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Shlaim, Avi. "Failures in National Estimates: The Case of the Yom Kippur War." World Politics 28, no. 3 (Apr. 1976): 348-80.


Shoemaker, Christopher. The NSC Staff: Counseling the Council. Boulder, CO: Westview, 1991.


Shoemaker, Lloyd R. The Escape Factory: The Story of MIS-X, the Super-Secret U.S. Agency behind World War II's Greatest Escapes. New York: St. Martin's, 1990.

Surveillant 1.1: This book is about the "organization responsible for supervising [escape] attempts by American POWs in Nazi prison camps."

[UK/WWII/MI-9; WWII/Eur][c]

Shoenberg, David. "Kapitza, Fact and Fiction." Intelligence and National Security 3, no. 4 (Oct. 1988): 49-61.

Although Kapitza has been referred to in connection with both the development of the Soviet atom bomb and the Cambridge spy ring, the author argues that he really was not part of either activity.


Shoham, Dany.

Shope, Virginia C., and Nancy Kutulas, comps. Special Operations: A Selective Bibliography. Carlisle Barracks, PA: U.S. Army War College Library, March 1989.

Gibish (1995) updates, but does not duplicate, this work.


Shore, Jacques J.M. "Intelligence Review and Oversight in Post-9/11 Canada." International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 19, no. 3 (Fall 2006): 456-479.

"To date, Canada has demonstrated that it can achieve a balance between the protection of its citizens via security and intelligence measures, and the protection of their individual rights and freedoms from abusive government interference through review and oversight mechanisms that monitor the national police force and the state security and intelligence bodies and their activities."


Shore, Jacques J. M. "An Obligation to Act: Holding Government Accountable for Critical Infrastructure Cyber Security." International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence 28, no. 2 (Summer 2015): 236-251.

"If Canada is to secure its critical infrastructure from emerging cyber threats, the public and private sectors must work together."


Shore, Zach. "Hitler, Intelligence and the Decision to Remilitarize the Rhine." Journal of Contemporary History 34, no. 1 (Jan. 1999): 5-18.

"[T]he decision to remilitarize the Rhine in March 1936 ... resulted not only from Hitler's recognition of Italy's estrangement from France, but also from Neurath's consistent assurances to Hitler that France would not fight. Neurath's conviction in turn was based partly on accurate intelligence regarding the intentions of French political and military leaders."


Shorrock, Tim. Spies for Hire: The Secret World of Intelligence Outsourcing. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2008.

Stein, Washington Post Book World, 1 Jun. 2008, sees this as a "valuable (and angry) book." The author says that intelligence contracting is now "a $45 billion-a-year industry,... chewing up three quarters of the estimated $60 billion intelligence budget. It is no longer limited mainly to providing hardware"; it reaches "from top to bottom, from data-mining contractors ... to spy handlers, regional intelligence analysts and ex-special operations troops who run paramilitary operations." The book is biased against outsourcing and "would have benefited mightily from interviews with some of the officials [Shorrock] lampoons. But one-sided though it is, it contains some important, timely truths about the influx of private entrepreneurs into America's spy agencies."

For Peake, Studies 52.4 (Dec. 2008) and Intelligencer 17.1 (Winter-Spring 2009), "[o]utsourcing may be as damaging as Shorrock contends, but he fails to make the case or provide a satisfactory alternative." Keiser, Proceedings 135.8 (Aug. 2009), finds that "[t]he book's strength lies in its exposition of fairly recent government-business collusion. But it lacks historical perspective.... The Bush administration did not invent" this way of doing business.

Nolan, AIJ 27.1 (Fall 2009), says that this work "provides an enjoyable read" for those who want "to learn more about the leading companies in the intelligence and national security fields.... However, for readers looking for a comprehensive, well-balanced examination of the relationship between business and government," it "does not deliver." The author "focuses on the negative aspects of the relationship ... and overlooks how business has contributed to improving intelligence capabilities since 9/11."

