|Document Title||1. Russian Intentions in Berlin; 2. Intelligence on the Far East; 3. Policy and Procedure for Handling Defectors; 4. Assessment of the Threat of Sabotage in the United Kingdom in Peace and War and Counter-Measures; 5. Secretary's Minute - J.I.C./1045/49; 6. Irish Republic - Intelligence; 7. Atomic Energy Research in France|
|Document Date||17 June 1949|
|Themes||Foreign Policy and International Relations, Intelligence Gathering and Surveillance, British Domestic Security|
|Regions||East Asia, Europe, North America|
|Countries||China, France, Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America|
|Document Type||Meeting Minutes|
|Organisations||Central Intelligence Agency, Chiefs of Staff, Commonwealth Relations Office, Foreign Office, Joint Intelligence Bureau, Joint Intelligence Committee (Germany), Joint Intelligence Staff, Ministry of Defence, Security Service, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
|People||John Gardiner, William Hayter, Guy Liddell, Stewart Menzies, Douglas Packard, Percy Sillitoe, Kenneth Strong|
|Notes||Sections of this document have been retained under Section 3(4) of the Public Records Act, 1958.|
predicting enemy intentions, Berlin, Soviet foreign policy, Soviet strategy, foreign policy, diplomacy, intelligence gathering, intelligence requirements, Anglo-American relations, American intelligence services, information sharing, Chinese Civil War, intelligence channels, defectors, deserters, British intelligence organisation, interrogation, sabotage, contingency planning, threat of war with the USSR, intelligence reports, defence, security checks, atomic energy, scientific research, secrecy, French intelligence services
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. 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
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. Russian Preparedness for War; 2. Exchange of Views with the United States; 3. Situation in South China; 4. The Use of Atomic Bombs in a War Against the Soviet Union; 5. Chairman, Joint Intelligence Committee, Far East; 6. Policy and Procedure for Handling Political Refugees of Intelligence Value; 7. Possibility of Russian Armed Action Against Yugoslavia; 8. Communist Propaganda in Africa; 9. Visit by Head of the Joint Intelligence Bureau, Canada.
1. Meeting with Major-General Stewart and Lt.-Col. Gilbert; 2. Russian Preparedness for War; 3. Disclosure of Anglo-American Information to Third Parties; 4. Monthly Meeting with the Joint Intelligence Staff; 5. The Effect of the Withdrawal of Occupation Forces from Austria; 6. Invasion of the United Kingdom 1949-50; 7. Russian Intentions in Berlin; 8. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities (Far East); 9. Visit of the Chairman to Canada and the United States. Intelligence Meetings. Exchange of Intelligence Reports with the Americans. Passing of Intelligence Appreciations to the Canadians
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. 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. Present State of Progress in Biological Warfare in Foreign Countries; 2. Situation in South China; 3. Intelligence Requirements in an Unoccupied Austria; 4. New Measures Short of War by Which the Soviet Union Might Embarrass the Western Powers; 5. United Kingdom/united States/canada Intelligence Meeting; 6. Action by the Russians in Countries Which They Occupy in the Event of War; 7. Visit of R.A.F. Squadron to Turkey; 8. Intelligence Requirements from United States Sources on China.
1. Visit by the Chairman, Joint Intelligence Committee, Far East, to Melbourne; 2. Threat to Yugoslavia; 3. Intelligence Data for Use in Preparation of a Report on Military Assistance to Yugoslavia under Emergency Conditions; 4. Reports by the United States Joint Intelligence Committee; 5. Intentions in Berlin; 6. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities - Long Term Appreciation