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Studies in Intelligence book series

The Studies in Intelligence book series in the largest and most distinguished academic book series dealing with intelligence, security services and special operations. It was established in 1987 and currently numbers over seventy scholarly volumes. It was initially published by Frank Cass and is now published by Routledge.

The current co-editors are Christopher Andrew and Richard J. Aldrich. The late Michael Handel and Wesley K. Wark were also long-standing co-editors of this series.

Volumes in the Studies in Intelligence book series include -



Strategic and Operational Deception in the Second World War (1987)

Michael Handel (ed.)


Codebreaker in the Far East (1989)

Aland Stripp


Leaders and Intelligence (1989)

Michael Handel (ed.)


War, Strategy and Intelligence (1989)

Michael Handel (ed.)


Intelligence and Military Operations (1990)

Michael Handel (ed.)


Intelligence and Strategy in the Second World War (1990)

Michael Handel (ed.)


A Don at War (1990)

Sir David Hunt


Espionage: Past, Present, Future (1990)

Wesley K. Wark (eds.)


Controlling Intelligence (1991)

Glenn P. Hastedt


Security and Intelligence in a Changing World: New Perspectives for the 1990s (1991)

Stuart Farson, David Stafford and Wesely K. Wark (eds.)


Spy Fiction, Spy Films and Real Intelligence (1991)

Wesley K. Wark (ed.)


More Instructions from the Centre: Top Secret Files on KGB Global Operations 1975-1985 (1992)

Christopher Andrew & Oleg Gordievsky (eds.)


From Information to Intrigue: Studies in Secret Service Based on the Swedish Experience, 1939-1945 (1993)

C.G. McKay


Policing Politics: Security Intelligence and the Liberal Democratic State (1993)

Peter Gill


Dieppe Revisited : A Documentary Investigation (1993)

John Campbell


The Australian Security Intelligence Organization: An Unofficial History (1994)

Frank Cain


Intelligence, Defence and Diplomacy: British Policy in the Post-War World (1994)

Richard J. Aldrich and Michael Hopkins (eds.)


Intelligence and Imperial Defence: British Intelligence and the Defence of the Indian Empire, 1904-24 (1995)

Richard J. Popplewell


Tet 1968: Understanding the Surprise (1995)

Ronnie E. Ford


Intelligence Analysis and Assessment (1996)

David Charters, Stuart Farson, Glenn P Hastedt (eds.)


Intelligence Investigations: How Ultra Changed History (1996)

Ralph Bennett


Nothing Sacred: Nazi Espionage Against the Vatican, 1939-1945 (1997)

David Alvarez & Robert A. Graham


Eternal Vigilance? 50 Years of the CIA (1997)

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones & Christpher Andrew (eds.)


British Military Intelligence in the Palestine Campaign, 1914-1918 (1998)

Yigal Sheffy


Knowing Your Friends: Intelligence Inside Alliances and Coalitions from 1914 to the Cold War (1998)

Martin Alexander (ed.)


The Norwegian Intelligence Service 1945-1970 (1999)

Olav Riste


British Military Intelligence in the Crimean War, 1854-1856 (1999)


Stephen M. Harris


Intelligence for Peace: The Role of Intelligence in Times of Peace (1999)

Hessi Carmel (ed.)


Intelligence Services in the Information Age: Theory and Practice (2001)

Michael Herman


Espionage and the Roots of the Cold War: the Conspiratorial Heritage (2002)

David McKnight


Swedish Signal Intelligence 1900-1945 (2002)

C.G. McKay & Bengt Beckman.


Intelligence in War-time London: The Story of the OSS (2003)

Nelson MacPherson


Hitler's Last Chief of Foreign Intelligence: Allied Interrogations of Walter Schellenberg (2003)

Reinhard R Doerries


Calling the tune? The CIA, the British left and the Cold War, 1945-1960 (2003)

Hugh Wilford


Secret Intelligence in the Twentieth Century (2003)

Heike Bungert, Jan G Heitmann & Michael Wala (eds.)


