The Malayan special branch on the Malayan–Thai frontier during the Malayan emergency (1948–60)

@article{Comber2006TheMS,
  title={The Malayan special branch on the Malayan–Thai frontier during the Malayan emergency (1948–60)},
  author={Leon Comber},
  journal={Intelligence and National Security},
  year={2006},
  volume={21},
  pages={77 - 99}
}
  • Leon Comber
  • Published 1 February 2006
  • Political Science
  • Intelligence and National Security
The Malayan Special Branch was the main intelligence agency of the Malayan government during the Malayan Emergency of 1948–60. It was a critical determinant in the government's efforts to defeat the determined attempts of the Malayan Communist Party (CPM) and its guerrilla army, the Malayan National Liberation Army (MNLA), to overthrow the Malayan government and establish a Socialist People's Republic of Malaya. This paper examines the counterinsurgency operations carried out by the Malayan… 
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