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Bielecki, Ed. "MASINT: The Oldest 'INT.'" INSCOM Journal, Oct.-Dec. 1997, 12-14.

Includes an outline of the INSCOM MASINT organization.

[MI/MASINT; GenPostwar/Issues/S&T][c]

Bienk, Dieter, and Christoph Nehrkorn. "Wideband Sensor Systems Revolutionise HF COMINT." Military Technology, May 1998, 19-23.

"The HF frequency band is employed by both military and civil organisations for strategic, operational and tactical radio communication.... Because of the significance of the transmitted information, this frequency range is of great importance for communications surveillance (COMINT) activities."


Bieler, Jacqueline. Out of Night and Fog: The Story of Major Guy Bieler. Ontario: CEF Books, 2008.

Clibbon, CBC News, 4 May 2010, notes that Gustave "Guy" Bieler was one of 25 Canadians recruited into SOE; only 10 survived. Bieler was captured and killed by the Nazis while working with the French Resistance. The author is Bieler's daughter.

[Canada/WWII; UK/WWII/Services/SOE]

Bierenbaum, William. Something for Everyone Is Not Enough. New York: Random House, 1971.

The author was one of the founders of the National Student Association.


Bigelow, Michael E. "The Apache Campaigns Under General Crook: A Historical Perspective on Low-Intensity Conflict." Military Intelligence 16, no. 3 (1990): 38-40.


Bigelow, Michael E. "Big Business: Intelligence in Patton's Third Army." Military Intelligence 18, no. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1992): 31-36.


Bigelow, Michael E. "Disaster along the Ch'ongch'on: Intelligence Breakdown in Korea." Military Intelligence 18, no. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1992): 11-16.


Bigelow, Michael E. "Eisenhower and Intelligence." Military Intelligence 17, no. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1991): 19-25.


Bigelow, Michael E. "The First Steps: Battalion S2s in World War I." Military Intelligence 18. no. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1992): 26-31.

[MI/Army/WWI; WWI/U.S.]

Bigelow, Michael E. "Intelligence in the Philippines." Military Intelligence 21, no. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1995): 36-40.

Maj. Gen. Charles Willoughby, as Southwest Pacific Area G2, "was always either impressively correct or hopelessly incorrect. Unfortunately, Willoughby was hopelessly incorrect during the Luzon campaign ... [when] the Sixth Army G2 [Col. Horton White] presented his commander a much more accurate enemy situation than Willoughby gave MacArthur."


Bigelow, Michael E. []

1. "A Solid Foundation." INSCOM Journal 30, no. 1 (Winter 2007): 4-7.

This is Part One of a multi-part history of INSCOM. It takes the organization from its formation in 1977 to the move to Fort Belvoir in 1989.

2. "The Next Chapter." INSCOM Journal 30, no. 2 (Spring 2007): 4-8.

This is Part Two of Bigelow's history of INSCOM. It focuses on the past 15 years -- from Just Cause to Desert Storm to the 9/11 terrorist attacks to the present.


Bigelow, Michael E. "Van Deman." Military Intelligence 16, no. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1990): 38-40.


Bilefsky, Dan, and Maia de la Baume. "French Police Storm Hostage Sites, Killing Gunmen," New York Times, 9 Jan. 2015. []

On 9 January 2015 the French police "killed the two brothers suspected of massacring 12 people at a Paris newspaper on [7 January 2015] and freed a hostage they had been holding unharmed.... The police also killed another hostage-taker," Amedy Coulibaly, "an associate of the brothers, in a separate assault on a kosher supermarket in Paris." According to a senior police official, "[t]hree hostages were killed and five injured at the market, although it was not immediately clear how many of those may have been shot in the final assault. Five hostages were reported to have been freed unharmed."

[France/10s; Terrorism/10s/15]

Bill, Alfred H. Rehersal for Conflict: The Story of Our War with Mexico. New York: Knopf, 1947.


Bill, James A. The Eagle and the Lion: The Tragedy of American-Iranian Relations. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1988.