Britain, America and Anti-Communist Propaganda 1945-53: The Information Research Department (2004)

Andrew Defty


Exploring Intelligence Archives: Enquiries into the Secret State (2004)

R. Gerald Hughes, Peter Jackson & Len Scott


Understanding Intelligence in the Twenty-First Century: Journeys in Shadows (2004)

Peter Jackson & Len Scott (eds.)


Twenty-First Century Intelligence (2004).

Wesley K. Wark (ed.)


The Cultural Cold War in Western Europe, 1945-60 (2004)

Giles Scott-Smith & Hans Krabbendam (eds.)


MI6 and the Machinery of Spying: Structure

and Process in Britain's Secret Intelligence (2004)

Philip Davies


Our Man in Yugoslavia: The Story of a Secret Service Operative (2004)

Sebastian Ritchie


Special Operations Executive: A New Instrument of War (2005)

Mark Seaman (eds.)


Intelligence and Strategy: Selected Essays (2005)

John Ferris


Intelligence Activities in Ancient Rome: Trust in the Gods but Verify (2005)

Rose Mary Sheldon


Britain's Secret War against Japan, 1937-1945 (2006)

Douglas Ford



Mussolini's Propaganda Abroad: Subversion in the Mediterranean

and the Middle East, 1935-1940 (2006)

Manuela Williams


Peacekeeping Intelligence: New Players, Extended Boundaries (2006)

David Carment & Martin Rudner (eds.)


The US Government, Citizen Groups and the Cold War: The State-Private Network (2006)

Helen Laville & Hugh Wilford (eds.)


Military Intelligence and the Arab Revolt: The First Modern Intelligence War (2007)

Polly A. Mohs




STASI: Shield and Sword of the Party (2007)

John Christian Schmeidel



The Politics and Strategy of Clandestine War:

Special Operations Executive, 1940-1946 (2007)

Neville Wylie



US Covert Operations and Cold War Strategy:

Truman, Secret Warfare and the CIA, 1945-53 (2007)

Sarah-Jane Corke


Military Intelligence and the Arab Revolt: The First Modern Intelligence War (2007)

Polly A. Mohs


STASI: Shield and Sword of the Party (2007)

John Christian Schmeidel

US National Security, Intelligence and Democracy: From the Church Committee to the War on Terror (2009)

Edited by Russell A. Miller


Intelligence Theory: Key Questions and Debates (2009)

Edited by Peter Gill, Stephen Marrin, Mark Phythian


The Egyptian Intelligence Service: A History of the Mukhabarat, 1910-2009 (2011)

Owen L. Sirrs


East German Foreign Intelligence: Myth, Reality and Controversy (2011)

Edited by Kristie Macrakis, Thomas Wegener Friis, Helmut Müller-Enbergs


International Intelligence Cooperation and Accountability (2011)

Edited by Hans Born, Ian Leigh, Aidan Wills


The South African Intelligence Services: From Apartheid to Democracy, 1948-2005 (2012)

Kevin A. O'Brien


Intelligence Cooperation and the War on Terror: Anglo-American Security Relations after 9/11 (2012)

Adam D.M. Svendsen


Improving Intelligence Analysis: Bridging the Gap between Scholarship and Practice (2012)

Stephen Marrin


Russia and the Cult of State Security: The Chekist Tradition, From Lenin to Putin (2013)

Julie Fedor


The Ethics of Intelligence: A new framework (2014)

Ross W. Bellaby


The Future of Intelligence: Challenges in the 21st century (2014)

Edited by Isabelle Duyvesteyn, Ben de Jong, Joop van Reijn


Propaganda and Intelligence in the Cold War: The NATO information service (2014)

Linda Risso


Understanding the Intelligence Cycle (2014)

Edited by Mark Phythian


An International History of the Cuban Missile Crisis: A 50-year Retrospective (2014)

Edited by Christopher Andrew, Len Scott, David Gioe


Interrogation in War and Conflict: A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Analysis (2014)

Edited by Christopher Andrew and Simona Tobia




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