Chiefs of Staff. Joint Intelligence Committee. Memoranda, July-Dec. 1950. 65-114. Vol. LV. > Present State of Intelligence & Measures to Improve it
|Document Title||Present State of Intelligence & Measures to Improve it|
|Document Date||23 August 1950|
|Themes||Intelligence Organisation and Administration|
|Organisations||Chiefs of Staff, Joint Intelligence Staff, Ministry of Defence, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
1. Measures to Improve the State of Intelligence Available on Russian Intentions and Preparations for War. Line Crossers and Ex-prisoners of War; 2. The Implications of a Communist Success in China; 3. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities; 4. Encouragement of Deserters; 5. Return to the Soviet Union of a Certain Deserter.
1. Evidence of Soviet Deception Methods; 2. Czechoslovak Ambassador in India; 3. Soviet Defence Research Policy; 4. Measures to Improve the State of Our Intelligence about Soviet and Chinese Intentions; 5. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter; 6. Scale and Nature of Air Attack on, and Invasion of, the United Kingdom; 7. Preparation of Vulnerability Studies
1. Meeting with Air Marshal Sir Thomas Elmhirst; 2. Political Activities in South East Asia with Special Reference to Communism; 3. Exchange of Information with India; 4. Implications of the Civil Wars in Burma and China; 5. Photographic Intelligence and Survey Requirements in Persial and Syria; 6. Intelligence Representative for Planning Team to Australia and New Zealand; 7. Situation in South China; 8. Disclosure of Anglo-American Information to Third Parties; 9. Chairman, J.S.I.C.
1. Situation in South China; 2. United States Intentions as Regards Formosa in the Event of War; 3. Priorities of Tasks for the Collection of Intelligence Information in Austria; 4. Traffic in Arms; 5. Present State of Progress in Biological Warfare in Foreign Countries; 6. Radio Counter Measures; 7. Defence Research and Development Policy - Intelligence on Russian Development.
1. Security Checks Within the Cosmic System - Access to Cypher Offices; 2. Security of Meteorological Information in War; 3. C.I. Organisation in War; 4. Information Required by Permanent Committee on Geographical Names; 5. Breaches of Security Concerning Classified Documents; 6. Certain Lectures; 7. World Meeting of Dockers in Warsaw; 8. Security in a Certain Country; 9. Colonel Harding-Newman
1. Intelligence Organisation, Allied Commission for Austria (British Element); 2. Charter for Chief of Intelligence Division, Germany; 3. Disclosure of Military Information in the Press; 4. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter; 5. Vulnerability of China; 6. Conference of Commonwealth Prime Ministers - Intelligence Background; 7. Present State of Intelligence and Measures to Improve It
1. Requirements for Intelligence Immediately Following a Successful Soviet Invasion of Western Europe; 2. Exchange of Intelligence with the Turks; 3. Present State of Intelligence and Measures to Improve It - Operation "Post Report"; 4. Survey of World Communism in 1950; 5. Air Photographic Reconnaissance on the Tonking-China Frontier; 6. Appointment of a Bulgarian Military Attache to London
1. Coordination of Intelligence in the Middle East; 2. Appointment of a Belgian as B.G.S. (Ops)B.A.O.R.; 3. Present State of Our Intelligence on the Soviet Union, the European Satellites and China and Measures to Improve It; 4. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter and Other Sensitive Areas