To Schwab, IJI&C 24.1 (Spring 2011), this is an "assiduously documented" book that "is primarily an exhaustive accounting of the intelligence contracting firms ... that have emerged or expanded since 9/11." However, the author has produced "a book that serves primarily as a data dump laced with an inflammatory vocabulary and alarmist tone instead of an incisive analytical study."


Short, Anthony. The Communist Insurrection in Malaya, 1948-1960. London: Frederick Mueller, 1975. New York: Crane, Rusak, 1975.

Comber, I&NS 18.3, says that Short's work "still remains the standard account of the Malayan Emergency."


Short, K.R.M., ed. Western Broadcasting Over the Iron Curtain. London: Croom Helm, 1986. [Cummings]


Shortsleeve, Brian J. [1LT/USMC] "Realtime Imagery for Ground Commanders in Bosnia-Herzegovina." Marine Corps Gazette, Apr. 1998, 34-35.

Discusses the use of mobile remote receive stations (RRSs) to downlink live imagery from Navy P-3C Orions to remotely situated troops, and suggests that the same configuration would be an asset to Marine expeditionary unit (MEU) operations in littoral areas where P-3Cs are operating.

[MI/Ops/Bosnia & Imagery]

Showell, Jak P. Mallmann. Enigma U-Boats: Breaking the Code. Shepperton, UK: Ian Allen, 2000.

According to Erskine, I&NS 17.1, this work "examines in detail the sinking or boarding of about 13 U-boats by the Allies during the Second World War, together with the capture of some Kriegsmarine weather ships and patrol boats which yielded Enigma-related documents." However, the work "contains very little ... about the Enigma-related documents or material captured during these incidents, or their value for Sigint purposes." The reviewer concludes that Sebag-Montefiore's Enigma: The Battle for the Code (2000) "is much the better book."


Showell, Jak P. Mallmann. German Naval Codebreakers. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2003. Hersham, UK: Ian Allen, 2003.

According to Jonkers, AFIO WIN 11-03 (19 Mar. 2003), the author presents "high points" of the German Naval Radio Monitoring Service's "interception, decoding and intelligence activities" in World War II. The work "covers the growth of 'B-Dienst' and the integral part intelligence played in naval battles."

Kruh, Cryptologia 28.1, notes that "the book gives an account of some of the successes and failures of German codebreaking activities and how these impacted upon naval operations in European waters.... While unable to prevent the defeat of Germany, the author believes their codebreakers had a significant influence on the course of the war at sea." Bath, NIPQ 20.2, finds that "the book provides a useful appendix on the wartime organization of the German Naval Intelligence Service."

For Beard, I&NS 19.1, "the German codebreaking effort, whose successes played a crucial role in the Battle of the Atlantic in 1942 and 1943, remains a tale untold." Rielage, NWCR 59.1 (Winter 2006), finds that "the book suffers from an unfortunate organization. Attempting to avoid a chronological history of the war at sea, the author has arranged his material in a series of short vignettes, separated by ship type and area of operations. Lost in this organization is the common thread of the B-Dienst itself." Nevertheless, "there are historical gems" here; but all such gems suffer "from the second major failing of the book -- an almost complete lack of documentation."


Showers, D. M. [RADM/USN (Ret.)]

Shpiro, Shlomo.

Shrader, Charles R., ed. Reference Guide to United States Military History 1919-1945. New York: Facts On File, 1994.


Shrader, Katherine [Associated Press].

Shreeve, Thomas W.

1. "On the Case at the CIA." Training & Development, Mar. 1997, 53-54.

The author, "director of the CIA Case Method Program and a senior instructor in the CIA's Office of Training and Education," describes in broad outline the development of the use of the case method in CIA training.

2. and James J. Dowd, Jr. "Building a Learning Organization: Teaching with Cases at CIA." International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 10, no. 1 (Spring 1997): 97-107.


Shrivastava, Manoj. Re-energising Indian Intelligence. New Delhi: Vij Books, 2013.

Peake, Studies 58.2 (Jun. 2014), finds that the autjor "presents a useful analysis of contemporary Indian intelligence organizations with sensible suggestions for meeting the demands of a rapidly changing international and technological environment."


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