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Aan de Wiel, Jérôme.

Aarons, Mark. Sanctuary: Nazi Fugitives in Australia. Melbourne: Heinemann, 1989.

According to Cain, I&NS 6.1, "ASIO raised no objections" when Nazi war criminals and Nazi collaborators from Eastern Europe "applied for [Australian] citizenship and gave them security clearances in succeeding years.... Aarons discusses numerous cases where ASIO has been less than diligent in exposing the murderous backgrounds of these immigrants."


Aarons, Mark, and John Loftus. Unholy Trinity: How the Vatican's Nazi Networks Betrayed Western Intelligence to the Soviets. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991. 1993. [pb] Ratlines: How the Vatican's Nazi Networks Betrayed Western Intelligence to the Soviets. London: Heinemann, 1991. London: Mandarin, 1991. [pb]

According to Surveillant 1.6, the authors claim not just that there was an effort by the Vatican to smuggle Nazis out of Europe but that the effort was infiltrated by the KGB. NameBase says that the authors present "the most comprehensive account yet" of "the role of the Vatican 'Ratlines' in Nazi smuggling, and the involvement of Soviet intelligence in manipulating these events. Pope Pius XII and Giovanni Montini (later Pope Paul VI) were involved in a massive obstruction of justice, sheltered by U.S. intelligence officers who had plans to use ex-Nazis in the war against Communism."

McGinnis, Cryptolog 14.1, notes that the authors present a "largely revisionist view of history." Cain, I&NS 7.4, seems to buy into the authors' thesis that some of these Nazi survivors were "incorporat[ed] into US intelligence." Surveillant 2.2 notes that the "authors, somehow, tie Nixon and Bush in with the rescuing of fascist fugitives and war criminals."

Aaseng, Nathan. Navajo Code Talkers. New York: Walker, 1992. New York: Walker Childrens, 1994. [pb]

Amazon.com lists this 96-page book as for ages 10 and up.


Abbakumova, Natasha, and Andrew Higgins. "U.S. Weighed Spy Swap Well Before 'Sleeper' Agents Were Arrested." Washington Post, 9 Jul. 2010. [http://www. washingtonpost.com]

The four Russians released in the spy swap with Russia flew from Vienna to an RAF base in Oxfordshire, England, where two of them left the aircraft. A U.S. official identified the two as Sergei Skripal and Igor Sutyagin. Alexander Zaporozhsky and Gennady Vasilenko continued on to the United States. "A White House official said [on 9 July 2010] that the Obama administration began considering a possible spy swap as early as June 11, the date that President Obama was informed of the case.... The official ... said the United States provided the Russian government with the names of the four people it wanted released in exchange for the 10 agents."

See also, Karen DeYoung and Walter Pincus, "Four Spies Russia Freed Have Little in Common with Swap Counterparts," Washington Post, 9 Jul. 2010; and Scott Shane and Ellen Barry, "Intrigue and Ambiguity in Cases of 4 Russians Sent to West in Spy Swap," New York Times, 9 Jul. 2010.


Abbatt, William. The Crisis of the Revolution: Being the Story of Arnold and André; Now for the First Time Collected from all Sources, and Illustrated with Views of All Places Identified With It. New York: William Abbatt, 1899. Fleischmanns, NY: Harbor Hill Books, 1976.

Abbott, James P. "The Intelligence Puzzle Has Seven Pieces: The Essential Elements of Information." Army 7 (Aug. 1956): 48-49.

This is a discussion of intelligence at a time when it had much less visibility than today.

[MI/Army/To 90s]

Abbott, Roger S. "The Federal Loyalty Program: Background and Problems." American Political Science Review 42 (1948): 486-499.


Abbott, Sebastian. "The Outsourcing of U.S. Intelligence Analysis: Will It Make Us More or Less Safe?" Naval Intelligence Professionals Quarterly 23, no. 4 (Sep. 2007): 12-15.

Although the author does not really answer the question raised in his title, he has produced an interesting look at the current tidal wave of outsourcing activities previously reserved mostly for government workers. Abbott suggests that "the intelligence community itself is divided about outsourcing intelligence analysis. There are disputes over everything from cost to quality."


Abbott, Steve. "The Wizards of War." Soldier 36 (May 1981): 28-31

Calder: Profiles the Army's 11th Military Intelligence Battalion.


Abbott, Wilbur C. New York in the American Revolution. New York: Scribner's, 1929. New York: Haskell House, 1975.

Reviewed by Cowie, New England Quarterly 3.2 (Apr. 1930), 372-375.


Abedin, Mahan. "The Iranian Intelligence Services and the War on Terror." Terrorism Monitor (The Jamestown Foundation) 2, no. 10 (20 May 2004): 1-3.


Abel, David, and Jim Newman.  "Information Warfare No Longer Just Defense."  Defense Week, 19 Jul. 1999, 8-9.


Abel, Elie. The Missile Crisis. Philadelphia, PA: Lippencott, 1966. New York: Bantam, 1966. [pb]

This was one of the earliest day-by-day accounts of the Cuban missile crisis. Its details have long been superseded by works with a stronger documentary base, but it enjoyed a few moments of relatively positive attention. Quigley, Washington Sunday Star, 20 Dec. 1966, called it a "taut, vivid" book, the "brevity and sustained interest" of which "almost demands that it be read in a single sitting." But, as the reviewer notes, Abel "has almost nothing to say about the Russian side, and has little about [the U.S.] side outside the small circle of the Executive Committee itself."


Aberbach, Joel D.

1. "Changes in Congressional Oversight." American Behavioral Scientist 22 (May-Jun. 1979): 493-515. [Calder]

2. "The Congressional Committee Intelligence System: Information, Oversight and Change." Congress and the Presidency 14, no. 1 (Spring 1987): 51-76.


Abernathy, Thomas Perkins. The Burr Conspiracy. New York: Oxford, 1954. Gloucester, MA: Peter Smith, 1968.


Abernathy, Thomas P. "The Commercial Activities of Silas Deane in France." American Historical Review 39 (Apr. 1934): 477-485. [Petersen]

Ablett, Charles B.

1. "Electronic Warfare: A Modern Weapons System." Military Review 46, no. 11 (Nov. 1966): 3-11.

2. "Shoot What? Shoot Where?" Military Review 44, no. 2 (1964): 48-57. [Petersen]


Aboul-Enein, Youssef H. "The Yom Kippur War: Indications and Warnings." Military Review 83 (Jan.-Feb. 2003): 52-54.


Aboul-Enein, Youssef, and Basil Aboul-Enein. The Secret War for the Middle East: The Influence of Axis and Allied Intelligence Operations during World War II. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2013.

Peake, Studies 58.2 (Jun. 2014), finds that the authors emphasize "competing Axis and Allied intelligence operations during WW II, which sought to influence, if not control, the military and economic forces in the region." They "examine the effects on operations of anticolonialism and Arab nationalism, which were expediently pro-Nazi, even as wartime conditions required nominal cooperation with the Allies.... Unfortunately, the book is chronologically choppy and semantically awkward -- badly in need of a good editor."


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