Post-World War II

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Jeffreys-Jones, Rhodri, and Andrew Lownie, eds. North American Spies: New Revisionist Essays -- Perspectives on Intelligence History. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Press [from Edinburgh University Press], 1992.

Jensen, Kurt F. "Canada's Foreign Intelligence Interview Program, 1953-90." Intelligence and National Security 19, no. 1 (Spring 2004): 95-104.

Since 1968 "located in the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, the Interview Program was for many years housed with the Defence Research Board at the Department of National Defence."

Jensen, Kurt F. Cautious Beginnings: Canadian Foreign Intelligence 1939-1951. Vancouver and Toronto: UBC Press, 2008.

Henderson, IJI&C 24.2 (Summer 2011), sees this as a "well-researched" and "detailed study" in which the author "has made excellent use of government archival materials in Ottawa, Washington, and London." The reviewer does note that Jensen "makes no mention of Canada's role in the North Atlantic Treaty signed in 1949 and the formation" of NATO. For Sayle, I&NS 25.6 (Dec. 2010), the author "provides a short summary of the administration, operations, and sometimes colourful figures involved in the formative era of Canada's intelligence structures." Yet the book "is largely a missed opportunity to establish a historical record of how and why Canadian foreign intelligence structures developed as they did."

Johnston, Peter. Cooper's Snoopers and Other Follies: A Memoir about Spies, Diplomats and Other Rascals. Victoria, BC: Traffors, 2002. Illustrated ed., 2006. [pb]

From publisher: "Peter Johnston, retired ambassador, tells a story of five years in the Canadian Army in the Second World War, much of them spent as a sergeant in counter-intelligence, including close to two years rounding up amateur spies and other nasties in Italy. He writes of later years in the Canadian foreign service, some of them working with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Security Service and many of them engaged in examining assessments of intelligence during the Cold War, entailing close contacts with the British and American intelligence authorities."

Kashmeri, Zuhair, and Brian McAndrew. Soft Target: How the Indian Intelligence Service Penetrated Canada. Toronto: James Lorimer, 1989.

Kealey, Gregory S.

1. "The Early Years of State Surveillance of Labour and the Left in Canada: The Institutional Framework of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Security and Intelligence Apparatus, 1918-26." Intelligence and National Security 8, no. 3 (Jul. 1993): 129-148.

2. "The Surveillance State: The Origins of Domestic Intelligence and Counter-Subversion in Canada, 1914-21." Intelligence and National Security 7, no. 3 (Jul. 1992): 179-210.

3. "The RCMP, the Special Branch and the Early Days of the Communist Party of Canada : A Documentary Article." Labour/Le Travail 30 (1992): 169-205.

4. "The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, the Public Archives of Canada, and Access to Information: A Curious Tale." Labour/Le Travail 21 (Spring 1988): 199-226.

Kealey, Gregory S., and Reg Whitaker, eds. R.C.M.P. Security Bulletins. 6 vols. St. John's, Newfoundland: Committee on Canadian Labour History, 1989-1997.

Hannant, I&NS 10.4: Kealey and Whitaker are assembling this series with the aim of "providing a complete record of [RCMP] security bulletins ... beginning from the end of the First World War and extending into the post-Second World War era.... [W]hat we see here, especially in the early years, is not intelligence but narration.... Essentially, [these bulletins] are primary sources, and have to be treated as such.... [They provide] new evidence to view the [Canadian] Communist Party in a much more nuanced way than before.... What the bulletins present ... is occasionally a greatly detailed, but not comprehensive, portrait of political life in Canada.... Perhaps their greatest weakness as political intelligence remains the fact that the RCMP was so blindly anti-communist that sermonizing often overrides thoughtful evaluation."

Kelly, The Hon. William. The Report of the Senate Special Committee on Terrorism and the Public Safety. Ottawa: Ministry of Supply and Services, 1987.

Kelly, William, and Nora Kelly. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police: A Century of History, 1873-1973. Edmonton: Hurtig, 1973.

Kemp, Vernon A.M. Without Fear, Favour or Affection: Thirty-five Years with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Toronto: Longmans, Green, 1958.

Laver, