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Monje, Scott C. The Central Intelligence Agency: A Documentary History. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2008.

Peake, Studies 53.3 (Sep. 2009) and Intelligencer 17.2 (Fall 2009), comments that "[w]hile this book [of selected documents] is anything but a CIA history, it does reproduce some informative documents that may be of interest to scholars."


Monod, David. "'He Is a Cripple an' Needs My Love': Porgy and Bess as Cold War Propaganda." Intelligence and National Security 18, no. 2 (Summer 2003): 300-312.

"[P]erformance art was employed as a form of Cold War propaganda without there being clear agreement on the point of sending it abroad or understanding of the complexity involved in presenting and receiving foreign cultural products."


Montagnon, Pierre. Les maquis de la Libération, 1942-1944. Paris: Pygmalion, 2000.


Montagu, Ewen E.S. Beyond Top Secret Ultra. New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1978. London: P. Davies, 1977.

Pforzheimer notes that Montagu was the Naval Intelligence member of the XX Committee. In particular, he handled the Ultra and Abwehr traffic pertaining to naval deception and intelligence activities within the Committee. He was also the case officer for Operation Mincemeat (see his The Man Who Never Was). "These memoirs are highly authoritative, as well as a charming and well-written contribution to the literature of intelligence." Constantinides calls the book an "outstanding memoir of intelligence" in which there are "many items and anecdotes to delight or to enlighten." However, he finds the chapter on Mincemeat "disappointing in that it contributes nothing new."

Montagu, Ewen E.S. The Man Who Never Was. London: Evans, 1953. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1954. Rev. ed., 1967. [pb] New York: Bantam, 1964. [pb] With a new introduction by Alan Stripp. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2001.

Clark comment: The author, who was in charge of the operation, tells the story of Operation Mincemeat, the British deception operation that preceded the Allied invasion of Sicily in 1943. Stripp's introduction to the 1996 edition seeks to place the operation into the broader context of World War II. Commenting on earlier editions, Pforzheimer sees The Man Who Never Was as an "excellent example of applied cover and deception," while Constantinides suggests that the author "has not told everything or given all details" about Mincemeat.


Montague, Ludwell Lee. General Walter Bedell Smith as Director of Central Intelligence, October 1950-February 1953. University Park, PA: Penn State Press, 1992.

Click for reviews of Montague's book and that of Arthur B. Darling, covering the period to 1950.

[CIA/40s/Montague & DCIs/ThruSmith][c]

Montague, Ludwell Lee. "The Origins of National Intelligence Estimating." Studies in Intelligence 16, no. 2 (Spring 1972): 63-70.

Text of speech on 11 May 1971 to the Intelligence Forum. As Montague states, he "was 'present at the creation,' though without power to control the event." The author notes that "British joint intelligence estimates ... were joint only in the sense that all of the members of the JIC subscribed to them." However, they "were nothing more than a set of departmental [Army, Foreign Office, etc.] estimates fastened together."

[Analysis/Est; CIA/40s/Gen]

Montague, Ludwell L. "Priority National Intelligence Objectives." Studies in Intelligence 5, no. 2 (Spring 1961): 1-8.

The author describes "the development of the PNIO concept" and reviews "what the PNIO's are and are not intended to be."


Montalván , Luis Carlos. "Liberazione d'Ialia: One Woman's War." American Intelligence Jouranl 28, n0o. 2 (2010): 87-93.

The life and especially the World War II years in OSS of Myrtle Vacirca-Quinn.

[WWII/OSS/Indivds; Women/WWII/U.S.]

Monteiro, Alfred, Jr. "Mustering the Force: Cryptologic Support to Military Operations." Defense Intelligence Journal 4, no. 2 (Fall 1995): 67-82. "Cryptologic Support to Military Operations." American Intelligence Journal 17, no. 3/4 (1997): 39-44.

NSA has adopted a broad definition of "warfighter": "Any individual, regardless of rank or position, responsible for making operational decisions which result in the use of military forces. This includes everyone from the President, deciding whether or not to commit troops to battle, to the individual soldier, airman or marine deciding whether or not to fire."

