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Published: 30 December 2014

256 Pages | 1 black and white image

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199657025

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Defence Intelligence and the Cold War

Britain's Joint Intelligence Bureau 1945-1964

Huw Dylan

  • The only in-depth study of the Joint Intelligence Bureau (JIB)
  • Carries out the only examination of how the JIB's international links facilitated British intelligence
  • Examines British economic intelligence in the Cold War - their support for the CoCom regime, limiting of the trade of strategic goods to the Communist World, and support of economic warfare during the Korean War
  • Based on a range of documentary sources, in various archives, that have not previously been examined in the study of British intelligence
  • Provides vital context to understanding the evolution of the defence intelligence machinery in the early cold war, and beyond