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Wartime Statues: Instruments of Soviet Control

Wartime Statues: Instruments of Soviet Control

Central Intelligence Agency | History (Academic)
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Published: Feb 2014
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Soviet military planning for conflict in Europe after World War II from the outset harnessed East European military capabilities to Soviet military purposes and assumed operational subordination of East European military formations to higher-level Soviet commands.

The Warsaw Pact: Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance

The Warsaw Pact: Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance

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Published: Feb 2014
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After Communist regimes in Eastern Europe collapsed twenty years ago and the Soviet Union disintegrated two years later, immense opportunities for archival research opened.


CIA Analysis of the Warsaw Pact Forces: The Importance Of Clandestine Reporting

CIA Analysis of the Warsaw Pact Forces: The Importance Of Clandestine Reporting

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Published: Feb 2014
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This study examines the role of clandestine reporting in the CIA's analysis of the Warsaw Pact from 1955 to 1985. The Soviet Union established itself as a threat to the West at the end of World War II by its military occupation of eastern European countries and the attempts of its armed proxies to...

Ronald Reagan: Intelligence and the End of the Cold War

Ronald Reagan: Intelligence and the End of the Cold War

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Published: Feb 2014
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Reagan, in the old narrative, simply could not be the architect of anything positive that happened while he was president. That perspective has changed forever and is marked by the continually improving regard historians have for Reagan.

Stories of Sacrifice and Dedication Civil Air Transport, Air America, and the CIA

Stories of Sacrifice and Dedication Civil Air Transport, Air America, and the CIA

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Stories of Sacrifice and Dedication: Civil Air Transport, Air America, and the CIA examine two unique stories that exemplify the sacrifice and dedication that the CIA inspires in its officers: Lima Site 85 – a covert radar site in Laos, and a CAT flight to recover an agent in Communist China.


President Carter and the Role of Intelligence in the Camp David Accords Interactive Website.

President Carter and the Role of Intelligence in the Camp David Accords Interactive Website.

Central Intelligence Agency | History (Academic)
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Published: Feb 2014
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This collection consists of more than 250 previously classified documents, totaling over 1,400 pages, including some 150 that are being released for the first time. These documents cover the period from January 1977 through March 1979 and were produced by the CIA to support the Carter...

Penetrating the Iron Curtain: Resolving the Missile Gap with Technology

Penetrating the Iron Curtain: Resolving the Missile Gap with Technology

Central Intelligence Agency | History (Academic)
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Published: Feb 2014
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In the mid-1950s the US faced the first real challenge since World War II to its strategic superiority over any nation on earth. The attempt to collect intelligence on the Soviets began with an initial period of poor collection capabilities and consequent limited analysis.

President Nixon and the Role of Intelligence in the 1973 Arab-Israeli War

President Nixon and the Role of Intelligence in the 1973 Arab-Israeli War

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Published: Feb 2014
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This collection highlights the causes and consequences of the US Intelligence Community’s (IC) failure to foresee the October 1973 Arab-Israeli War, also known as the October War or the Yom Kippur War.


Air America Upholding the Airmen's Bond

Air America Upholding the Airmen's Bond

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Air America: Upholding the Airmen’s Bond examines the cost of flying in hazardous environments, resulting in the need for rescue capability, not just for Air America flights, but all US military flights over Laos and Vietnam.

A City Torn Apart Building of the Berlin Wall

A City Torn Apart Building of the Berlin Wall

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From the end of World War II in 1945, the question of Berlin’s status 90 miles within the Deutsche Demokratische Republik (East Germany) and the Soviet Union’s zone of occupation, along with the status of Germany among the community of nations, remained a source of tension between the East and...

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