|Document Title||1. Intelligence Brief for the U.K. Delegation to the Five Power Military Committee; 2. Situation in South China; 3. The Refugee Problem Likely to Arise in the Central and Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East in the Event of a War with Russia; 4. Beach Reconnaissances - Germany; 5. The Occupational Distribution of Russian and Satellite Manpower|
|Document Date||22 June 1949|
|Themes||Intelligence Organisation and Administration, Foreign Policy and International Relations, Intelligence Gathering and Surveillance|
|Regions||East Asia, Europe, Mediterranean, Middle East|
|Countries||China, France, Germany, Russia, Soviet Union, United Kingdom|
|Document Type||Meeting Minutes|
|Organisations||Chiefs of Staff, Foreign Office, Joint Intelligence Bureau, Joint Intelligence Committee (Far East), Joint Intelligence Committee (Germany), Joint Intelligence Committee (Middle East), Joint Intelligence Staff, Ministry of Defence, Security Service, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
|People||Valentine Boucher, John Gardiner, Guy Liddell, Stewart Menzies, Percy Sillitoe, Kenneth Strong|
intelligence reports, information sharing, alliances, intelligence distribution, Chinese Civil War, military situation reports, foreign policy, military operations, Chinese communists, Hong Kong, colonies, empire, imperial defence, air warfare, Royal Navy, warships, diplomatic disputes, Chinese Nationalists, blockades, intelligence requirements, threat of war with the USSR, refugees, contingency planning, beach reconnaissance, aerial reconnaissance, zones of occupation, occupied Germany, photographic reconnaissance, landing places, mapping, geographic intelligence, topographical intelligence, intelligence gathering, manpower, industry, Soviet society, Soviet satellite states
1. Possible U.S. Policy in the Far East; 2. Defence Policy and Global Strategy; 3. Restrictions on the Activities of Brixmis; 4. Intelligence for S.H.A.P.E.; 5. The Film "Fall of Britain"; 6. Return of German Scientist from Russia; 7. German Reactions to Western and Soviet Policy; 8. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter and Other Sensitive Area; 9. Survey of Turkey; 10. British Intelligence Organisation (Germany)-Personnel
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. 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. 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. 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. Present State of Tension between India and Pakistan; 2. Situation on the Sino-Burmese Frontier; 3. Intelligence for S.H.A.P.E.; 4. Military and Economic Strength of the Soviet Union; 5. Chinese Communist Intentions in the Light of their Experiences during the First Ear of War in Korea; 6. Soviet Research and Development; 7. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter; 8. J.I.C. Weekly Intelligence Review (Europe) for S.H.A.P.E.
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.