|Document Title||1. Clandestine Air Photographic Reconnaissance; 2. Telephone Monitoring in Germany; 3. Defence of South-East Asia in the Event of Chinese Communist Aggression; 4. Indicators of Soviet Preparedness for Early War|
|Document Date||4 July 1951|
|Themes||Intelligence Gathering and Surveillance, Military Intelligence and Operations|
|Regions||East Asia, Europe|
|Countries||Germany, United Kingdom|
|Document Type||Meeting Minutes|
|Organisations||Chiefs of Staff, Foreign Office, Joint Intelligence Bureau, Joint Intelligence Committee (Far East), Joint Intelligence Committee (Germany), Joint Intelligence Committee (Washington), Joint Planning Staff, Ministry of Defence, Security Service, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
|People||Guy Liddell, Stewart Menzies, Percy Sillitoe|
|Notes||Sections of this document have been retained under Section 3(4) of the Public Records Act, 1958.|
espionage, aerial reconnaissance, photographic reconnaissance, mapping, geographic intelligence, topographical intelligence, telephone communications, communications, communications interception, censorship, intelligence gathering, intelligence channels, surveillance, defence, colonies, empire, imperial defence, Chinese foreign policy, invasion threat, communism, predicting enemy intentions, assessing enemy strength, contingency planning, military strength, military intelligence, war preparations, threat of war with the USSR, mobilisation, security clearance, classified documents, information sharing, French intelligence services
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)
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. Threat to Hong Kong; 2. Priorities for the Collection of Intelligence in the Far East; 3. The Possibility of the Survival of the Chinese Nationalists as a Factor in Far East Affairs; 4. Assault on Formosa - Intentions an Capabilities of the Chinese Communists; 5. Possible Scale and Nature of Raids on the United Kingdom in a War in 1949/50; 6. Beach Reconnaissances - Middle East; 7. Policy and Procedure for Handling Defectors.
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. 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. 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. Chinese Communist Threat in the Far East and South East Asia; 2. Intelligence Organisation; 3. Supply of Aircraft to Israel; 4. Military and Air Attache in China; 5. Vulnerability of Intelligence Records; 6. Views of a German Ex-Staff Officer on Russia and Probable Russian Strategy; 7. Soviet Trawlers in British Waters; 8. Loss of Classified Documents; 9. Requirements for Clandestine Reporting in Western Europe in the Event of a Successful Invasion; 10. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities - Long Term Intelligence Appreciation
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 Hong Kong; 2. Russian Assistance to the Chinese Communists; 3. Yugoslavia - Arms Requirements; 4. Implications of Certain Aspects of United States Strategy; 5. Intelligence on Biological Warfare in the Soviet Union; 6. Exchange of Information with the Americans on Arms Traffic; 7. Information on Soviet Forces for Use by Diplomatic Representatives Abroad; 8. Visit of Czech Military Attache
1. Exchange of Information with Yugoslavia; 2. Intelligence for S.H.A.P.E.; 3. Military Implications of the Entry of British Forces into Persian Territory; 4. Invasion of Te United Kingdom, 1951-1952; 5. Liaison Between United States and United Kingdom Intelligence Organisations; 6. Study by the E.M.M.O. Regional Planning Group of the Association of Turkey and Greece with N.A.T.O. Military Planning; 7. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter; 8. Information on Formosa; 9. Acquisition of Merchant Shipping by Soviet and Satellite Countries; 10. J.I.C. Weekly Intelligence Review (Europe) for S.H.A.P.E.