|Document Title||American Intelligence Appreciation|
|Document Date||19 December 1950|
|Themes||Military Intelligence and Operations, Foreign Policy and International Relations|
|Regions||East Asia, Europe|
|Countries||China, Finland, Indochina, Sweden, Vietnam|
|Organisations||Central Intelligence Agency, Chiefs of Staff, Ministry of Defence, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
|People||Neill Ogilvie-Forbes, Patrick Reilly, Arthur Shortt, Percy Sillitoe, Kenneth Strong|
American intelligence services, information sharing, Anglo-American relations, intelligence reports, Swedish foreign policy, First Indochina War, assessing enemy strength, Chinese foreign policy, Swedish neutrality, allies, French armed forces, colonial independence movements, Chinese communists, mines, invasion threat
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. 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
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. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter and other Sensitive Areas; 2. J.I.C. Weekly Intelligence Review (Europe) for S.H.A.P.E.; 3. Likelihood of the Soviet Union Negotiating a German Peace Treaty; 4. The Effect on Israel of the Association of Egypt with the Middle East Command; 5. Review of Assessments Made since January 1947. By the J.I.C. On Communists Intentions; 6. Review of the Middle East and North Africa; 7. Possible Extension of the War in the Far East; 8. Intelligence from Sweden on the Soviet Union; 9. Visit of Director General, Security Service, to New Zealand; 10. Intelligence for N.A.T.O.; 11. S.H.A.P.E. Request for Intelligence on Soviet Air Defence Capabilities; 12.
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. 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. Meeting with Working Party Set up by the Chiefs of Staff; 2. Meeting with H.M. Ambassador, Bangkok; 3. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter; 4. Statement by the Director of Naval Intelligence on his Tour to the U.S. and Canada; 5. Mr. D.P. Reilly; 6. Brigadier R.F. Johnstone
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.