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Briscoe, Charles H., et al. All Roads Lead to Baghdad: Army Special Operations Forces in Iraq. Fort Bragg, NC: USASOC History Office, 2006.

Dugat, Air & Space Power Journal 21.4 (Winter 2007), calls this "an eye-opening account" of Operation Iraqi Freedom. This is "a superb picture of th[e] war and its aftermath.... Written chronologically, the study covers details down to the hour when the planning stage began.... Some portions seem repetitive, however, and several times the authors' clear recounting of operations makes the summaries unnecessary."

[MI/Ops/00s/Iraq/Books; MI/SpecOps/00s]

Briscoe, C. H. "Coalition Humanitarian Liaison Cells and PSYOP (Psychological Operations) Teams in Afghanistan." Special Warfare 15 (Sep. 2002): 36-38.

[MI/Ops/Afgh; MI/SpecOps/00s]

Brissaud, André. Tr. & ed. Ian Colvin. Canaris: The Biography of Admiral Canaris, Chief of German Military Intelligence in the Second World War. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1970. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1974.

To Constantinides, this is "a fairly well-researched biography," but he notes that the emphasis is on Canaris's attitude toward the Nazi state rather than his intelligence accomplishments and failures. In addition, the "final and exact picture of Canaris's opposition role is still to be drawn and is not to be found in this work." Pforzheimer states Brissaud's conclusion thusly: Canaris "was neither a traitor to Germany nor a British agent. Rather, he was an intellectual who deplored Nazi excesses and, thus, occasionally assisted the Allied war effort."


Brissaud, André. The Nazi Secret Police. New York: Norton, 1974. London: Bodley Head, 1974.

Bristow, Desmond, and Bill Bristow. A Game of Moles: The Deceptions of an MI6 Officer. Boston & London: Little, Brown, 1993.

Broad, William J. [New York Times]

Broadus, James M., and R.V. Vartanov. "The Oceans and Environmental Security." Oceanus 34, no. 2 (1991): 14-19.


Brock, David. "Spies Are Back in U.S. Arsenal." Insight, 23 Jun. 1986, 6-15. [Petersen]


Brock, Tony [LT/USN]. "Special Operations Require Special Intelligence Officers." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 125, no.12 (Dec. 1999): 71-73.

"[T]he intelligence billets within the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community are manned today by a passing parade of new officers who, regardless of rank, lack formal training and experience in special operations."

[MI/Navy/90s; MI/SpecOps]

Brockmiller, John. "Psywar in Intelligence Operations." Studies in Intelligence 5, no. 3 (Summer 1961): 49-55.

"The intelligence operator, whether collector or analyst, in any Western nation engaged in a defense effort against the Sino-Soviet bloc and the world Communist movement has at least four major reasons to take an active interest in psychological warfare."


Broda, Paul. Scientist Spies: A Memoir of My Three Parents and the Atom Bomb. Leicester, UK: Troubaor, 2011.

The author's mother, Hilde Broda, was married to Austrian physicist Engelbert Broda and British physicist Alan Nunn May, both of whom were Soviet spies in U.S.-British atomic bomb research. According to Peake, Studies 55.4 (Dec. 2011) and Intelligencer 19.1 (Winter-Spring 2012), the author "presents a sympathetic account of life in the 1930s when communism was popular. He makes clear that his fathers never changed their political views but does not explain how they rationalized their beliefs while remaining in the West. Scientist Spies fills another niche in the story of the atomic spies so captivated by communism that they betrayed their country and never came to regret it."


Broder, John M. "Official Overseeing Security Contractors Resigns." New York Times, 24 Oct. 2007. []

On 24 October 2007, Richard J. Griffin, director of the State Department's Diplomatic Security Service, submitted his resignation effective 1 November 2007. Griffin "faced stiff criticism from Congress over his handling" of a 16 September 2007 shooting episode involving the private security firm Blackwater USA "that left 17 Iraqis dead and other acts of violence by the State Department's security guards."


Broder, John M. "President's Sober Response Assures Public of Security Measures." New York Times, 26 May 1999. []


Brodeur, Jean-Paul. "The Globalisation of Security and Intelligence Agencies: A Report on the Canadian Intelligence Community." In Democracy, Law and Security: Internal Security Services in Contemporary Europe, eds. Jean-Paul Brodeur, Peter Gill, and Dennis Töllborg, 210-261. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2003.


Brodeur, Jean-Paul, and Nicolas Dupeyron. "Democracy and Secrecy: The French Intelligence Community." In Democracy, Law and Security: Internal Security Services in Contemporary Europe, eds. Jean-Paul Brodeur, Peter Gill, and Dennis Tollborg, 19-23. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2003.


Brodeur, Jean-Paul, Peter Gill, and Dennis Töllborg, eds. Democracy, Law and Security:  Internal Security Services in Contemporary Europe.  New York:  Columbia University Press, 2003. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003.

Peake, Studies 47.3 (2003), notes that this work is "drawn from papers presented at two symposia in Gothenburg, Sweden, that compare intelligence services in 10 countries:  Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.  The various chapters look at historical, organizational, and political differences.... In most cases, very little has been published in English about the services discussed, and that enhances the book's importance.  For students of intelligence, and especially counterintelligence, this is a very worthwhile contribution."

For Henderson, IJI&C 17.3, this work "provides useful background reference material on several less well-known European domestic security systems." However, "the index and bibliography ... are generally weak"; and the "collection lacks, except for Spain, organizational charts for the various national communities and individual services."

[Canada/00s; France/Overviews; Germany/00s; OtherCountries/Belgium, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland/PostCW, Spain/Gen, Sweden; UK/Overviews/00s]

Brody, Richard. "The Limits of Warning." Washington Quarterly 6, no. 3 (Summer 1983): 40-48.


Bronk, Chris. "Treasure Trove or Trouble: Cyber-Enabled Intelligence and International Politics." American Intelligence Journal 28, no. 2 (2010): 26-30.

"As copying digital information is an exercise of relative ease, and network penetration remains possible despite the best efforts of some in government and a still-growing information security industry, the theft of digital data will likely continue to be a growth area."


Bronskill, Jim. "Canadian Agency Tracks Money Given to Islamic Militants." Canadian Press, 19 Oct. 2014. []

According to Director Gerald Cossette, Canada's financial intelligence agency, the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FinTRAC), "is actively helping police and spies follow the money flowing into the coffers of Islamic extremists fighting overseas.... The centre zeroes in on cash linked to terrorism, money laundering and other crimes by sifting through data from banks, insurance companies, securities dealers, money service businesses, real estate brokers, casinos and others."

[Canada/10s; Terrorism/10s/Gen]

Bronskill, Jim, and Mike Trickey. "Russian Spy Has Defected to Canada." National Post, 9 Mar. 2001. []

A Canadian Foreign Affairs spokesman confirmed on 8 March 2001 that Evgeny Toropov, security officer at the Russian embassy in Ottawa, had defected to Canada.

[Canada; Russia]

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