|Document Title||1. Visit by the Chairman, Joint Intelligence Committee, Far East, to Melbourne; 2. Threat to Yugoslavia; 3. Intelligence Data for Use in Preparation of a Report on Military Assistance to Yugoslavia under Emergency Conditions; 4. Reports by the United States Joint Intelligence Committee; 5. Intentions in Berlin; 6. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities - Long Term Appreciation|
|Document Date||20 April 1950|
|Themes||Foreign Policy and International Relations, Military Intelligence and Operations, Intelligence Organisation and Administration|
|Regions||East Asia, Europe, North America|
|Countries||Germany, Malaya, United States of America, Yugoslavia|
|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 Committee (Washington), Joint Intelligence Staff, Ministry of Defence, Security Service, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
|People||John Gardiner, Stewart Menzies, Neill Ogilvie-Forbes, Patrick Reilly, Arthur Shortt, Percy Sillitoe, John Sinclair, Kenneth Strong|
former colonies, intelligence reports, British intelligence organisation, intelligence funding, manpower reductions, intelligence channels, intelligence requirements, Soviet-Yugoslav relations, diplomatic disputes, invasion threat, threat of war with the USSR, contingency planning, predicting enemy intentions, intelligence gathering, war preparations, Anglo-American relations, American intelligence services, information sharing, Soviet foreign policy, Berlin, political intelligence, military intelligence, assessing enemy strength, military strength
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. 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. 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. 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. Signatures on Reports by the Committee; 2. Release of Information on Soviet Aircraft Developments to Western Union; 3. Tass Monitoring Station in the United Kingdom; 4. German Civil Photographic Reconnaissance Agencies; 5. Military and Air Attache, China; 6. Intelligence Liaison with the Americans in the Far East; 7. Situation Reports on Korea; 8. Soviet Manoeuvres in the Black Sea; 9. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities - Long Term Appreciation; 10. Soviet Preparedness for War; 11.; 12. Visit to the United States and Canada by the Director of Military Intelligence; 13. Factual Paper on Korea
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. Meeting with the Joint Intelligence Staff A. Russian Activity (Other than Overt Propaganda) Intended to Promote a Policy of Subversion. B. Reports on Russian Scale and Nature of Attack for 1957. C. The Possibility of the Soviet Union Making War on Yugoslavia in Order to Regain Complete Control. D. The Availability and Utilisation of Russian and Satellite Skilled Manpower. E. The Possibility of the Soviet Union Reaching a High State of Readiness for War Behind the Iron Curtain Without the Western Powers Being Aware of It. F. Periodical Revision of "Soviet Interests, Capabilities and Intentions - J.I.C. (48) 9 (Final). G. Exchange of Views with the United States; 3. A Certain Report about the Middle East; 4. Supply of Arms to Palestine; 5. Communist Influence in the African Continent
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. 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. U.K./U.S. Intelligence Cooperation; 2. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter and other Sensitive Areas; 3. Location of Future British Forces Security Unit; 4. Move of the J.I.B.(G) to H.Q.N.A.G.; 5. Future Liaison with the German Authorities; 6. The Naumann Case; 7. Censorship in Germany; 8. Security of the German Federal Government; 9.; 10. B.I.O.(G) - Personnel; 11. Tripartite Intelligence Sub-Committee in Berlin; 12. Intelligence in Hongkong - Mr. Machell-Cox; 13. Mr. W. Hayter; 14. Meetings of the J.I.C. Over the Whitsun, Coronation and Trooping the Colour Periods