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Intelligence and British decolonisation : the development of an imperial intelligence system in the late colonial period 1944-1966

@inproceedings{Davey2015IntelligenceAB,
  title={Intelligence and British decolonisation : the development of an imperial intelligence system in the late colonial period 1944-1966},
  author={Gregor Davey},
  year={2015}
}
  • G. Davey
  • Published 2015
  • Political Science, History
This thesis seeks to explain the development of an ‘imperial intelligence system’ connecting Whitehall and the colonies. The system had two roles; to collect information and process it into intelligence for policy and decision making and to provide machinery to coordinate and implement covert action in support of policy. The ‘system’ consisted of parallel information channels; interconnected, coordinated, and directed by committees at various levels. Analysis was mainly conducted in Whitehall… 
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