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New: The Journal of Intelligence History Vol. 14, Issue 1, 2015

The new issue of the Journal of Intelligence History is published. Have a quick look at the table of contents: Operation TIGRESS: deception for counterintelligence and Britain’s 1952 atomic test (by Huw Dylan) Intelligence and disinformation in World War II and the early Cold War 1943–48: Stachowiak alias Drauschke alias Donoa, his intelligence activities in Sweden and…

Call for Papers: Intelligence and Technology

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The historical development of intelligence is closely related to the techniques and technologies used in the process of collection, storage, use, processing and delivery of information and intelligence. At the same time, the development of new technologies revolutionized warfare, crisis management and diplomacy. In the past, security and warfare aimed for victory in the physical…

Coming soon: The new Journal of Intelligence History (Vol. 13, No. 2, 2014)

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The new issue of the Journal of Intelligence History will be published soon. Have a quick look at the table of contents: German and Soviet intelligence activities in Sweden in 1944: Voldemar Blankenfelds and the deportation of Baron Bernd von Gossler (by Johan Matz) The surveillance of friends: MI5 and friendly aliens during the Second World War…

Annual Conference 2014, 2-4 May, Tutzing: Intelligence, Democracy and Transparency

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The IIHA is glad to invite you to its 20th Annual Conference which takes place at the Academy for Civic Education in Tutzing on May 2-4, 2014. Please find the conference program and further details below. The registration deadline is April 25, 2014. *** Intelligence, Democracy and Transparency: No Room for Secret Intelligence?   2014…

New: The Journal of Intelligence History (Vol. 13, No. 1, 2014)

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A new issue of the Journal of Intelligence History has just been published. Here you can have a quick look at the table of contents: Articles: Intelligence shocks, media coverage, and congressional accountability, 1947–2012 (by Loch K. Johnson) Spies and diplomats in Bismarck’s Germany: collaboration between military intelligence and the Foreign Office, 1871–1881 (by James Stone)…

Call for Papers: Intelligence Services and Democracy

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Intelligence services and their activities present unique challenges for democracies all over the world: on the one hand, these services serve a key role in national security and foreign policy and provide decision-makers with crucial information and assessments, while on the other hand, clandestine intelligence means and methods as well as the wide investigative and…

Welcome to the IIHA

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Founded in 1993, the International Intelligence History Association (IIHA) was founded to promote scholarly research on intelligence organisations and their impact on historical development and international relations. After 20 years the IIHA today is a well-established association with members from all over the world. The annual conferences provide a forum for academic exchange and the…