|Document Title||1. Meeting with Major General Cawthorn; 2. Short Term Indications of Soviet Preparedness for War; 3. Russian Preparedness for War; 4. Estimate of Dates Fo Russian Preparedness for War; 5. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities; 6. Air Survey Commitments; 7. Intelligence Background for Operational Plans; 8. Intelligence Appreciation for Civil Defence Planning|
|Document Date||1 October 1948|
|Themes||Military Intelligence and Operations, Foreign Policy and International Relations, Intelligence Organisation and Administration|
|Regions||East Asia, Europe, Middle East|
|Countries||Germany, Persia, Soviet Union, Turkey|
|Document Type||Meeting Minutes|
|Organisations||Chiefs of Staff, Foreign Office, Joint Intelligence Bureau, Joint Intelligence Committee (Washington), Joint Intelligence Staff, Ministry of Defence, Security Service, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
|People||Arthur Cornwall-Jones, William Hayter, Stewart Menzies, Douglas Packard, Lawrence Pendred, Percy Sillitoe, Kenneth Strong|
personnel, mobilisation, contingency planning, war preparations, assessing enemy strength, predicting enemy intentions, threat of war with the USSR, intelligence requirements, military intelligence, manpower, military strength, aerial reconnaissance, photographic reconnaissance, reconnaissance aircraft, geographic intelligence, topographical intelligence, mapping, intelligence gathering, operations planning, intelligence services responsibilities, defence, civil defence, morale, psychology, military objectives, intelligence reports, release of information, security
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. 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. Indications of Soviet Preparations for Event War; 2. The Military, Political and Economic Strength and Weaknesses of Communist China in 1951; 3. Defence of South East Asia in the Event of Chinese Aggression; 4. O.N.E. Report on Soviet Courses of Action with Respect to Germany (NIE-4); 5. Estimate of the Scale and Nature of a Soviet Attack on the United Kingdom between Now and Mid 1952; 6. Clandestine Air Photographic Recconnaisation; 7. O.N.E. Report on Turkey's Position in the East-West Struggle (NIE-9); 8. O.N.E. Report on the Probability of an Invasion of Yogoslavia in 1951 (NIE-29)
1. Threat to Hong Kong; 2. Photographic Intelligence Requirements in Turkey; 3. Effects of Soviet Occupation on Western Europe in the Event of War after 1956; 4. Measures to Improve the State of Intelligence Available on Russian Intentions and Preparedness for War; 5. Visit of Czech Trade Delegation to Kuweit.
1. Service Representation in China; 2. Disclosure of Information on Size of German Forces for N.A.T.O.; 3. Disclosure of Classified P/W Intelligence Information Through Lectures on Escape and Evasion; 4. Indications Against War with the Soviet Union; 5. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter; 6. Security Service Report on South African Security; 7. Vulnerability Studies; 8. Invasion of the United Kingdom - 1951; 9. Creation of a Joint Logistical Intelligence Staff
1. Signatures on Reports by the Committee; 2. Release of Information on Soviet Aircraft Developments to Western Union; 3. Tass Monitoring Station in the United Kingdom; 4. German Civil Photographic Reconnaissance Agencies; 5. Military and Air Attache, China; 6. Intelligence Liaison with the Americans in the Far East; 7. Situation Reports on Korea; 8. Soviet Manoeuvres in the Black Sea; 9. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities - Long Term Appreciation; 10. Soviet Preparedness for War; 11.; 12. Visit to the United States and Canada by the Director of Military Intelligence; 13. Factual Paper on Korea
1. Threat to Hong Kong; 2. Priorities for the Collection of Intelligence in the Far East; 3. The Possibility of the Survival of the Chinese Nationalists as a Factor in Far East Affairs; 4. Assault on Formosa - Intentions an Capabilities of the Chinese Communists; 5. Possible Scale and Nature of Raids on the United Kingdom in a War in 1949/50; 6. Beach Reconnaissances - Middle East; 7. Policy and Procedure for Handling Defectors.
1. Meeting with H.M. Ambassador, Moscow; 2. Disclosure of Information on Atomic Energy to the Soviet Union; 3. Soviet Use of Atomic Bombs; 4. Possible Scale and Direction of Attack on United Kingdom Port and Oil Importing Facilities in War; 5. Review of Work in Hand; 6. Photographic Intelligence and Survey Requirements in Persia; 7. Russian and Satellite Defectors and Deserters; 8. Clandestine Use of Atomic Weapons by the Soviet Union