Booth, Ken, and Eric Herring. Keyguide to Information Sources in Strategic Studies. New York: Mansell, 1994.

From advertisement: "Part I is a narrative account of strategic studies and its literature; how the field developed relationships with other subjects and between information sources and weaknesses of these. Part II is an annotated bibliography of reference material arranged primarily by subject; and Part III is a directory of selected organizations in 59 countries which are major sources of information or contact points."

Buncher, Judith F.

1., eds. The CIA and the Security Debate: 1971-1975. New York: Facts on File, 1976.

This is a compilation of materials from congressional committees, government agencies, and newspaper reports, arranged topically and chronologically.

2. ed. The CIA and the Security Debate: 1975-1976. New York: Facts on File, 1977.

Picks up chronologically at end of earlier work.

Fain, Tyrus G., ed. The Intelligence Community: History, Organization and Issues. Public Affairs Documents Series. New York: Bowker, 1977.

Petersen calls this an "exceptionally useful collection of documents and extracts from Congressional publications." Lowenthal notes the material presented emphasizes "the issues highlighted during the investigations of the mid-1970s."

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."

National Security Archive. U.S. Espionage and Intelligence: Organization, Operations, and Management, 1947-1996. Washington, DC: 1997. []

This site describes a collection of documents for sale by the National Security Archive. Quoting from the site:

"U.S. Espionage and Intelligence: Organization, Operations, and Management, 1947-1996 publishes together ... recent unclassified and newly declassified documents pertaining to the organizational structure, operations, and management of the U.S. intelligence community over the last fifty years.... This set reproduces on microfiche 1,174 organizational histories, memoranda, manuals, regulations, directives, reports, and studies, representing over 36,102 pages of documents from the Office of the Director of Central Intelligence, the Central Intelligence Agency, National Reconnaissance Office, National Security Agency, Defense Intelligence Agency, military service intelligence organizations, National Security Council and other organizations."

The complete microfiche document set, including Guide and Index, is $4,200. The Guide and Index alone are $900.

[Troy, Thomas F.] "Troy Papers." U.S. National Archives. Record Group 263 (Records of the CIA). Entry Troy Papers, 12 boxes.

Troy's research notes for Donovan and the CIA. See Troy, "Writing History...," IJI&C 7.4:409/fn. 1.

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Press Release. "CIA Releases Roughly 2,500 Declassified President’s Daily Briefs." 16 Sep. 2015. []

On 16 September 2015, CIA released "roughly 2,500 previously classified President's Daily Briefs (PDB) from the John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson administrations at a public symposium at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, TX, entitled The President’s Daily Brief: Delivering Intelligence to the First Customer. The declassified documents are posted at along with a 40-page color booklet describing the documents and the PDB process during this period."

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. The Creation of the Intelligence Community: Founding Documents, at:

"These previously declassified and released documents present the thoughtful albeit tortuous and contentious creation of CIA, culminating in the National Security Act of 1947."

U.S. Congress. House. Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Compilation of Intelligence Laws and Related Laws and Executive Orders of Interest to the National Intelligence Community. (As Amended through 25 Mar. 2003). Washington, DC: GPO, 2003.

This is an excellent collection of intelligence laws and regulations, which has been regularly updated and reissued by the committee. This is sometimes available directly from the HPSCI at no cost; otherwise, the latest reissue remains a good buy through the GPO. FAS has posted an electronic copy (2.6 mb PDF file) at:

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. "[Press Release:] National Archives Opens Historic CIA Cold War Era Records." 17 Mar. 2008. []

"The National Archives and Records Administration has opened 534 cubic feet or approximately 1.3 million pages of historic Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) records covering the Cold War period from 1946-1977.... These newly-released records are from the CIA's Foreign Documents Division, which provided translation, abstracting and research services on newspapers, periodicals and other foreign-language publications. The series consist of translations of newspapers, periodicals, and other foreign-language publications in verbatim, excerpt, and summary form.... Some of the newly released material is available on the NARA website through the Archival Research Catalog (ARC) at"

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