Document Title 1. Threat to the Levant and Egypt Arising out of a Soviet Occupation of Persian Azerbaijan or Persia; 2. The Present Military Situation in Indo-China; 3. Vulnerability of the United Kingdom to a Knock-Out Blow by the Soviet Union
Reference CAB 159/8
Conflicts Cold War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions East Asia, Europe, Middle East
Countries Azerbaijan, China, Egypt, Indochina, Persia, Soviet Union, United Kingdom
Document Type Meeting Minutes
Organisations Chiefs of Staff, Foreign Office, Joint Intelligence Bureau, Joint Intelligence Committee (Far East), Joint Intelligence Staff, Joint Planning Staff, Ministry of Defence, Security Service, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee
People John Gardiner, Stewart Menzies, Kenneth Strong


foreign policy, Arab world, occupation arrangements, predicting enemy intentions, assessing enemy strength, contingency planning, threat of war with the USSR, communications, military supplies, intelligence reports, intelligence requirements, military intelligence, military situation reports, First Indochina War, French army, colonies, empire, imperial defence, colonial independence movements, defence, war preparations, military objectives, anti-aircraft defence, oil, ports, intelligence distribution, secrecy, security

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