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Weadon, Patrick D.

Weale, Adrian. Secret Warfare: Special Operations from the Great Game to the SAS. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1997.

Ian Burrell, "Lite Forces Club Kicks Out SAS Author," The Independent, 30 May 1997, reports that Weale was "thrown out of the elite Special Forces Club in Knightsbridge, west London, because of his involvement in writing books about the SAS." He "was expelled after a 40-minute dressing down by a disciplinary committee of the club". Weale "acted as an adviser to Sarah Ford, a female special forces operative, whose book One Up, A Woman in Action with the SAS, caused great controversy when it was published in March" 1997.

[UK/WWII/Services/SAS]

Weaver, Jay. "FIU Couple Plead Guilty in Cuba Spy Case." Miami Herald, 19 Dec. 2006. [http://www.miami.com]

"[F]ormer Florida International University [FIU] professor Carlos Alvarez pleaded guilty [on 19 December 2006] to conspiring to be an unregistered agent who informed on the Cuban exile community" for the Cuban government. "His wife, Elsa, an FIU counselor on leave, also pleaded guilty in Miami federal court to being aware of his illegal activity, harboring him and failing to disclose it to authorities.... Carlos Alvarez faces up to five years in prison and his wife, Elsa, up to three years at their sentencing." Assistant U.S. Attorney Matthew Axelrod "said Carlos Alvarez's involvement with the Cuba intelligence service began in 1977."

[SpyCases/U.S./Other]

Weaver, Michael E. "International Cooperation and Bureaucratic In-fighting: American and British Economic Sharing and the Strategic Bombing of Germany, 1939-41." Intelligence and National Security 23, no. 2 (Apr. 2008): 153-175.

The U.S. Army Air Corps "clashed with the Army over access to economic data. Its need for economic intelligence merged with its political goal of making strategic bombing its primary mission."

[WWII/U.S./Services/AF]

Weaver, William G., and Robert M. Pallitto. "State Secrets and Executive Power." Political Science Quarterly 120, no. 1 (Spring 2005): 85-112.

According to Aftergood, FAS "Selected Case Files," "The authors conclude that the state secrets privilege is increasingly subject to abuse and is wrongly used to protect the executive branch from embarrassment, to hide criminal activity, and to thwart legal requests for information."

[Overviews/Legal/Topics/StSecPriv]

Webb

Weber, Jennifer L. Copperheads: The Rise and Fall of Lincoln's Opponents in the North. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Tyler, Civil War Book Review [http://www.cwbr.com], says this work "is extremely well written" in "engaging prose"; and the author "never overloads the reader with superfluous facts or details, as do so many books that developed from doctoral dissertations." Nonetheless, "Weber's study ultimately leaves the reader disappointed. Part of the problem is that Weber never clearly defines what a Copperhead is," sweeping multiple forms of dissent into her work. Thus, the book is "particularly weak in analyzing the motivations of her subjects." In addition, it "lacks sufficient detail on many of the key events in the Copperhead story."

[CivWar/Conf/CA/Dissent]

Weber, Paul. On the Road to Rebellion: The United Irishmen and Hamburg, 1796-1803. Dublin: Four Courts, 1997.

[OtherCountries/Ireland]

Weber, Ralph E.

Weber, William T. "The British Capture of Washington, DC, 1814." Studies in Intelligence 58, no. 2 (Jun. 2014): 47-54. [https://www.cia.gov/library/center-for-the-study-of-intelligence/csi-publications/csi-studies/studies/vol-58-no-2/pdfs/Weber-Strategic%20Surprise-1814-June2014.pdf]

"As with Pearl Harbor and 9/11, the intelligence failure was intertwined with a policy failure. British efforts to mask their intentions exacerbated disagreements within Madison's cabinet."

[RevWar/Battles]

Weberman, A.J. "Mind Control: The Story of Mankind Research Unlimited, Inc." Covert Action Information Bulletin 9 (June 1990): 15-21.

Far out, man, far out....

[CIA/Accusations]

Webster, Philip. "MI5 to Face Shake-Up in Spy Scandal." Times (London), 14 Sep. 1999. [http://www.the-times.co.uk]

On 13 September 1999, Home Secretary Jack Straw "ordered a shake-up of MI5 ... and an investigation into the way it and MI6 handled the Melita Norwood spy scandal." This came in the wake of the disclosure that the security services "had decided in 1992 without consulting ministers that Mrs Norwood ... should neither be prosecuted nor interviewed."

[UK/SpyCases/99/Fever]

Webster, Philip, Andrew Pierce, and Frances Gibb. "Straw Seeks Reason For MI5 Delay." Times (London), 13 Sep. 1999. [http://www.the-times.co.uk]

Home Secretary Jack Straw will meet with Stephen Lander, director-general of MI5, on 13 September 1999 "to try to clear up the mystery over why the KGB spy Melita Norwood was never prosecuted."

[UK/SpyCases/99/Fever]

Webster, William H. [Judge, D/FBI, DCI]

Webster, W. Russell [CDR/USCG]. "The Changing of the Guard." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 122, no. 8 (Aug. 1996), 40-42.

Wedemeyer, Albert C. [GEN/USA] Wedemeyer Reports! New York: Devin-Adair, 1958.

[WWII/FEPac/CBI]

Weed, A.C., III. "Army Special Forces and Vietnam." Military Review 49 (Aug 1969): 63-68.

[MI/SpecOps/Thru90s; Vietnam/Gen]

Weeks, Albert L. "The KGB: A Key Player in Kremlin Politics?" Journal of Defense and Diplomacy 7, no. 10 (Oct. 1989): 68-74.

[Russia/To89]

Weeks, Albert L. "Yeltsin's Monopoly of the Security Organs." American Intelligence Journal 14, no. 3 (Autumn/Winter 1993/1994): 55-59.

[Russia/90s][c]

Weems, Miner L. "Propaganda as an Instrument of Foreign Policy." Southern Quarterly 4, no. 2 (1966): 144-158.

[CA/Psyops]

Wege, Carl Anthony.

Wegener, Jens. "Shaping Germany's Post-War Intelligence Service: The Gehlen Organization, the U.S. Army, and Central Intelligence, 1945-1949." Journal of Intelligence History 7, no. 1 (Summer 2007). [http://www.intelligence-history.org/jih/7-1.html]

[Germany/Gehlen]

Wegmann, Bodo. Die Militäraufklärung der NVA. Berlin: Verlag Dr. Köster, 2005.

Schmid, JIH 7.2 (Winter 2007-2008), notes that the author "presents a detailed picture of the structure and the functioning" of military intelligence in the GDR's National Peoples Army. Wegmann "focuses mainly on the anatomy of the organization rather than on its results but gives examples for the latter as well."

[Germany/East]

Wegmann, Bodo. "German Intelligence Agencies: An Overview." Intelligence Watch Report Quarterly 2, no. 1 (1995): 13-15.

This is a nuts and bolts look at the German intelligence community -- BND, AfV, BSI, AfNBw, and MAD. It includes addresses and telephone numbers for the offices.

[Germany/PostCW]

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