|Document Title||1. Time of Year in Which War Might Break out; 2. Effect of Communist Occupation of the Whole of China; 3. Russian Action Against Greece in the Event of a Major War; 4. Communist Influence in the Far East; 5. Arms Purchases by the Dominican Republic; 6. Air Survey of Turkey and the Baro Salient; 7. Policy Regarding Defectors|
|Document Date||15 December 1948|
|Themes||Military Intelligence and Operations, Foreign Policy and International Relations, Intelligence Gathering and Surveillance|
|Regions||Africa, Atlantic, East Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America|
|Countries||China, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Germany, Greece, Haiti, Russia, Sudan, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America|
|Document Type||Meeting Minutes|
|Organisations||Chiefs of Staff, Foreign Office, Information Research Department, Joint Intelligence Bureau, Joint Intelligence Committee (Far East), Joint Intelligence Committee (Middle East), Joint Intelligence Committee (Washington), Joint Intelligence Staff, Joint Staff Mission, Ministry of Defence, Secret Intelligence Service, Security Service, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
|People||Valentine Boucher, Guy Liddell, Percy Sillitoe, Kenneth Strong|
contingency planning, war preparations, predicting enemy intentions, threat of war with the USSR, climate, intelligence reports, intelligence requirements, meteorological intelligence, assessing enemy strength, military strength, Chinese Civil War, communism, foreign policy, military objectives, geographic intelligence, ideology, colonies, empire, weapons trade, military supplies, Arab world, armaments, defence, trade, diplomacy, photographic reconnaissance, aerial reconnaissance, mapping, topographical intelligence, reconnaissance aircraft, defectors, border controls, intelligence channels, intelligence gathering, agents, Soviet agents
1. Threat to Hong Kong; 2. Russian Assistance to the Chinese Communists; 3. Yugoslavia - Arms Requirements; 4. Implications of Certain Aspects of United States Strategy; 5. Intelligence on Biological Warfare in the Soviet Union; 6. Exchange of Information with the Americans on Arms Traffic; 7. Information on Soviet Forces for Use by Diplomatic Representatives Abroad; 8. Visit of Czech Military Attache
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. 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. Chinese Communist Threat in the Far East and South East Asia; 2. Intelligence Organisation; 3. Supply of Aircraft to Israel; 4. Military and Air Attache in China; 5. Vulnerability of Intelligence Records; 6. Views of a German Ex-Staff Officer on Russia and Probable Russian Strategy; 7. Soviet Trawlers in British Waters; 8. Loss of Classified Documents; 9. Requirements for Clandestine Reporting in Western Europe in the Event of a Successful Invasion; 10. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities - Long Term Intelligence Appreciation
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. The Chinese Communist Threat in the Far East and South-East Asia; 2. Threat to Indo-China; 3. Communist Influence in the African Continent (Excluding Egypt); 4. Soviet Long Term Preparations for War - Review of Major Developments During the Year Ending 31st December 1949; 5. Periodic Intelligence Summaries for the Western Europe Commanders-in-Chief Committee; 6. Basic Intelligence Appreciations for the United Kingdom Delegations to the Brussels Treaty Military Committee and to N.A.T.O. Regional Planning Groups; 7. Exchange of Information with the Americans on Arms Traffic; 8. Communist Influence in the Middle East
1. Threat to the Levant and Egypt Arising Out of the Soviet Occupation of Azerbaijan or Persia; 2. The Threat to LAOS and SIAM; 3. United States O.N.E. Reports; 4. Exchange of Intelligence with the Turks; 5. Clandestine Air Photographic Reconnaissance; 6. Vulnerability of China; 7. Defence of South-East Asia in the Event of Chinese Aggression - Intelligence Appreciation
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. Communist Threat in South-East Asia and the Far East; 2. Statement by Sir Percy Sillitoe; 3. Review of Work in Hand; 4. Monthly Meeting with the Joint Intelligence Staff; 5. Soviet Production of Atomic Weapons; 6. Threat to Yugoslavia; 7. Basic Intelligence for Western Europe Commanders-in-Chief Committee and Regional Planning Groups; 8. Effect on the Countries of Western Europe of a Protracted Period of Soviet Occupation; 9. Russian Preparedness for War; 10. Meeting with Chairman, Canadian J.I.C; 11. Joint Intelligence Bureau, Ceylon; 12. Evacuation of German Scientists in an Emergency; 13. Proposal That Soviet Tankers Should Call at Kuweit
1. Threat to Hong Kong; 2. Formosa - Chinese Communist Intentions and Capabilities; 3. Intelligence Appreciation for Northern European Region - Military Threat to Scandinavia - 1950; 4. Measures to Improve the State of Intelligence Available on Russian Intentions and Preparedness for War; 5. Military and Air Attache, China.