Taylor, A.J.P. "Through the Keyhole." New York Review 10 (Feb. 1972): 14-18.
Calder: "[A]n acclaimed British historian argues that intelligence most often fails to produce anything of value."
Taylor, Andrew. "Hearings Yield No Clear Path on the Road to Change." Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report, 7 Mar. 1992, 550.
As the House intelligence committee began hearings on reorganization plans, "[f]ormer intelligence officials urged caution and sought time for the administration to implement its restructuring plan."
Taylor, Andrew. "Senate Approves Clapper Nomination as Intel Chief." Associated Press, 5 Aug. 2010. [http://www.ap.org]
On 5 August 2010, the U.S. Senate confirmed Lt. Gen. James R. Clapper [USAF (Ret.)] as the next DNI.
Taylor, Blaine. "Ambush in Hostile Skies." Military History 5, no. 1 (1988): 42-49.
Petersen: "Interview with Col. Rex T. Barker, a participant in the shoot-down of Adm. Yamamoto."
Taylor, Charles E. The Signal and Secret Service of the Confederate States. Hamlet, NC: North Carolina Booklet, 1903. Harmans, MD: Toomey Press, n.d.
Petersen identifies the author as a "[f]ormer member of the Confederate Signal Bureau." Constantinides laments that Taylor produced only "a skimpy work with a minimum of information that gave only a tantalizing peek into a couple of intelligence activities of the service."
Taylor, Eric. Heroines of World War II. London: Robert Hale, 1995. [pb]
Surveillant 4.3: "Taylor shows the parts women, as nurses, spies, soldiers, WAAFS and WRENS, played in the Allied conflict."
Taylor, Herbert G., Jr. "The Tactical Army of Counterintelligence." Military Intelligence 10, no. 1 (1984): 46-48.
Taylor, Jack H. "Wohlstetter, Soviet Strategic Forces, and National Intelligence Estimates." Studies in Intelligence 19, no. 1 (Spring 1975): 1-8.
Westerfield: "Here is evidence that CIA, in house, very quickly agreed that Wohlstetter's breakthrough claim (1974) was essentially correct, namely, that the United States had for years been underestimating the pace of Soviet arms racing."
Taylor, Jay. "When Intelligence Reports Become Political Tools . . ." Washington Post, 29 Jun. 2003, B2. [http://www.washingtonpost.com]
The deputy assistant secretary of State for intelligence and research under President Ronald Reagan offers a harsh judgment of DCI George J. Tenet's performance over the past year: "[I]t appears that he has not served Congress and the American people well on the question of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction and alleged Iraqi ties to al Qaeda. He seems to have engaged in over- and under-statement; highly selective release of facts and assessments, including the clever use of 'key judgments' and executive summaries; failure to correct exaggerated statements by the president and others; and failure to stop a maverick Pentagon operation producing intelligence as art."
[CIA/00s/03/Gen & DCIs/Tenet/00s/03]
Taylor, Jim. Pearl Harbor II: The True Story of the Sneak Attack by Israel upon the USS Liberty. Washington, DC: Mideast Publishing, 1980.
A pro-Arab group stirs the pot.
Taylor, John A. Bletchley Park's Secret Sisters: Psychological Warfare in World War II. Dunstable, UK: Book Castle, 2005. [pb]
Taylor, John W. R., and David Mondey. Spies in the Sky. New York: Scribner's, 1972. London: Ian Allen, 1972.
Pforzheimer identifies this as a "general discussion of aerial reconnaissance, from balloons to satellites." To Constantinides, the book has some interesting chapters and many photographs, but is "weakest where one might expect -- where classified matters [are] touched upon."
Taylor, Max, and John Horgan, eds. The Future of Terrorism. London and Portland, OR: Frank Cass, 2000.
According to Friedman, Parameters 31 (Summer 2001), "[t]his work reports details from a three-day meeting at University College [Cork, Ireland] during March 1999 at which experts on terrorism, principally from academia and law enforcement, presented and discussed their views on future developments in terrorism.... Because so many of the participants in the colloquium which produced this book came from the field of law enforcement, it is not surprising that a considerable amount of the content deals with terrorism and its relationship to organized crime."
[Taylor, Maxwell D.] Ed., Luis Aguilar. Operation Zapata: The "Ultra-sensitive" Report and Testimony of the Board of Inquiry on the Bay of Pigs. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1981.
This is the sanitized version of the report made to President Kennedy by Gen. Maxwell Taylor's Board of Inquiry (with Gen. Taylor, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, Chief of Naval Operations Arleigh Burke, and DCI Allen Dulles).
See also, Peter Kornbluh, ed., "The ULTRASENSITIVE Bay of Pigs: Newly Released Portions of Taylor Commission Report Provide Critical New Details on Operation Zapata," National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 29, 3 May 2000, at: http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB29/index.html. "While the full report of the Taylor Commission is too long to reproduce here, this Electronic Briefing Book provides excerpted passages from eight key documents, substantial portions of which were previously unavailable in the censored versions of the report released in 1977 and 1986."
Taylor, Michael C. [SFC/USA] "The 98C Career Training Strategy." Military Intelligence 24, no. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1998): 9-14.
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