Kroger, Charles A., Jr. "ELINT: A Scientific Intelligence System." Studies in Intelligence 2, no. 1 (Winter 1958): 71-83.
"This primer on ELINT (electronic intelligence) ... provides a brief history of the field as well as a good explanation of what it is and how it works. Includes a brief description of CIA's (and the DO's) role in ELINT."
[CIA/Components/DO & DS&T; GenPostwar/Issues/S&T/To70]
Kronenbitter, Rita T.
Kronenwetter, Michael. Covert Action. London: Franklin Watts, 1991.
Surveillant 1.5: This is an "even-handed, fact-filled review of the origin and history of covert action by the United States.... For Grades 9-12, young readers, but packed with enough facts to interest adults."
Kronenwetter, Michael. Terrorism: A Guide to Events and Documents. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2004.
Mulloy, H-Amstdy, H-Net Reviews, Mar. 2006 [http://www.h-net.org], notes that this is an "introductory work"; its "chapters are short, broadly informative, and the writing clear and accessible." However, despite the author's "repeated emphasis on the importance of understanding the specific context and circumstances that produce terrorism, one finds very little of the necessary social, political, and economic background one needs to understand its history.... Kronenwetter's preference for narrative detail over analysis and explanation leaves one largely [to] one's own devices in assessing what is important and what is not in the events being discussed."
Krop, Pascal. Les Secrets de l'espionnage français de 1870 à nos jours. Paris: J.C. Lattes, 1993.
Morris, I&NS 10.4, calls this a "great slab of a book" that "does not ... analyse the structures of the French intelligence services, or describe their changing relationships with the military and political authorities in France." The title "indicates the tone of the book, which is inside-doper,... and the latter part of the book is full of the sound of scores being settled.... Yet there is much to enjoy in Krop's wide-ranging survey.... The author ... has an impressive familiarity with the mass of memoirs and tales of the French secret services."
Kross, Peter. "The CIA Mounted an Ambitious Tunnel-digging Operation in 1954 to Tap into Russian Communications Lines Beneath Berlin." Military Heritage 14, no. 6 (2013): 12-15.
A brief and general retelling of the story of the Berlin Tunnel.
Kross, Peter. "George Washington: America's First Spymaster." Military Intelligence, Jan.-Mar. 1991, 6-8.
Kross, Peter. "Oleg Penkovsky Provided Some of the Most Vital Intelligence of the Cold War --Until the Soviets Found Out." Military History 20, no. 5 (Dec. 2003): 10-13.
Kross supplies a brief look at Penkovsky and his contribution to Western security.
Kross, Peter. Tales from Langley: The CIA from Truman to Obama. Kempton, IL: Adventures Unlimited Press, 2014.
Peake, Studies 58.4 (Dec. 2014), finds that the stories here "are a murky mix of fact and error. The latter dominate." This book "is a scholarly disaster. It might have been a worthwhile summary of espionage cases had basic fact-checking been done."
Krotkov, Yuri. I Am from Moscow. New York: Dutton, 1967.
Wilcox: "Author was a KGB agent who defected to the British in 1963." He claimed to be "the KGB agent who recruited Wilfred Burchett."
Krueger, Alan B. What Makes a Terrorist: Economics and the Roots of Terrorism. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007.
Goodwin, Perspectives in Politics 6.4 (Dec. 2008), calls this "a smart, concise, and accessible book." Nevertheless, the author "probably goes too far when he claims that 'most terrorist organizations are composed of people drawn from the elites.'" (p. 44)
Krueger, Alan, and David Laitin. "Misunderstanding Terrorism." Foreign Affairs 83, no. 5 (Sep.-Oct. 2004): 8-13.
Krueger, T.A. "The New Left Revisionists and Their Critics." Reviews in American History, Dec. 1973, 463-466.
Kruger, Henrik. The Great Heroin Coup: Drugs, Intelligence, and International Fascism. Chicago: South End Press, 1980.
Wilcox: "Leftist conspiracy theory involving CIA, narcotics."
Kruglak, Theodore E. The Two Faces of TASS. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1962.
Wilcox: "Critical study of TASS, the Soviet news & propaganda machine."
Krygiel, Annette J. [D/CIO]
1. "The Central Imagery Office." American Intelligence Journal 15, no. 2 (Autumn-Winter 1994): 68-71.
"Today's [imagery] systems are fragmented and do not form a coherent, responsive, flexible, efficient and effective system to serve the needs of all imagery users." The goal is "a consumer-driven corporate structure with integrated global communications and delivery systems."
2. "The US Imagery System: Accelerated Architecture Acquisition Initiative." American Intelligence Journal 16, no. 2/3 (Autumn-Winter 1995): 41-46.
The author discusses the Accelerated Architecture Acquisition Initiative (A3I) and Pilot A3I, designed to enhance support to consumers with imagery products.
3. "Networks Enhance Tactical Warrior's Imagery Support." Signal, May 1996, 65 ff. [http://www.afcea.org/signal/]
Kuhn, Ferdinand. The Story of the Secret Service. New York: Random House, 1957.
Kugler, Richard L. Commitment to Purpose: How Alliance Partnership Won the Cold War. Santa Monica, CA: Rand, 1994.
Cohen, FA 73.6: (Nov.-Dec. 1994): This is a "serious and detailed history of NATO." The author is "very much a NATO traditionalist and argues that a deteriorating situation in Europe necessitates an expansion of the alliance, in terms of both membership and missions."
Kullback, Solomon. Statistical Methods in Cryptanalysis. Laguna Hills, CA: Aegean Park Press, 1976.
Petersen: "Written for the Signal Intelligence Service in 1938."
Kumar, Satish. CIA and the Third World: A Study in Crypto-Diplomacy. London: Zed, 1981.
Wilcox: "Critical account of CIA activities in the Third World."
Kumar, Uday. Intelligence Tradecraft: An Art of Trapping the Enemy. [?:] Lucky International, 2013.
Peake, Studies 58.1 (Mar. 2014), says the author "does not provide sources notes, and his bibliography contains mainly Western references, some very outdated. And while Intelligence Tradecraft is in need of a good copy editor, it nevertheless gives a look at how intelligence is taught to India's paramilitary forces."
Kunz, Diane B. The Economic Diplomacy of the Suez Crisis. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1991.
Aldrich, I&NS 9.3: "Although somewhat exaggerating the role of economics in the Suez crisis,... this is a valuable study." But it has nothing on economic intelligence.
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