|Document Title||1. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities; 2. Scientific and Technical Intelligence; 3. Possibility of Russian Armed Action Against Yugoslavia; 4. Encouragement of Scientific Defectors; 5. Major General C.D. Packard.|
|Document Date||21 October 1949|
|Themes||Military Intelligence and Operations, Weapons Technology and Nuclear Warfare, Intelligence Operations|
|Regions||Europe, Middle East, North America|
|Countries||Hungary, Romania, United Kingdom, United States of America, Yugoslavia|
|Document Type||Meeting Minutes|
|Organisations||Chiefs of Staff, Foreign Office, Information Research Department, Joint Intelligence Bureau, Joint Intelligence Staff, Ministry of Defence, Secret Intelligence Service, Security Service, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
|People||John Gardiner, William Hayter, Guy Liddell, Stewart Menzies, Douglas Packard, Lawrence Pendred, Percy Sillitoe, Kenneth Strong|
|Notes||Sections of this document have been retained under Section 3(4) of the Public Records Act, 1958.|
Soviet foreign policy, predicting enemy intentions, assessing enemy strength, military strength, military intelligence, contingency planning, war preparations, threat of war with the USSR, intelligence reports, geographic intelligence, atomic warfare, strategy, scientific research, technology, scientific experts, intelligence requirements, intelligence services responsibilities, intelligence channels, British intelligence organisation, Soviet-Yugoslav relations, Soviet satellite states, invasion threat, defectors, propaganda, industry, finances, training, recruitment, personnel
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. The Chinese Communist Threat in the Far East and South-East Asia; 2. Possible Courses of Action by the Soviet Union in Order to Regain Complete Control over Yugoslavia; 3. The Possibility of a Withdrawal of Soviet Forces from Eastern Germany in 1950; 4. Measures to Improve the State of Intelligence Available on Russian Intentions and Preparedness for War; 5. The Use by the Germans of Soviet Nationals against the Soviet Union in the Late War; 6. Encouragement of Russian Scientific Defectors; 7. Relationship between the Malayan and Chinese Communist Parties
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. Possible Courses of Action by the Soviet Union in Order to Regain Complete Control over Yugoslavia; 2. Long Term Intelligence on Soviet Preparedness for War; 3. Armed Forces in the Far East as at 1st October, 1948; 4. Charter for the Joint Intelligence Committee, Far East; 5.; 6. Likelihood of French Withdrawal from French Indo-China; 7. The Effect of the Communists Gaining Control of Greece; 8.
1. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities - Long Term Appreciation; 2. Atomic Weapons - Scale of Attack on the United Kingdom; 3. Press Leakage on Combined Agreement on Exchange of Information; 4. Defections from Staffs of His Majesty's Embassies and British Council Offices in the Soviet Union and Satellite Countries; 5. Joint Services Staff College - Information for Directing Staff; 6. Directorate of Scientific Intelligence; 7. Threat to Yugoslavia; 8. Easter Arrangements - 1950; 9. Sir George Seel
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. Invasion of Southern Korea; 2. Chinese Communist Threat in the Far East and South-East Asia; 3. Soviet Intentions in Austria; 4. Intelligence Guidance for the United States Representatives on the Regional Planning Groups of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisations; 5. Soviet and Satellite Defectors and Refugees; 6. Defence Research and Development Policy - Intelligence on Russian Development; 7. Turkish Intentions and Capabilities in the Event of War; 8. Threat to Yugoslavia
1. Evidence of Soviet Deception Methods; 2. Czechoslovak Ambassador in India; 3. Soviet Defence Research Policy; 4. Measures to Improve the State of Our Intelligence about Soviet and Chinese Intentions; 5. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter; 6. Scale and Nature of Air Attack on, and Invasion of, the United Kingdom; 7. Preparation of Vulnerability Studies
1. Conduct of the Work of the Committee; 2. Reports on Communism; 3. The Likelihood of War with the Soviet Union and the Date by Which the Soviet Leaders Might Be Prepared to Risk It; 4. Soviet Use of Atomic Bombs; 5. Threat to Yugoslavia; 6. Implications of the Soviet Union Regaining Control of Yugoslavia; 7. Russian Preparedness for War