Babcock, Charles R., and Jo Becker. "Ex-CIA Official Defends Ties With Contractor." Washington Post, 11 May 2006, A8. [http://www.washingtonpost.com]
"Kyle 'Dusty' Foggo, who resigned this week as the No. 3 official in the CIA, [on 10 May 2006] denied through his lawyer any improper relationship with Brent R. Wilkes, a defense contractor at the center of a congressional bribery scandal. The FBI and the CIA's inspector general have been investigating whether Foggo steered contracts to Wilkes while he served in Frankfurt, Germany, in the years before being named the agency's executive director in late 2004." See Mark Mazzetti and David Johnston, "C.I.A. Aide's House and Office Searched," New York Times, 13 May 2006.
Babcock, Fenton. "Assessing DDO Human Source Reports." Studies in Intelligence 22, no. 3 (Fall 1978): 51-57. In Inside CIA's Private World: Declassified Articles from the Agency's Internal Journal, 1955-1992, ed. H. Bradford Westerfield, 194-203. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1995.
Babcock's focus is on the "systematic collection of consumer feedback" by the DDO's Evaluation Group, "a direct staff element of the Deputy Director for Operations."
Westerfield's headnote in the Yale collection, "In this article, the Directorate of Operations pats itself on the back...," may be off the mark, Babcock may have been writing from the vantage point of the Intelligence Community Staff, not the DO.
Babcock, James H. "Intelligence and National Security." Signal 33, no. 3 (Mar. 1978): 16-18, 20.
Babcock, James H., and Peter Oleson. "Intelligence Concerns for the 1990s." Signal 43 (Jun. 1989): 147-156.
Seeks to project what the 1990s might entail from an intelligence standpoint.
Babington, Charles [Washington Post].
Babington-Smith, Constance. Air Spy: The Story of Photo Intelligence in World War II. New York: Harper, 1957. Evidence in Camera. London: Chatto & Windus, 1958.
W.W. Rostow, "The Beginnings of Air Targeting," Studies in Intelligence 7, no. 1 (Winter 1963): A1-A24, A12, comments that "[i]ntelligence on the [German] aircraft industry was sharpened and infused with a special vitality by the fact that photographic interpretation both of aircraft types and of the aircraft industry was in the hands of Flight Officer Constance Babbington-Smith at the Central Interpretation Unit. From 1941 to the end of the war she brought craftsmanship, enthusiasm, and a creative imagination to the analysis."
Chambers notes that Air Spy represents the "memoirs of a photointerpreter who made valuable contributions in watching the development of the V-weapons." To Constantinides, the subject matter covered is not as broad as the subtitle implies; rather, the work is a "history of Allied photo reconnaissance and interpretation in Europe and the Mediterranean, largely from the British vantage point." Pforzheimer evaluates the book as "[v]aluable for readers interested in this subject and period."
Bacastow, Todd S., and Dennis Bellaflore. "Redefining Geospatial Intelligence." American Intelligence Journal 27, no. 1 (Fall 2009): 38-40.
Two professors from Penn State University offer up a new definition to underpin the development of a Geospatial Intelligence program.
Bacevich, Andrew J., ed. The Long War: A New History of U.S. National Security Policy Since World War II. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007.
Halcrow, Proceedings 133.11 (Nov. 2007), calls this work "a remarkable collection of 12 essays ... by the foremost scholars in their field." More negatively, Schifferle, Military Review (May-Jun. 2008), says that The Long War "mainly reprises old ideas and posits conventional partisan disagreements with Bush administration polices in Iraq and in the War on Terror." In addition, the quality of the essays is "extremely uneven"; and this unevenness "keeps this book from being really useful as a source" for anyone interested in these subjects.
[GenPostwar/ColdWar & NatSec/00s]
Bacevich, Andrew J., and Eliot A. Cohen, eds. War Over Kosovo. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001.
For a discussion of some of the items in this edited work, see Biddle, FA 81.3 (May-Jun. 2002).
Bachrach, Deborah. Pearl Harbor: Opposing Viewpoints. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven, 1989.
Background. Editors. "The New Intelligence Requirements: Proceedings and Papers." 9, no. 3 (1965): 171-259. [Petersen]
Backscheider, Paula R. "Daniel Defoe and Early Modern Intelligence." Intelligence and National Security 11, no. 1 (Jan. 1996): 1-21.
Defoe "extended the possibilities of counter-insurgency, invented practices that survive to the present day, and earned the reputation of master spy." He was successful as both an intelligence collector and an agent of influence, but "it was as a propagandist that Defoe was most useful and his contributions to the art of intelligence most original."
Baclawski, Joseph A. "A Basic Intelligence Need: The Best Map of Moscow." Studies in Intelligence (1997): 111-114.
"This is the story of how the CIA developed [the best unclassified general reference] map [of Moscow] to fill a basic intelligence gap."
Bacon, Donald J. [MAJ/USAF] Second World War Deception: Lessons Learned for Todays Joint Planner. Wright Flyer Paper No.5. Maxwell Air Force Base, AL: Air Command and Staff College, 1998.
According to Whaley, Bibliography of Counterdeception (2006), the author focuses on six World War II deception cases -- 3 British and 3 Soviet.
Bacon, John. "The French Connection Revisited." International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 4, no. 4 (Winter 1990): 507-523.
The focus here is on Project Pilot, an inter-agency (Customs, Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs [BNDD], and CIA) analysis group formed in 1972 and headed by Bacon. The idea was to engage in extensive and intensive file research at BNDD to find "the key to solving the riddle of the French Connection." The project was closed down for lack of internal support. Bacon is convinced an early opportunity to attack the drug trade was missed.
Baden-Powell, Dorothy. Operation Jupiter: SOE's Secret War in Norway. London: Hale, 1982.
Baden-Powell, Dorothy. Pimpernel Gold: How Norway Foiled the Nazis. New York: St. Martin's, 1978.
Baden-Powell, Dorothy. They Also Serve: An SOE Agent in the WRNS. London: Hale, 2004.
From publisher: This is an "account of one woman's experiences during World War II within the Special Operations Executive and the WRNS [Women's Royal Naval Service]. At the Scandinavian Section of the SOE, Dorothy Baden-Powell was engaged in sending Norwegian saboteurs into occupied Norway and debriefing them on their return to London. After spending a year and a half with the SOE,... she was given an assignment in the WRNS to try to break a ring of enemy spies."
1. "Adventures as a Spy." Everybody's 32 (Feb. 1915): 184-192. [Calder]
2. My Adventures as a Spy. London: 1915. Mineola, NY: Dover, 2011. [pb]
[UK/Historical & Memoirs/PreWWII]
Badey, Thomas J. "Nuclear Terrorism: Actor-Based Threat Assessment." Intelligence and National Security 16, no. 2 (Summer 2001): 39-54.
"[A]nti-proliferation initiatives have a limited impact on the illegal flow of nuclear materials and are not likely to prevent the acquisition of nuclear materials by non-state actors.... [T]he primary threat of nuclear terrorism stems not from the availability of the materials but from the potential willingness of some groups to acquire [and use] them."
Badgley, Kerry. "Researchers and Canada's Public Archives: Gaining Access to the Security Collections." In Whose National Security? Canadian State Surveillance and the Creation of Enemies, eds. Gary Kinsman, Dieter K. Buse, and Mercedes Steedman, 223-228. Toronto : Between the Lines, 2000.
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