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Dvornik, Francis. Origins of Intelligence Services: The Ancient Near East, Persia, Greece, Rome, Byzantium, the Arab Muslim Empires, the Mongol Empire, China, Muscovy. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1974.

Pforzheimer: "A unique work because of its total range over scholarly writings on these periods.... An essential work for those interested in the origins of intelligence services in ancient times."


Dwyer, John B. Scouts and Raiders: The Navy's First Special Warfare Commandos. New York: Praeger, 1993. [Gibish]


Dwyer, John B. Seaborne Deception: The History of U.S. Navy Beach Jumpers. New York: Praeger, 1992.

From publisher: "This book is the history of the highly trained officers and men who went by the cover name Beach Jumpers.... During World War II, their [deception] tactics were extremely successful in Sicily, Salerno, Southern France, and the Philippines. Beach Jumpers later served ashore and afloat in Vietnam. Their descendants, called Fleet Tactical Deception Groups, continue their important, highly classified work today."

[MI/Navy/SpecOps; Vietnam/Gen]

Dwyer, John B. "Secret Naval Raids in Korea." Military History 19, no. 5 (Dec. 2002): 66-72.

The CIA "sponsored a variety of activities during the Korean War, among which were behind-the-lines maritime operations. Yong Do Island, connected by a rugged isthmus to Pusan, served as the base for those operations, which were carried out by well-trained Korean guerrillas. The four principal American advisers responsible for the training and operational planning of those special missions were 'Dutch' Kramer, Tom Curtis, George Atcheson and Joe Pagnella. All of them had been processed through the CIA's front organization, Joint Advisory Commission, Korea (JACK), headquartered at Tongnae, a village near Pusan, on the peninsula's southeast coast."


Dwyer, T. Ryle. Behind the Green Curtain: Ireland's Phoney Neutrality during World War II. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, 2009.

Lynch, Sunday Business Post, 20 Sep. 2009, calls this a "brilliantly researched book." Nevertheless, "the sheer quantity of facts [Dwyer] crams in has a tendency to overwhelm the narrative, which can make this kind of history inaccessible to the general reader.As a work of scholarship, however, Behind the Green Curtain is nothing less than superb." For Myers, Irish Independent, 14 Oct. 2009, this is an "excellent and probably definitive account of Irish neutrality" during World War II. Dillon, History Ireland 18.2 (Mar.-Apr. 2010), says that this is "a good, clear account ... of a crucial point in Irish history."


Dwyer, T. Ryle.

1. Michael Collins: The Man Who Won the War. Chester Springs, PA: Dufour Editions, 1992.

Surveillant 2.5: "According to Dwyer, Collins coordinated the sweeping Sinn Fein election victory in 1918, organized the IRA, and set up the first Irish intelligence network."

2. "The Squad" and the Intelligence Operations of Michael Collins. Cork and Dublin: Mercier Press, 2005.


Dwyer, T. Ryle. "Why De Valera Got a Bum Rap on Being Pro-Nazi Because of U.S Ambassador." IrishCentral.com, 4 Nov. 2012. [http://www.irishcentral.com]

Although the title focuses on the hatred of De Valera by U.S. Envoy to Ireland David Gray (1940-1947), the intelligence aspects of this article involve the extensive cooperation of Irish security entities with OSS representatives, principally Ervin Ross "Spike" Marlin and after mid-1944 Edward Lawler.

[OtherCountries/Ireland/WWII; WWII/OSS/OtherOps]

Dycus, Stephen. "The Role of Military Intelligence in Homeland Security." Louisiana Law Review 64 (Summer 2004): 779-807.

[DHS/04; MI/Overviews]

Dycus, Stephen, Arthur L. Berney, William C. Banks, and Peter Raven-Hansen. National Security Law. 4th ed. New York: Aspen, 2006. 5th ed. New York: Aspen, 2011.

This is a law school casebook. The 4th edition was updated to include "[n]ew case studies of controversial initiatives like the Terrorist Surveillance Program, extraordinary rendition, and the Valerie Plame case."

[GenPostwar/NatSec/10s; Overviews/Legal/Gen]

Dyer, George B., and Charlotte L. Dyer. "The Beginnings of a United States Strategic Intelligence System in Latin America, 1809-1826." Military Affairs 14, no. 2 (1950): 65-83. [Petersen]


Dyer, George B., and Charlotte L. Dyer. "Century of Strategic Intelligence Reporting: Mexico, 1822-1919." Geographical Review 44 (Jan. 1954): 49- 69. [Petersen]


Dyer, Hugh. "Coping and Conformity in International Relations: Environmental Values in the Post-Cold War World." Journal of International Relations and Development 3, no. 1 (2000): 6-23.


Dykstra, Robert R., ed. "Intelligence and Security." Civil War History 10, no. 4 (Dec. 1964): Entire issue.


Dylan, Huw. "Britain and the Missile Gap: British Estimates on the Soviet Ballistic Missile Threat, 1957-61." Intelligence and National Security 23, no. 6 (Dec. 2008): 777-806.

"American estimates inflated a practically non-existent ICBM threat; British intelligence misunderstood the nature of the I/MRBM threat, but its assessment did not inflate or belittle the overall Soviet threat facing the UK."

[Analysis/Sov; UK/Postwar/Nukes]

Dylan, Huw. "The Joint Intelligence Bureau: (Not So) Secret Intelligence for the Post-War World." Intelligence and National Security 27, no. 1 (Feb. 2012): 27-45.

The JIB was folded into the Defence Intelligence Staff in 1964. Prior to that, its creation had been "an important step [in] the development of British intelligence, it was at the centre of a[] ... productive international network, and it produced analyses that directly influenced policy."


Dylan, Huw, and Martin S. Alexander, eds. "Special Issue on '100 Years of British Intelligence." Intelligence and National Security 27, no. 1 (Feb. 2012): entire issue.

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Dyson, John. Sink the Rainbow Warrior. London: Gollancz, 1986.


Dzhirkvelov, Ilya. Secret Servant: My Life with the KGB and the Soviet Elite. New York: Harper & Row, 1988. New York: Touchstone, 1989. [pb]

Dziak, John J.

1. Chekisty: A History of the KGB. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1988.

Cimbala, IJI&C 2.2 says this is "going to be the definitive study of the history of Soviet security services for some time. This book has many virtues." It is filled with "hard information" and historical "documentation is abundant."

2. "The Study of the Soviet Intelligence and Security System." In Comparing Foreign Intelligence: The U.S., the USSR, the U.K. & the Third World, ed. Roy Godson, 65-88. Washington, DC: Pergamon-Brassey's, 1988.

Wark, I&NS 4.1, finds that the usefulness of Dziak's focus on the Soviet Union as the "counterintelligence state" -- that is, on Soviet intelligence as "an instrument and shaper of the totalitarian state" -- "is undermined ... by [his] unwillingness to admit the validity of any other" approach.


Dziak, John J. "Reflections on the Counterintelligence State." In In the Name of Intelligence: Essays in Honor of Walter Pforzheimer, eds. Hayden B. Peake and Samuel Halpern, 261-276. Washington, DC: NIBC Press, 1994.


Dziak, John J. "Soviet Intelligence and Security Services in the 1980s: The Para-Military Dimension." Orbis (Winter 1981): 771-786.

Rocca and Dziak: "Analysis of the 'Spetsnaz' (Special Purpose Forces)."


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