Re - Red

 

Re, Richard, and Kristen Eichensehr. "A Conversation with Bob Graham: U.S. Intelligence after September 11." Harvard International Review 24, no. 3 (Fall 2002).

[GenPostCW/00s/02/Gen]

Read, Anthony, and David Fisher. Colonel Z: The Secret Life of a Master of Spies. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1984. New York: Viking, 1985.

Read, Anthony, and David Fisher. Operation Lucy. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1981. Operation Lucy: Most Secret Spy Ring of the Second World War. New York: Coward, McCann & Gheoghegan, 1981.

Rocca and Dziak note that this book "[s]ustains the dubious thesis that the Roessler ... material was fed to the Soviets ... at the direct insistence and oversight of Churchill.... [It] asserts that Foote and 'Sissy' (Rachel Dubendorfer) were British-controlled agents. No footnotes or source citations."

[Russia/WWII/Spies]

Read, Anthony, and Ray Bearse. The Conspirator: The Untold Story of Churchill, Roosevelt, and Tyler Kent, Spy. London: Macmillan, 1992. Bearse, Ray, and Anthony Read. Conspirator: The Untold Story of Tyler Kent. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1991. [pb]

Read, Conyers. Mr. Secretary Walsingham and the Policy of Queen Elizabeth. 3 vols. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1925. London: Clock and Rose Press, 2003.

[UK/Historical]

Reader's Digest. Editors.

1. Secrets and Spies: Behind-the-Scenes Stories of World War II. 2 vols. Pleasantville, NY: Reader's Digest, 1963. [Petersen]

2. Secrets and Stories of the War: A Selection of Articles and Book Condensations in Which the Reader's Digest Records the Second World War. 2 vols. Pleasantville, NY: Reader's Digest, 1963. [Petersen]

[WWII/Gen]

Reber, John J. "Pete Ellis: Amphibious Warfare Prophet." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 103, no. 11 (Nov. 1977): 53-64.

[MI/Marines]

Record, Jeffrey. Beating Goliath: Why Insurgencies Win. Dulles, VA: Potomac, 2007.

Neiberg, Proceedings 133.9 (Sep. 2007), declares that this book's "brevity and clarity of writing make it accessible" to a wide audience. The author stresses the role of external assistance to the success of insurgencies. He attributes America's lack of success against insurgencies (indeed, lack of adeptness) to a failure to think beyond the use of force and adjust to this form of warfare.

For Markel, Parameters 38.3 (Autumn 2008), the author highlights the view that the major schools of thought on why insurgencies succeed or fail do not "accord the factor of external support its due weight.... He illustrates the importance of such help with brief but pithy analyses of prominent insurgent victories.... Unfortunately for Record, his analysis of the current war in Iraq is a 'snapshot in time' and no longer up to date."

[MI/SpecOps/Counterinsurgency]

Record, Jeffrey. Bounding the Global War on Terrorism. Carlisle Barracks, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2003.

[Terrorism/00s/Gen]

Record, Jeffrey. Dark Victory: America's Second War against Iraq. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2005.

Cordesman, NWCR 59.1 (Winter 2006), finds that this critique of the Iraq war "provides many important insights into the reasons for the war and for its successes and failures." However, this book "is a policy argument, not a dispassionate analysis, and needs to be read as such. There are also times when his focus on the argument gets in the way of his analysis." Nevertheless, "this is a remarkably insightful book, one that raises precisely the issues that need to be resolved when assessing the Iraq war and shaping an American strategic posture for the future."

[MI/Ops/Iraq/Books]

Rectanus, Earl F. ("Rex") [VADM/USN (Ret.)] "The Naval Intelligence Organization Vietnam (NAVINTFOV)." Naval Intelligence Professionals Quarterly 24, no. 2 (Apr. 2008): 10-12.

The "architect of the intelligence strategy to support Operation SEALORDS" reviews the changes in Naval Intelligence in Vietnam in 1968-1970.

[MI/Navy/To90s; Vietnam/Gen]

Redding, Jennifer [DIA Public Affairs Office]. "Defense Intelligence Agency Marks 50 Years." Intelligencer 18, no. 3 (Summer-Fall 2011): 17-18.

Report on remarks at a ceremony at the Defense Intelligence Analysis Center on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, DC, on 29 September 2011.

[MI/DIA/10s]

Redfearn, Mason, and Aldrich, Richard James. "The Perfect Cover: British Intelligence, the Soviet Fleet and Distant Water Trawler Operations, 1963-1974." Intelligence and National Security 12, no. 3 (1997): 166-177.

[UK/PostWWII]

Redier, Antoine. The Story of Louise de Bettignies. London: Hutchinson, 1925.

[Redmond, Paul.] "Remarks by Paul Redmond: CIRA Luncheon, 1 February 2002." CIRA Newsletter 27, no. 1 (Spring 2002): 3-7.

Counterintelligence is not nice; Americans do not like to do it; and we do it badly.

[CI/00s/Gen]

 

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