Bull, George G. "The Elicitation Interview." Studies in Intelligence 14, no. 2 (Fall 1970): 115-122. In Inside CIA's Private World: Declassified Articles from the Agency's Internal Journal, 1955-1992, ed. H. Bradford Westerfield, 63-69. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1995.

Elicitation seeks "to obtain information without giving the subject the feeling that he is being interrogated." The author interviewed West German scientists "in order to determine the nature and extent of their contacts behind the Iron Curtain." The purpose of his efforts was to identify individuals with some potential for being recruited as agents. The article discusses some "practical problems" attendant to these kinds of interviews.


Bull, Stephen, ed. The Secret Agent's Pocket Manual, 1939-1945. London: Conway, 2009.

From publisher: In World War II "clandestine warfare became a permanent part of the modern military and political scene.... [M]any of these hitherto secret techniques and pieces of equipment were put into print at the time and many examples are now becoming available. This manual brings together a selection of these dark arts and extraordinary objects and techniques in their original form, under one cover to build up an authentic picture of the Allied spy."


Bulloch, Chris. "View from the Top -- Intelligence Gathering from Aircraft and Spacecraft." Interavia 39 (Jan. 1984): 543-548. [Petersen]

[Recon/Planes & Sats/Arts]

Bulloch, Gavin [Brigadier/British Army (Ret.)]. "Military Doctrine and Counterinsurgency: A British Perspective." Parameters 26, no. 2 (Summer 1996): 4-16.

"There is a clear relationship between force applied in war and force applied during a counterinsurgency campaign. The doctrine of maneuver warfare also applies equally to both types of warfare. In both situations force has to be applied selectively and in a controlled and measured fashion. Physical destruction is a means and not an end in a counterinsurgency campaign; the doctrine seeks to contribute to creating the conditions for political success with less force, more quickly, and with reduced costs. The theory of maneuver warfare shares a common ancestry with some of the most successful insurgent strategies. The military planner who is fully educated into this doctrine is more likely to cope with the real and inherent complexities of a counterinsurgency campaign than those who remain unaware of the doctrine."

[MI/SpecOps/Counterinsurgency; UK/Postwar/Counterinsurgency]

Bulloch, James Dunwoody. The Secret Service of the Confederate States in Europe; or, How the Confederate Cruisers Were Equipped. New York: Putnam's, 1884. Reprinted in 2 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseleff, 1959.

"Bulloch, a former U.S. Navy officer, served as the Confederacy's naval agent in Europe during the war." Sayle, "Nuggets from Intelligence History," IJI&C 1.2 (1986), fn. 2.


Bullock, Joan G. "Intelligence Support of Military Operations: A Perspective." International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 4, no. 2 (Summer 1990): 181-198.


Bulloch, John. Akin to Treason. London: Arthur Barker, 1966.

Bulloch, John. M.I.5: The Origin and History of the British Counter-Espionage Service. London: Arthur Barker, 1963.

Bulloch, John, and Henry Miller. Spy Ring: The Full Story of the Naval Secrets Case. London: Secker & Warburg, 1961.

Bulzomi, Michael J. "Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act: Before and After the USA PATRIOT Act." FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin 72, no. 6 (Jun. 2003). [http://www.fbi.gov]

The USA PATRIOT Act "amends FISA so that intelligence officials may coordinate efforts with law enforcement officials to investigate or protect against attacks, terrorism, sabotage, or clandestine intelligence activities." Congress essentially "rejected the idea of having a 'wall' between foreign intelligence and law enforcement officials when the object of the investigation is to detect, prevent, or prosecute foreign intelligence crimes."


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