|Document Title||1. Situation in South China; 2. The Scale and Effect of Atomic Bombing on Egyptian Ports; 3. Lecture by General Evetts; 4. Russian Postal Censorship.|
|Document Date||7 September 1949|
|Themes||Military Intelligence and Operations, Propaganda, Censorship and Psychological Warfare, Intelligence Gathering and Surveillance|
|Regions||East Asia, Europe, Middle East|
|Countries||China, Germany, Soviet Union|
|Document Type||Meeting Minutes|
|Organisations||Chiefs of Staff, Foreign Office, Joint Intelligence Bureau, Joint Intelligence Committee (Germany), Joint Intelligence Committee (Middle East), Joint Intelligence Staff, Ministry of Defence, Security Service, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
|People||William Hayter, Stewart Menzies, Percy Sillitoe, Kenneth Strong, Dick White|
|Notes||Sections of this document have been retained under Section 3(4) of the Public Records Act, 1958.|
Chinese Civil War, military intelligence, Hong Kong, colonies, empire, imperial defence, military situation reports, intelligence reports, intelligence requirements, contingency planning, assessing enemy strength, atomic warfare, ports, former colonies, bombing, threat of war with the USSR, strategy, training, staff colleges, censorship, postal communications, intelligence gathering, intelligence channels, occupied Germany
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. 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. 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. 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. Employment of Unreliable Persons in Government Departments; 2. Security in a Certain Country; 3. Visit of the Director of Scientific Intelligence to the Far East; 4. Visits by the Chairman, Joint Intelligence Committee (Far East), to Tokyo and Korea; 5. Intelligence Organisation in Malaya; 6. Communications between Singapore and Australia; 7. Threat to Yugoslavia; 8. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities - Long Term Appreciation; 9. Whitsun Arrangements - 1950; 10. Soviet Trade Delegation
1. Possibility of Russian Armed Action Against Yugoslavia; 2. The Implications of a Communist Success in China; 3. Scale and Nature of Attack on the United Kingdom by V.1 and V.2 Type Weapons - 1949/51; 4. Re-assessment of Russian Potential in the Field of Defence Research and Development; 5. Encouragement of Deserters.