‘You will be responsible to the GOC’. Stovepiping and the problem of divergent intelligence gathering networks in Northern Ireland, 1969–1975

@article{Craig2018YouWB,
  title={‘You will be responsible to the GOC’. Stovepiping and the problem of divergent intelligence gathering networks in Northern Ireland, 1969–1975},
  author={Tony Craig},
  journal={Intelligence and National Security},
  year={2018},
  volume={33},
  pages={211 - 226}
}
  • T. Craig
  • Published 2018
  • Political Science
  • Intelligence and National Security
Abstract From the beginning of Northern Ireland’s Troubles, two different strands of British intelligence were developed in Northern Ireland that failed to effectively cooperate or coordinate their efforts with one another. Though central government was aware (and often opposed) the lack of singular control over intelligence in the province, they were unable to wrest control of security intelligence from the hands of the Army and Special Branch. This problem, meant that a Security intelligence… Expand
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