[MI/Warfighter; NSA/Gen][c]

Montgomery, Dave. "Scientist May Testify U.S. Man Was in Russia as Spy." Chicago Tribune, 20 Oct. 2000. []

Edmond Pope will go on trial in Moscow for espionage on 25 October 2000. According to Pope's lawyers, "Russian scientist Anatoly Babkin is emerging as the prosecution's central witness. Babkin was arrested and accused of supplying Pope information, but in a taped, two-hour statement, he denounced Pope as a spy."


Montgomery, David. "Arrests of Alleged Spies Draws Attention to Long Obscure Field of Steganography." Washington Post, 29 Jun. 2010, C1. []

"[A]s the Justice Department's case unfolds against 11 alleged Russian clandestine operatives, we all are learning a fancy new word: steganography. It's the practice of hiding information in otherwise unremarkable objects or media.... According to the FBI's complaint against nine of the defendants, investigators recovered more than 100 text files that had been embedded in steganographic images and exchanged" between the alleged conspirators and their alleged controllers in Moscow.


Montgomery, Joanna A., ed. Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance: Acquisitions, Policies and Defense Oversight. New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2011.

Peake, Studies 56.3 (Sep. 2012), notes that "[t]hree government-produced articles comprise the entirety of this book." All of "the articles may be downloaded from the Internet at no cost," while "the cost of the hardbound edition from Amazon is $125.00."


Montross, Lynn. "The Mystery of Pete Ellis." Marine Corps Gazette 38 (Jul. 1954): 30-33.


Moon, Thomas M.

1. This Grim and Savage Game: OSS and the Beginning of U.S. Covert Operations in World War II. Los Angeles, CA: Burning Gate Press, 1991.

From publisher: "Follows the career of Colonel Carl Eifler in the earliest days of the O.S.S. in action in Africa, Europe, and Asia on rescue missions, intelligence gathering, kidnap plans, secret invasions, and many other operations." Surveillant 1.6 notes that "Moon was the youngest agent of the OSS."

2. and Carl F. Eifler. The Deadliest Colonel. New York: Vantage, 1975.

Eifler headed OSS Det 101 in Burma. See also, David A. Philips, "The Toughest, Deadliest Hombre," in Military Intelligence: Its Heroes and Legends, 87-99 (Arlington Hall Station, VA: U.S. Army Intelligence & Security Command, 1987).

[WWII/OSS/CBI & Individuals]

Mooney, Alexander, Martina Stewart, and Rebecca Sinderbrand. "Reporter Alleges Secret 'Assassination Wing.'" CNN, 30 Mar. 2009. []

On 30 March 2009, New Yorker reporter Seymour Hersh told CNN that "[t]he Bush administration established a secret special operations unit unmonitored by Congress with authority to assassinate high-value targets in as many as a dozen countries.... Hersh said the group -- called the Joint Special Operations Command -- reported to Vice President Dick Cheney and was delegated authority to assassinate individuals based on their own intelligence." A JSOC spokesman "rejected Hersh's report, saying their forces operate under established rules of engagement and the law of armed conflict. He adds that the vice president has no command-and-control authorities over the U.S. military."

[MI/00s/09; Overviews/Legal/Assassination]

Mooney, Chris. "For Your Eyes Only: The CIA Will Let You See Classified Documents -- But at What Price?" Lingua Franca, Nov. 2000, 35-43.

"Since the Cold War's end ... the nation's universities and intelligence services have experienced a kind of détente, tied closely to the United States' new global good-guyhood. Today, university watchdogs tend to fret about corporate rather than government tugs on scholarship, and the formerly strong 'CIA Off Campus' organization doesn't even have a Web site....

"In general, academics who have done classified work strenuously protest that their scholarship and teaching remain untainted.... In fact, some scholars say their classified work has made them more critical of the government rather than less so.... Some academics see government ties as producing not servile scholarship but better-informed foreign policy.... [Others are] not convinced that academic assistance promotes a more responsive foreign policy establishment."


Moor, R. Carl, Jr. "Strategic Economic Intelligence." Military Review 56, no. 10 (1976): 47-51. [Petersen]


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