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US covert operations and Cold War strategy

Truman, secret warfare and the CIA, 1945-53

by Sarah-Jane Corke

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Truman, Harry S., -- 1884-1972,
  • Espionage, American -- History -- 20th century,
  • Intelligence service -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • National security -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Cold War,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1953

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSarah-Jane Corke
    SeriesStudies in intelligence series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK468.I6 C656 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 240 p. ;
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17247222M
    ISBN 100415420776, 0203016300
    ISBN 109780415420778, 9780203016305
    LC Control Number2007003132

    The book argues that the Truman Administration was unable to reconcile policy, strategy and operations successfully, and to agree on a consistent course of action for waging the Cold War. This ensured that they wasted time and effort, money and manpower on covert operations designed to challenge Soviet hegemony, which had little or no real. “Robert’s realm was the undercurrent of the illegitimate space of covert operations – the dirty little (and big) things the government does but doesn’t want to admit to.” ― Kenneth Eade, Russian Holiday.

      (). Covert Action and US Cold War Strategy in Cuba, – Cold War History: Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. Cited by: 3.   Cold War Monks abounds in insights into the official and, to some extent, covert American 'brain.’”—Craig J. Reynolds, Australian National University “Ford’s research presents an international tale of secrets, lies, and covert operations showing that Buddhism has always been an integral part of Southeast Asian politics, despite its.

      Jones also explains the connections between Reagan's covert actions, called QRHELPFUL, and the fall of the Berlin Wall in VERDICT This fast-paced book fills in gaps in Reagan's Cold War strategy that historians and Russian history buffs will enjoy.—Harry Willems, Great Bend, KS. Library Journal. Brand: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc. Covert operations have become the instrument of choice for policymakers who assume that a cold war status quo is inevitable. Second, the success of U.S. covert operations has been exaggerated.


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This is especially true for intelligence histories, because writing them is especially difficult, given the particular challenges. The book argues that the Truman Administration was unable to reconcile policy, strategy and operations successfully, and to agree on a consistent course of action for waging the Cold War.

This ensured that they wasted time and effort, money and manpower on covert operations designed to challenge Soviet hegemony, which had little or no real Cited by: 9.

The book argues that the Truman Administration was unable to reconcile policy, strategy and operations successfully, and to agree on a consistent course of action for waging the Cold War. This ensured that they wasted time and effort, money and manpower on covert operations designed to challenge Soviet hegemony, which had little or no real Cited by: 9.

The book argues that the Truman Administration was unable to reconcile policy, strategy and operations successfully, and to agree on a consistent course of action for waging the Cold War. This ensured that they wasted time and effort, money and manpower on covert operations designed to challenge Soviet hegemony, which had little or no real Manufacturer: Routledge.

The book argues that the Truman Administration was unable to reconcile policy, strategy and operations successfully, and to agree on a consistent course of action for waging the Cold War. This ensured that they wasted time and effort, money and manpower on covert operations designed to challenge Soviet hegemony, which had little or no real.

The lessons of World War II became the strategy of the Cold War. It worked in the end. A nuclear war did not erupt, and that is the measure of a successful national strategy. The True Asymmetry. Since the Cold War, the United States has been at a loss to define its national strategy. He went on to add, “with all the nonsense put out by communist propaganda about ‘Yankee imperialism,’ ‘exploitive capitalism,’ [and] ‘war mongering monopolists,’ the last thing [the US] needed was for the CIA to be seized upon as something akin to a subverting influence in the affairs of other people.”2.

US Covert Operations and Cold War Strategy Book Summary: Based on recently declassified documents, this book provides the first examination of the Truman Administration’s decision to employ covert operations in the Cold War. Although covert operations were an integral part of America’s arsenal during the late s and early s, the.

U.S. Covert Operations and Cold War Strategy: Truman, Secret Warfare, and the cia, –By Sarah-Jane Corke. (New York: Routledge, x, pp. $, ISBN Author: Douglas Little. Washington, DC, March 4, – The covert operations of the Central Intelligence Agency are one element of the forward edge of power in U.S.

foreign policy. But the CIA is not a lone ranger, shooting up saloons on its own account. A senior interagency group within the United States government acts as the high command of the secret war.

Today, the National Security Archive is. Download Citation | US covert operations and cold war strategy: Truman, secret warfare and the CIA, | Based on recently declassified documents, this book provides the first examination of.

for waging the Cold War. The United States simply did not have a coherent foreign policy during these years.

Nor did it develop and maintain an inte-grated strategy on which covert operations could be based. (4) I and other historians may disagree on whether the Truman administration had a recognizably coherent Cold War stra tegy.

The history of Covert Operations goes back far beyond the Cold War, with many operations during the two World wars and even long before then.

Despite this long history the hay day of covert operations was during the Cold War where two opposing power blocks faced each other but.

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Targets deep in North Vietnam could not be bombed when it was dark or cloudy. So the US Air Force, with the cooperation of the CIA, built a top secret radar base on a 1,meter (5, ft) mountain in Laos, a country bordering Vietnam.

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At the same time, the CIA operated a covert “book program” in which it sent books and periodicals to states in the Soviet Union through front organizations. 8 Using a different type of offensive action, the U.S. government funded Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty to air its values and create space for independent reporting in biased.

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Integrating armed covert operations into theatre-level strategy was pioneered in the First World War, the best-known example involving the British providing weapons, engineers and aircraft to the Hashemite revolt against the Turks in the Hejaz region of Arabia in A covert operation is a military operation intended to conceal the identity of (or allow plausible denial by) the sponsor and intended to create a political effect which can have implications in the military, intelligence or law enforcement arenas—affecting either the internal population of a country or individuals outside it.

Covert operations aim to secretly fulfill their mission.