|Document Title||1. Situation in South China; 2. Review of Intelligence Organisation in the Far East; 3. The Possibility of War Between Pakistan and Afghanistan; 4. Indications of Russian Preparations for War; 5. Deserters and Defectors.|
|Document Date||10 August 1949|
|Themes||Military Intelligence and Operations, Intelligence Organisation and Administration, Intelligence Gathering and Surveillance|
|Regions||East Asia, Europe, North America, South Asia|
|Countries||Afghanistan, Austria, China, Germany, Pakistan, United Kingdom, United States of America|
|Document Type||Meeting Minutes|
|Organisations||Chiefs of Staff, Commonwealth Relations Office, Foreign Office, Joint Intelligence Bureau, Joint Intelligence Committee (Far East), Joint Intelligence Committee (Germany), Joint Intelligence Staff, Local Intelligence Committee, Ministry of Defence, Secret Intelligence Service, Security Service, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
|People||Valentine Boucher, Stewart Menzies, Percy Sillitoe, Kenneth Strong|
Chinese Civil War, military intelligence, intelligence reports, Hong Kong, communism, military operations, assessing enemy strength, predicting enemy intentions, defence, imperial defence, colonies, empire, Chinese foreign policy, British intelligence organisation, intelligence services responsibilities, intelligence requirements, intelligence channels, diplomacy, diplomatic intelligence, diplomatic disputes, former colonies, foreign policy, mobilisation, war preparations, contingency planning, threat of war with the USSR, defectors, deserters, intelligence gathering, occupied Germany, occupied Austria, border controls
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. 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.
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. 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. Situation in South China; 2. United States Intentions as Regards Formosa in the Event of War; 3. Priorities of Tasks for the Collection of Intelligence Information in Austria; 4. Traffic in Arms; 5. Present State of Progress in Biological Warfare in Foreign Countries; 6. Radio Counter Measures; 7. Defence Research and Development Policy - Intelligence on Russian Development.
1. Threat to Security in the Colonies; 2. The Chinese Communist Threat in the Far East and South-East Asia; 3. Germany - Censorship in Western Zone; 4. Threat to Yugoslavia; 5. Arms Traffic in the Far East; 6. Communist Influence in the Far East; 7. Supply of Certain Equipment to Finland; 8. Week-End Course at Oxford on Economics
1. A Certain Report on Soviet General Strategy; 2. Monthly Meeting with the Joint Intelligence Staff; 3. Clandestine Sabotage; 4. Russian Interests, Intentions and Capabilities; 5. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities; 6. Russian Preparedness for War; 7. Possibility of Russian Armed Action against Yugoslavia; 8. Threat to Hong Kong; 9. Joint Intelligence Committee Reports
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.