|Document Title||1. Review of Intelligence Organisations 1947; 2. Movements of Certain Troops Outside Their Own Territory Except in the Far East; 3. Entry of Certain Foreign Nationals into the United Kingdom; 4. Possibility of War Before 1956; 5. Joint Planning Staff Requirements from J.I.C.;6. Procedure for Handling Certain Foreign Nationals; 7. Probability and Implications of a Greater Syria; 8. Russian Knowledge of the Atomic Bomb|
|Document Date||3 December 1947|
|Themes||Intelligence Organisation and Administration, Military Intelligence and Operations, British Domestic Security|
|Regions||East Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America|
|Countries||Germany, Great Britain, Russia, Syria, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America|
|Document Type||Meeting Minutes, Reports|
|Organisations||Central Intelligence Agency, Chiefs of Staff, Foreign Office, Joint Intelligence Bureau, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee, Joint Intelligence Committee (Germany), Joint Intelligence Staff, Joint Planning Staff, Ministry of Defence, Secret Intelligence Service, Security Service|
|People||Alan Crick, Paul Gleadell, William Hayter, Leslie Hollis, Stewart Menzies, Edward Parry, Lawrence Pendred, Percy Sillitoe, Kenneth Strong, Gerald Templer|
|Notes||Sections of this document have been retained under Section 3(4) of the Public Records Act, 1958.|
British intelligence organisation, intelligence services responsibilities, intelligence gathering, intelligence distribution, intelligence channels, information sharing, American intelligence services, military operations, military intelligence, Soviet army, geographic intelligence, border controls, immigration, refugees, defectors, security, secrecy, contingency planning, predicting enemy intentions, assessing enemy strength, war preparations, threat of war with the USSR, fifth columnists, subversion, communism, intelligence requirements, Swedish armed forces, allies, Arab world, defence, mobilisation, atomic warfare, strategy, foreign policy, diplomacy, technology, scientific research, finances, intelligence funding
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. 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. Invasion of Southern Korea; 2. Chinese Communist Threat in the Far East and South-East Asia; 3. Soviet Intentions in Austria; 4. Intelligence Guidance for the United States Representatives on the Regional Planning Groups of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisations; 5. Soviet and Satellite Defectors and Refugees; 6. Defence Research and Development Policy - Intelligence on Russian Development; 7. Turkish Intentions and Capabilities in the Event of War; 8. Threat to Yugoslavia
1. Meeting with the Joint Intelligence Staff; 2. Photographic Intelligence and Survey Requirements in the Middle East; 3. Scale and Nature of Initial Air Attack on the United Kingdom - 1957; 4. Intelligence Brief for the United Kingdom Delegation to the Five Power Military Committee; 5. Political Activities in South East Asia with Special Reference to Communism; 6. Russian Preparedness for War; 7. Visit of the Chairman to the Middle East and Far East; 8. Evidence of Certain Soviet Activities
1. The Use of Atomic Bombs in a War Against the Soviet Union; 2. Review of Intelligence; 3. Future Organisation of the Intelligence Division, Control Commission for Germany; 4. Allied Strategy and Deployment of Forces in 1951; 5. Anglo-u.S. Intelligence Meeting; 6. August Bank Holiday 1949 Committee Arrangements; 7. Visit of the Chief of General Staff, Union Defence Forces, to the Middle East; 8. Passing of Intelligence to India, Pakistan and Ceylon.
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 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. Possibility of War between India and Pakistan; 2. Intelligence for Western Europe Commanders-in-Chief Committee; 3. Chairman, Joint Scientific and Joint Technical Intelligence Committees; 4. Russian Preparedness for War; 5. Scale and Nature of Initial Air Attack on the British Isles; 6. Yugoslavia; 7. Reciprocity Towards Russian Naval Attache and Staff; 8. Intelligence Division, Control Commission for Germany; 9. Disclosure of British Military Information to Commonwealth and Western Union Countries; 10. Procedure for Handling Certain Foreign Nationals
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