|Document Title||1. Soviet Long Term Preparations for War - Review of Major Developments During 1950; 2. Information from Civil Delegations Visiting Foreign Countries; 3. Interrogation of Persons Returning from Detention in Iron Curtain Countries; 4. Interrogation of a Certain Deserter; 5. Mr. Marnham|
|Document Date||10 January 1951|
|Themes||Military Intelligence and Operations, Intelligence Operations, Intelligence Gathering and Surveillance|
|Countries||Soviet Union, United Kingdom|
|Document Type||Meeting Minutes|
|Organisations||Chiefs of Staff, Foreign Office, Joint Intelligence Bureau, Joint Intelligence Staff, Ministry of Defence, Security Service, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
|People||John Gardiner, Guy Liddell, Stewart Menzies, Percy Sillitoe, Kenneth Strong|
war preparations, predicting enemy intentions, assessing enemy strength, contingency planning, threat of war with the USSR, mobilisation, intelligence requirements, intelligence reports, political intelligence, military intelligence, military strength, economic intelligence, diplomatic officials, intelligence gathering, intelligence channels, security, interrogation, evasion, escape, prisoners of war, deserters, personnel
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
1. Certain Cyphers; 2. Attendance of London Controlling Officer at J.I.C. Meetings; 3. Intelligence Liaison with General Headquarters in Tokyo; 4. Situation in Egypt; 5. Assessment of the Threat of Sabotage in the United Kingdom in Peace and War, an Counter Measures; 6. Soviet Preparedness for War and Soviet-Inspired Aggression; 7. Weekly Discussions on Soviet Preparedness for War and the Communist Threat in the Far East and South-East Asia; 8. Vulnerability of China; 9. Visit of Joint Planning Team to the Middle East; 10. Position of Service Attaches in Israel; 11. Visit of D.S.I. to Canada and U.S.A; 12. J.I.C.(50) 81 (Final) and DGC/1213 (Final)
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. Measures to Improve the State of Intelligence Available on Russian Intentions and Preparations for War. Line Crossers and Ex-prisoners of War; 2. The Implications of a Communist Success in China; 3. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities; 4. Encouragement of Deserters; 5. Return to the Soviet Union of a Certain Deserter.
1. Service Representation in China; 2. Disclosure of Information on Size of German Forces for N.A.T.O.; 3. Disclosure of Classified P/W Intelligence Information Through Lectures on Escape and Evasion; 4. Indications Against War with the Soviet Union; 5. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter; 6. Security Service Report on South African Security; 7. Vulnerability Studies; 8. Invasion of the United Kingdom - 1951; 9. Creation of a Joint Logistical Intelligence Staff
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
1. Possible Soviet Reactions to the Re-Armament of Western Germany; 2. Likelihood of War; 3. Operation 'Match Box'; 4. Developments in Hungary; 5. Disclosure of Classified P/W Intelligence Information Through the Publication of Escape and Evasion Stories of World War II; 6. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter
1. Requirements for Intelligence Immediately Following a Successful Soviet Invasion of Western Europe; 2. Exchange of Intelligence with the Turks; 3. Present State of Intelligence and Measures to Improve It - Operation "Post Report"; 4. Survey of World Communism in 1950; 5. Air Photographic Reconnaissance on the Tonking-China Frontier; 6. Appointment of a Bulgarian Military Attache to London
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. 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.