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Kimche, Jon. Spying for Peace: General Guisan and Swiss Neutrality. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1961. New York: Roy, 1961.

Kimmel, Edward R. "Vendetta: The Department of Defense's Persecution of Pearl Harbor Commanders Rear Admiral Husband E. Kimmel, USN, and Major General Walter C. Short, USA." Naval Intelligence Professionals Quarterly 27, no. 2 (Jun. 2011): 35-46.

The author is Admiral Kimmel's son. He states: "I am pressing for the nomination to their highest held World War II ranks simply because I want to expunge government records of the sole remaining scintilla of evidence that the government continues to regard Admiral Kimmel and Gneral Short as solely responsible for the Pearl Harbor disaster."


Kimmel, Husband Edward. Admiral Kimmel's Story. Chicago: Regnery, 1955.

According to Sexton, Kimmel "[c]harges that the White House deliberately withheld MAGIC intercepts as part of a plot to lure the Japanese into making the first overt hostile move in the Pacific."


Kimmel, Thomas K., Jr., J.A. Williams, and Paul Glyn Williams. "The FBI's Role in the Pearl Harbor Attack." American Intelligence Journal 27, no. 1 (Fall 2009): 41-48.

The lead author is a former FBI agent and grandson of Adm. Husband E. Kimmel. He argues that FBI "Director Hoover, from a position of influence, shielded the FBI from blame [for the attack on Pearl Harbor] by hiding a number of its failures, some of them potentially pivotal."


Kimmel, Thomas K., Jr., and J. A. Williams. "Why Did the Attack on Pearl Harbor Occur? An Intelligence Failure? FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover Thought He Knew." Intelligencer 17, no. 1 (Winter-Spring 2009): 53-59.

The grandson of Admiral Kimmel offers up another tidbit -- an FBI memorandum concerning the breaking and handling of Japanese radio traffic -- in the ongoing debate about who knew what prior to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.


Kimmitt, Robert M. "Give Treasury Its Proper Role on the National Security Council." New York Times, 23 Jul. 2012. []

The author, "a former deputy Treasury secretary, under secretary of state, and ambassador to Germany, served on the National Security Council staff from 1976 to 1985." Here, he argues that the Treasury secretary should be made a statutory member of the NSC, rather than an invited attendee. "The concept of national security has broadened considerably since the N.S.C.'s early decades, elevating economic and financial issues to crucial elements to our nation's security, alongside the traditional diplomatic and military issues."


Kimura, Hiseo, as told to Scott Berry. Japanese Agent in Tibet: My Ten Years of Travel in Disguise. London: Serindia Publications, 1990.

Surveillant 2.4: Kimura was a 1940s agent for the Japanese and British. After 1950, he "worked for the US Gov't, monitoring daily Mongolian broadcasts from Moscow, Ulan Bator and Peking." Knaus, Orphans of the Cold War (1999), 330/fn.38 refers to Kimura as having "spent the war on a hapless intelligence mission for the Japanese military in the Ando region of northeastern Tibet. He reached Lhasa only after the war ended." See also, Berry, Monks, Spies and a Soldier of Fortune: The Japanese in Tibet (1995).


Kinch, Penelope. "The Iranian Crisis and the Dynamics of Advice and Intelligence in the Carter Administration." Journal of Intelligence History 6, no. 2 (Winter 2006-2007). []

From abstract: "[T]he lack of awareness and understanding of the developing situation in Iran between 1977-1979 demonstrates a breakdown in communication within the Carter Administration. This article examines the dynamics of the factions within Carter's advisory group which limited both the provision and the accuracy of information provided to the President, and the reactive nature of intelligence emanating from Iran which caused reporting to reflect rather than prescribe the foreign policy direction of the U.S."


Kinchen, Oscar A. Confederate Operations in Canada and the North: A Little-Known Phase of the American Civil War. North Quincy, MA: Christopher, 1970.


Kinder, Douglas C.

1. "Bureaucratic Cold Warrior: Harry J. Anslinger and Illicit Narcotics Traffic." Pacific Historical Review 50 (May 1981): 169- 191.

2. and William O. Walker, III. "Stable Force in a Storm: Harry J. Anslinger and United States Narcotic Foreign Policy, 1930-62." Journal of American History 72 (Mar. 1986): 98-127.


Kindsvater, Larry C. "The Need to Reorganize the Intelligence Community: A Senior Officer's Perspective." Studies in Intelligence 47, no. 1 (2003): 33-37.

The U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) "is not managed or organized to directly address national security missions and threats. The Community continues to have a 'stovepipe' collection focus.... No IC-wide operational organization exists to direct the collective activities of those stovepipe capabilities against specific national security missions.... To implement a new substantive mission focus, the IC needs to create Community-wide substantive analytic/collection centers."



Kingsbury, Alex. "Legendary Spy Charlie Allen Knows the CIA's Secrets." U.S. News & World Report, 23 Apr. 2009. []

This is a lengthy piece about Charlie Allen's 51 years in the intelligence business. The 74-year-old Allen officially retired from DHS on 21 April 2009.


Kingsley, F.A., ed. The Applications of Radar and Other Electronic Systems in the Royal Navy in World War II. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 1995.

From publisher: "This volume concentrates on specific applications of individual radar systems for Weapon control, Weapon direction, Action Information, and Fighter Direction. Also included is an account of the pioneering activities in the fields of electronic countermeasures against enemy systems, and of HF DF, ashore and afloat."


Kinnell, Susan K. Military History of the United States: An Annotated Bibliography. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1986.

Petersen finds "numerous intelligence entries" in this bibliography.


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