Nobecourt, Jacques. Tr., R. H. Barry. Hitler's Last Gamble: The Battle of the Bulge. New York: Schocken. 1967. New York: Belmont Tower Books, 1980. [pb] Hitler's Last Gamble: The Battle of the Ardennes. London: Chatto & Windus, 1967.
Kirkus Review (1967): The hero in this work "is Eisenhower, whose reputation was at stake both then ... and now." The author's "portraits of Churchill, Patton, and other leaders merit attention.... Nobecourt concludes that Eisenhower did not significantly prolong the war or add to the Russians' bargaining edge. A consistently engrossing book which will convert new WWII buffs and reward serious students."
Noble, Dennis L. "Operations in Another Time: A US Naval Intelligence Mission to China in the 1930s." Studies in Intelligence 50, no. 2 (2006): 27-32.
The focus here is the intelligence operation undertaken from 1935 to 1936 by Maj. (later, Maj. Gen.) William A. Worton, USMC. "His mission was to recruit and run agents from Shanghai into Japan" for ONI. Commander Ellis M. Zacharias was his immediate superior and all orders were verbal. He traveled to China under cover "as a disgruntled officer leaving the Corps to establish a business in the International Settlement in Shanghai."
[MI/Marines/Interwar & Navy/Interwar]
Noel-Baker, Francis. The Spy Web: A Study of Communist Espionage. London: Batchworth, 1954.
Pforzheimer, Studies 6.2 (Spring 1962), notes that this work includes "the wartime Sorge case in Japan, the Canadian affair, the Vavoudes group in Greece, and the Andersson case in Sweden."
Nolan, Cynthia M. "The PFIAB Personality: Presidents and Their Foreign Intelligence Boards." International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 23, no. 1 (Spring 2010): 27-60.
"This relatively brief description of fifty years of the PFIAB allows a few general observation. First, the PFIAB is, above all, flexible.... Second, the PFIAB is basically enduring.... Third, the PFIAB makes a good and useful product."
Nolan, Cynthia M. "Seymour Hersh's Impact on the CIA." International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 12, no. 1 (Spring 1999): 18-34.
In assessing the impact of Hersh's series of articles in the New York Times, beginning on 22 December 1974, the author concludes that "[e]ven if Hersh had not published the story of domestic abuses by the CIA, it seems likely that congressional oversight may have occurred in some format..., but perhaps not as soon.... The information provided by Hersh may have pushed congressmen to move, but it did not move them or the public in a new direction." For the original story, see Seymour M. Hersh, "Huge C.I.A. Operation Reported in U.S. Against Anti-War Forces, Other Dissidents in Nixon Years," New York Times, 22 Dec. 1974, 1.
Nolan, Phil. "A Curator Approach to Intelligence Analysis." International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 25, no. 4 (Winter 2012-2013): 786-794.
The author argues that the U.S. "Intelligence Community (IC) is drowning in information." It "needs to move beyond an approach that uses open source information (more data) as an input to an approach that embraces open source analysis (more opinions) whatever its origin."
Nolen, Barbara, ed. Spies, Spies, Spies. New York: Watts, 1965. 2000.
From publisher: "The stories in this book, both fact and fiction based on fact, have ... been chosen to illustrate the great variety of activities which are carried on by those who operate under the name of 'spy.'"
Nolte, William M.
Nomikos, John M. "A European Union Intelligence Service for Confronting Terrorism." International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 18, no. 2 (Summer 2005): 191-203.
The author argues that "the European Union should establish [a] ... permanent European Union Intelligence Service" (EUIS). It "should initially be small in size, and be primarily a gathering point for information coming from the national intelligence organizations of the EU member-states."
Nomikos, John M. "Greece's Intelligence Community Reform and New Challenges." American Intelligence Journal 26, no. 1 (Summer 2008): 45-49.
The author discusses both the National Intelligence Service (NIS) and the Military Intelligence Sectoral Directorate (DDSP). The coordinating body for NIS operations is the Intelligence Council, in which the DDSP director participates.
Nomikos, John M. "Greek Intelligence Service (NIS-EYP): A Brief Description." European Journal of Intelligence Studies 2 (2008): 99 ff. [http://www.ejis.eu]
Nomikos, John M. "Greek Intelligence Service (NIS-EYP): Past, Present and Future." National Security and the Future 9, no. 1-2 (2008): 79-88.
Nomikos, John M. "The Greek Intelligence Service and Post-9/11 Challenges." Journal of Intelligence History 4, no. 2 (Winter 2004). [http://www.intelligence-history.org/jih/journal.html]
From abstract: "This article points out the new responsibilities that the Greek Intelligence Service (NIS-EYP) had to shoulder in the last decade because of the current reform strategy which introduced several fundamental innovations. It also concentrates on the development of post-9/11 Cold War challenges and how NIS-EYP could respond to the new threats in the coming decades."
Nomikos, John M. "The Internal Modernization of the Greek Intelligence Service (NIS-EYP)." International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 17, no. 3 (Fall 2004): 435-448.
The Greek National Intelligence Service (NIS-EYP) "constitutes a self-standing civil public agency; its political head is Greece's Minister of Public Order.... The Intelligence Council is the coordinating body of NIS-EYP operations."
Nomikos, John M. "Terrorism, Media, and Intelligence in Greece: Capturing the 17 November Group." International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 20, no. 1 (Spring 2007): 65-78.
"Throughout the first phase of domestic terrorism [1974-1989], the ... Greek elites" failed "to acknowledge the seriousness ... of the terrorist threat and the need to tackle it drastically." The assassination in September 1989 of the first Greek politician to be killed by the 17 November group "marked the end of the tolerance of terrorism by both the political establishment and the general public." After 1999, with the Olympic Games 2004 scheduled for Athens, the Greek government began to demonstrate "a dedication and ... sense of urgancy to deal with the terrorist threat."
[OtherCountries/Greece/Gen & 17Nov]
Nomikos, John M., and Aya Burweila. "Another Frontier to Fight: International Terrorism and Islamic Fundamentalism in North Africa." International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 22, no. 1 (Spring 2009): 50-88.
"[T]he alliance of North Africa's regional militant groups with international networks represents not only the further globalization of Islamic terror, but also strongly suggests that North Africa, in particular Morocco and Algeria, is to act as another major frontier of Jihad against the United States, Europe, and secular regimes in Muslim populated countries." [Footnote omitted]
[OtherCountries/Algeria & Morocco; Terrorism/00s/Gen]
Noonan, P.J. "British Spy System in 1920-21, Intelligence Chief's Revelations -- Incident in Co. Wicklow Recounted" Wicklow Historical Society Journal 2, no. 7 (2001): 3-7.
Noonan, Robert W. [BGEN/USA] "Split-Based Intelligence for Central Region Operations." American Intelligence Journal 17, no. 3/4 (1997): 15- 22.
The author is Director of Intelligence (J-2) at USCENTCOM.
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