
1. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities; 2. Monthly Meeting with the Joint Intelligence Staff; 3. Formosa - Chinese Communist Intentions and Capabilities; 4. Periodical Reports on the Threat to Hong- Kong; 5. Russian Preparedness for War; 6. Possibility of Russian Armed Action Against Yugoslavia; 7. Scientific and Technical Intelligence.
1. Threat to Hong Kong; 2. Possible Courses of Action by the Soviet Union in Order to Regain Complete Control over Yugoslavia; 3. Implications of Certain Aspects of United States Strategy for War in 1951; 4.Possibility of Russian Armed Action Against Yugoslavia; 5. Russian Controlled German Police; 6. Intelligence Requirements from United States Sources in China; 7. Guidance to Attaches Abroad Concerning Defectors.