|Document Title||1. Indications of Soviet Preparations for Event War; 2. The Military, Political and Economic Strength and Weaknesses of Communist China in 1951; 3. Defence of South East Asia in the Event of Chinese Aggression; 4. O.N.E. Report on Soviet Courses of Action with Respect to Germany (NIE-4); 5. Estimate of the Scale and Nature of a Soviet Attack on the United Kingdom between Now and Mid 1952; 6. Clandestine Air Photographic Recconnaisation; 7. O.N.E. Report on Turkey's Position in the East-West Struggle (NIE-9); 8. O.N.E. Report on the Probability of an Invasion of Yogoslavia in 1951 (NIE-29)|
|Document Date||25 April 1951|
|Themes||Military Intelligence and Operations, Foreign Policy and International Relations, Intelligence Gathering and Surveillance|
|Regions||East Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America|
|Countries||China, Germany, Siam, Soviet Union, United Kingdom, United States of America, Yugoslavia|
|Document Type||Meeting Minutes|
|Organisations||Central Intelligence Agency, Chiefs of Staff, Foreign Office, Joint Intelligence Bureau, Joint Intelligence Committee (Middle East), Joint Intelligence Staff, Joint Planning Staff, Ministry of Defence, Secret Intelligence Service, Security Service, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
|People||John Gardiner, Guy Liddell, Stewart Menzies, Percy Sillitoe|
|Notes||Sections of this document have been retained under Section 3(4) of the Public Records Act, 1958.|
assessing enemy strength, predicting enemy intentions, contingency planning, threat of war with the USSR, military intelligence, military strength, war preparations, mobilisation, intelligence requirements, intelligence reports, intelligence services responsibilities, rearmament, war materials, economic intelligence, political intelligence, economy, politics, communism, ideology, defence, colonies, empire, imperial defence, invasion threat, Chinese foreign policy, American intelligence services, information sharing, Soviet satellite states, aircraft, Soviet air force, air power, air raids, espionage, aerial reconnaissance, photographic reconnaissance, reconnaissance aircraft, mapping, geographic intelligence, topographical intelligence, intelligence gathering, airspace, Soviet-Yugoslav relations, diplomatic disputes
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. 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. 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. 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. Threat to the Levant and Egypt Arising Out of the Soviet Occupation of Azerbaijan or Persia; 2. The Threat to LAOS and SIAM; 3. United States O.N.E. Reports; 4. Exchange of Intelligence with the Turks; 5. Clandestine Air Photographic Reconnaissance; 6. Vulnerability of China; 7. Defence of South-East Asia in the Event of Chinese Aggression - Intelligence Appreciation
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. Threat to Security in the Colonies; 2. The Chinese Communist Threat in the Far East and South-East Asia; 3. Germany - Censorship in Western Zone; 4. Threat to Yugoslavia; 5. Arms Traffic in the Far East; 6. Communist Influence in the Far East; 7. Supply of Certain Equipment to Finland; 8. Week-End Course at Oxford on Economics
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. Threat to Hong Kong; 2. Photographic Intelligence Requirements in Turkey; 3. Effects of Soviet Occupation on Western Europe in the Event of War after 1956; 4. Measures to Improve the State of Intelligence Available on Russian Intentions and Preparedness for War; 5. Visit of Czech Trade Delegation to Kuweit.
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