The Clandestine Cold War in Asia, 1945-65by Richard J. Aldrich
Pub. Date: 05/28/2000
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Historians, social scientists, and area scholars reveal some of the covert activities of the British and Americans and their allies in the hottest theater of the Cold War. Their topics include US Humint and Comint in the Korean War from the approach of war to the Chinese intervention; legacies of Secret Service: renegade SOE and the Karen struggle in Burma, 1948-50; and British and communist narratives of the Malayan Emergency and the dynamics of intelligence transformation. The 12 studies first appeared in vol. 14, no. 4 (1999). US distribution is by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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RUSI Journal, August 2000
"A useful, even exhilarating account of many subplots and sideshows to the histrionics at the apex of the international security system that largely defined post-1945 history."
"Anyone interested in intelligence, propaganda, special operations and security in Asia"s Cold War will find this comprehensive account thought provoking."
RUSI Journal,August 2000
"a useful, even exhilarating account"
" a welcome contribution to the field of intelligence studies... a useful volume for Cold War scholars of Asia that reflects new archival discoveries and raises interesting questions for further research"
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