Jam - Jan


James, Coy Hilton. Silas Deane -- Patriot or Traitor? East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 1975.

Constantinides comments that James' "conclusion that Deane was not in the pay of the British while he was serving as a commissioner in France during the American Revolution is supported by most scholars."


James, Malcolm. Born of the Desert: With the SAS in North Africa. London: Greenhill Books. 2001.

From publisher: "The Special Air Service ... utilized the endless expanse of the desert to carry out surprise attacks and hit and run raids behind the Afrika Korps' lines."

[UK/WWII/NAfME & Services/SAS]

James, M.E. Clifton. I Was Monty's Double. London & New York: Rider, 1954.

According to Constantinides, James' role was "only one small segment of the [Bodyguard] overall deception plan.... Nevertheless,... the fact that the scheme was a rare example of a human decoy operation in support of a strategic deception plan lend[s] the book special interest."


James, William M. [Admiral Sir] The Eyes of the Navy: A Biographical Study of Admiral Sir Reginald Hall. London: Methuen, 1956. The Code Breakers of Room 40: The Story of Admiral Sir Reginald Hall, Genius of British Counterintelligence. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1956.

Jamjoom, Mohammed. "Source: 'Massive and Unprecedented' Attack Targets al Qaeda in Yemen." CNN, 21 Apr. 2014. [http://www.cnn.com]

According to a high-level Yemeni government official, a "massive and unprecedented" operation targeting al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is under way in Yemen. "The ongoing operation included a [20 April 2014] night ambush in which Yemeni special forces killed militants believed to be high-value targets" in AQAP. "Also [on 20 April], suspected U.S. drone strikes targeted al Qaeda fighters in Yemen for the second time in two days, killing at least a dozen [including "foreign nationals"], the government official said.... The high-level Yemeni government official said [the 20 April] raid was a joint U.S.-Yemeni operation."

Associated Press, 21 Apr. 2014, adds the 20 and 21 April attacks "Yemeni forces, reportedly backed by U.S. drone strikes," were on "a major base of the terror group hidden in the remote southern mountains.... The sprawling base was a rare instance of a permanent infrastructure set up by [AQAP] in the country.... Built over the past months, it includes a training ground, storehouses for weapons and food and vehicles used by the group to launch attacks," Yemeni security officials said.

Mohammed Jamjoom and Barbara Starr, "Official: Extensive U.S. Involvement in Anti-terror Operation in Yemen," CNN, 22 Apr. 2014, quote a U.S. official as stating that "[t]he United States offered extensive assistance beyond drone strikes during a massive anti-terror operation in Yemen, including flying Yemeni commandos to a site where they killed scores of suspected al Qaeda members.... The U.S. official would not specify whether the American personnel involved were among the U.S. military's special forces, worked for the CIA or were contractors."

[CIA/10s/14; Terrorism/10s/14]

Jane's Information Group. Jane's World Insurgency and Terrorism. Surrey, UK, and Alexandria, VA: Jane's Information Group, 2003.

This database on worldwide terrorist groups is updated three times a year. Available on-line, as a CD, and in softcover.


Janke, Peter, with Richard Sim. Guerrilla and Terrorist Organisations: A World Directory and Bibliography. New York: Macmillan, 1983.


Janofsky, Michael. "Intelligence to Be Shared, Ridge Tells Governors." New York Times, 19 Aug. 2003. [http://www.nytimes.com]

Speaking at a meeting of the National Governors Association on 18 August 2003, Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge told the governors that "his department was taking added steps to make sure they are given all necessary intelligence to respond quickly to a terrorist attack or the threat of one.... Ridge said that in addition to the governors, five senior officials in each state would be given top-secret security clearances to receive classified information, and when the color-coded terror alert changed, governors would get any information federal intelligence agencies have on specific targets."


Jansen, Marc, and Ben de Jong. "Stalin's Hand in Rotterdam: The Murder of the Ukrainian Nationalist Yevhen Konovalets in May 1938." Intelligence and National Security 9, no. 4 (Oct. 1994): 676-694.

The hit on Konovalets was by Pavel Sudoplatov. See section on Sudaplatov in "Russia: Intelligence Memoirs" file.


Jansen, Marc, and Nikita Petrov.  Stalin's Loyal Executioner:  People's Commissar Nikolai Ezhov 1895-1940. Stanford, CA:  Hoover Institution Press, 2002. 

Peake, Studies 47.2 (2003), notes that Yezhov headed the NKVD during the Red Terror of 1937-1938. When that murderous period was finished, "Stalin's loyal executioner" was shot. The authors "have filled in some of the gaps in the case of the man called the 'bloodthirsty dwarf.'" See also, J. Arch Getty and Oleg V. Naumov, Yezhov: The Rise of Stalin's "Iron Fist" (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2008).


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