Billauer, Barbara Pfeffer. "The Backstory to the Battle of Jericho: A Study of Espionage, Strategy, and Fear." Intelligencer 20, no. 1 (Spring-Summer 2013): 39-49.

An interesting, scholarly take on an old story. Was Rahab Joshua's mole?


Billigmeier, Scott D., and Edmund M. Glabus. "From World War II to Desert Storm:  Perspectives on Military Intelligence."  Officer Review, Jun. 1998, 2-5.


Bimfort, Martin T. "A Definition of Intelligence." Studies in Intelligence 2, no. 4 (Fall 1958): 75-78.

The author proposes the following: "Intelligence is the collecting and processing of that information about foreign countries and their agents which is needed by a government for its foreign policy and national security, the conduct of non-attributable activities abroad to facilitate the implementation of foreign policy, and the protection of both process and product, as well as persons and organizations concerned with these, against unauthorized disclosure."


Bimmerle, George. "'Truth' Drugs in Interrogation." Studies in Intelligence 5, no. 2 (Spring 1961): A1-A19. [Westerfield]


Binder, David. "New CIA Estimate Finds Soviets Seek Superiority in Arms." New York Times, 26 Dec. 1976, 14.

This article is the begin point of the political-side of the controversy that engulfed the CIA's Team A/Team B competitive analysis exercise. It was followed by a New York Times editorial ("Handicapping the Arms Race," 19 Jan. 1977, 34) accusing the Team B members of political motivation in making "worst case" assumptions about Soviet intentions.


Binder, David. "The Tormented Life and Death of a CIA Man." Look, 11 Jun. 1979, 6-12, 18, 20.

This article concerns the "mysterious" death of former CIA employee John Paisley.


Bines, Jeffrey. "The Establishment of the Polish Section of the SOE." In The Poles in Britain, 1940-2000: From Betrayal to Assimilation, ed. Peter D. Stachura, 21-32. London: Frank Cass, 2004.

[OtherCountries/Poland/WWII; UK/WWII/Services/SOE]

Bingham, Price T. [LTCOL/USAF (Ret.)] "Theater Warfare, Movement, and Airpower." Airpower Journal 12 (Summer 1998): 15-26.

"[D]evelopments in surveillance and battle management technologies have dramatically increased airpower's capabilities against armies. Thanks to these developments, airpower has the potential in many situations to be the nation's main instrument for defeating an enemy army."


Bingham, Woodbridge. "Historical Training and Military Intelligence." Pacific Historical Review 15 (Jun. 1946): 201-206. [Petersen]


 Binnendijk, Hans, et al. "The Virtual Border: Countering Seaborne Container Terrorism." Defense Horizons [Center for Technology and National Security Policy, National Defense University] 16 (Aug. 2002): 1-9.

The "magnitude and diversity" of the global trade and transportation "system coupled with the permeability of U.S. borders afford numerous avenues to attack American targets. Maritime commerce, and container shipping in particular, provides a highly attractive means not only of delivering weapons but also of smuggling terrorists themselves into the American homeland."


Binney, Marcus. Secret War Heroes: Men of the Special Operations Executive. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2005.

From publisher: "The author has undertaken ground-breaking research in previously classified Foreign Office files in order to write this book."


Binney, Marcus. The Women Who Lived for Danger: The Women Agents of SOE in the Second World War. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2002. The Women Who Lived for Danger: The Agents of the Special Operations Executive. New York: Morrow, 2003. New York: Harper, 2004. [pb]

According to Peake, Studies 47.1 (2003), the author "tells the story of ten SOE women who served behind enemy lines.... Some have had their stories told before, but recently released material from the British archives ... has added new details.... Binney includes chapters on training and agent life that provide essential background.... The stories are well told and worth reading." For Bath, NIPQ 20.1, the author gives "a factual and compelling picture" and "helps put in perspective some of the more romanticized accounts of agent activities" published earlier. King, NIPQ 22.4, adds that the book "provides valuable details to well-established histories of the SOE."

[UK/WWII/Services/SOE; Women/WWII/UK]

Binyon, Michael. [Times (London)]

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