|Document Title||1. Report by Intelligence Representative on Visit to Australia and New Zealand; 2. Supply of Classified Information to the New Commonwealth Countries; 3. Scientific and Technical Intelligence; 4. Threat to Hong Kong.|
|Document Date||12 October 1949|
|Themes||Intelligence Organisation and Administration, Weapons Technology and Nuclear Warfare, Military Intelligence and Operations|
|Regions||East Asia, Pacific, South Asia|
|Countries||Australia, India, New Zealand, Pakistan|
|Document Type||Meeting Minutes|
|Organisations||Chiefs of Staff, Commonwealth Relations Office, Foreign Office, Joint Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Defence, Security Service, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
|People||John Gardiner, William Hayter, Stewart Menzies, Douglas Packard, Lawrence Pendred, Percy Sillitoe, Kenneth Strong|
former colonies, intelligence reports, intelligence channels, intelligence gathering, classified documents, release of information, information sharing, allies, alliances, security, secrecy, scientific research, technology, intelligence requirements, intelligence services responsibilities, British intelligence organisation, scientific experts, Hong Kong, communism, Chinese Civil War, Chinese foreign policy, colonies, empire, invasion threat, contingency planning, war preparations, defence, predicting enemy intentions, assessing enemy strength, military intelligence
1. Visit by Chairman to Germany; 2. Weekly Meetings of the Heads of Russia Sections; 3. Intelligence Requirements in Austria; 4. Commonwealth Advisory Committee on Defence Science; 5. Lectures at the Imperial Defence College; 6. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities - 1954; 7. Meeting with the Directors of Plans; 8. Soviet Preparedness for War; 9. Concept of War in the Far East Alone; 10. Possible United Kingdom Action in the Event of Soviet Aggression in Persia; 11. Likelihood of War with the Soviet Union, and the Date by Which the Soviet Leaders Might Be Prepared to Risk It; 12. Security in a Certain Country - Implications on Planning; 13. Intelligence Organisation; 14. Mr. H.N. Brain
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.
1. Arrival of MIG-15 Aircraft in Yugoslavia; 2. Technical Intelligence; 3. Leakages to the Press; 4. Planning Assumptions for the Later Stages of a General War; 5. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter and other Sensitive Areas; 6. Future of the British Intelligence Organisation, Germany
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. 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. 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. 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. Russian Preparedness for War; 2. Defence Aspects of Atomic Energy; 3. Reorganisation of Scientific Intelligence; 4. Deputy Chairman, Joint Scientific and Joint Technical Intelligence Committees; 5. Commonwealth Defence Policy - Security Considerations; 6. Charter for the Intelligence Division, Control Commission for Germany; 7. Intelligence Lecturers - Joint Services Staff College; 8. Intelligence Brief for the United Kingdom Delegation to the Military Committee