Robes - Roc

Robeson, Mastin M. [MGEN/USMC] "Forging Marine Special Operators." Joint Forces Quarterly 56 (1st Quarter 2010): 85-88.

The author is Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC). Established 24 February 2006, MARSOC is "still in the process of growing [its] force to its authorized structure. [It is] currently at 82 percent of [its] Marine build, 94 percent of [its] Navy build, and 75 percent of [its] civilian build.... [It hopes] to become fully mission capable during fiscal year 2012."

[MI/Marines/2010 & SpecOps/2010]

Robins, Bill.  "Implications of Information Age Operations."  RUSI Journal, Oct. 1997, 32-39.


Robins, Natalie. Alien Ink: The FBI's War on Freedom of Expression. New York: Morrow, 1992. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1993. [pb]

Robinson, Bill. "The Rise and Fall of Cryptanalysis in Canada." Cryptologia 16, no. 1 (Jan. 1992): 23-38.


Robinson, Clarence A., Jr. "Defense Department Re-establishes C3I Functions at Assistant Secretary Level." Signal, Apr. 1998, 48.

This reverses the decision of a year previous to divide this office into two separate organizations. Arthur L. Money has been nominated for the position.


Robinson, Clarence A., Jr. "Commercial Satellites Bolster National Intelligence Imagery." Signal, May 1997, 21 ff. []


Robinson, Clarence A., Jr. "Intelligence Agency Adjusts as Mission Possible Unfolds." Signal, Oct. 1998, 17-19.

The CIA's advanced analytic tools office was created in the Directorate of Science and Technology in 1997. The head of the 100-person office is Susan M. Gordon. She describes the office's mission as "bringing the power of information technology advances to bear on its basic analytical functions. The use of advanced analytical tools dovetails with a new strategic agency direction. This imperative calls for much closer ties with customers, accelerating information gathering and processing, handling larger volumes of data more efficiently and expediting product delivery."

[Analysis/T&M; CIA/90s/98/Gen; CIA/C&C/S&T]

Robinson, Clarence A., Jr. "Intelligence Community Recasts Roles, Confronts Myriad Threats." Signal, Aug. 1994, 21 ff. []


Robinson, Clarence A., Jr. "Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Help Block, Evade Military Assaults." Signal, Apr. 1998, 43-48.

"[I]ncreasing warfighter demands for battlefield information are highlighting the requirements for enhanced airborne surveillance and reconnaissance operations. The use of unmanned aerial vehicles for these missions is becoming so important in detecting, identifying and tracking hostile activities that some commanders are willing to swap a tank battalion for a company of these sensor-laden airborne platforms."


Robinson, Clarence A., Jr. "Vital Spy Satellites Protect National Security Interests." Signal, Apr. 1997, 40-43.

Robinson, Donald B. The Dirty Wars: Guerrilla Actions and Other Forms of Unconventional Warfare. New York: Delacorte, 1969.


Robinson, Edward A., with Ann Harrington. "China's Spies Target Corporate America." Fortune, 30 Mar. 1998.

The "scope and depth" of China's spying in the United States is "only beginning to be understood.... [O]ver the past several years Chinese-backed industrial spying has increased dramatically against U.S. business.... [T]he American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), an association for corporate-security types, found that America business now sees China as its No. 1 foreign economic-espionage threat."

[China; GenPostwar/EconIntel/Corp]

Robinson, Linda [U.S. News and World Report].

Robinson, Sheryl. "The Gulf War from Tel Aviv." Studies in Intelligence 36, no. 5 (1992): 1-3.

A Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) employee lives through the turmoil and tension of Tel Aviv under Scud attack from Iraq.


Roby, Sheryll. "ASD(C3I) Reorganization." American Intelligence Journal 13, no. 3 (Summer 1992): 25-28.

The subject here is the position of Assistant Secretary of Defense (Command, Control, Communication, and Intelligence).

[MI/Organization; Reform][c]

Rocca, Raymond G., and John J. Dziak. Bibliography on Soviet Intelligence and Security Services. Boulder, CO: Westview, 1985.

Clark comment: This is a useful compendium of 518 mostly English-language sources on Soviet intelligence, including books, articles, and Congressional and other documents. The entries "have been categorized into five sections: Selected Bibliographies and other reference works, Russian/Soviet Accounts (many available in English translation), Defector/First-Hand Accounts, Secondary Accounts, and Congressional and other government documents."


Rochefort, Joseph J. "Finding the Kido Butai." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 118, no. 6 (Jun. 1992), 76-78.

The author was commander of the Fleet Radio Unit (Station HYPO) at Pearl Harbor. Here, he looks at the work of breaking Japanese naval signals leading up to the battle of the Coral Sea and Midway.

[WWII/FEPac/Battles/CoralSea & Midway & Services/Navy]

Rochester, Devereaux. Full Moon to France. New York: Harper & Row, 1977.

Rochet, Jean. Cinq ans à la tete de la DST, 1967-1972: La mission impossible. Paris: Plon, 1985.

According to Porch, I&NS 2.1, Rochet's five years at the head of the French equivalent of the FBI represent "a remarkable period of longevity in the unstable world of the French Secret Service.... Rochet's message is that the DST is a poisoned chalice which any prefect careful of his career will avoid taking up at all costs."


Rockwell, M. "FBI Counter Intelligence Division Gets New Assistant Director." Government Security News, 6 Aug. 2012. []

On 3 August 2012, FBI Director Robert Mueller named Robert Anderson, Jr., as assistant director of the FBI's Counterintelligence Division at the agency's Washington headquarters." Anderson had served as the division's deputy assistant director of operations since 2011.


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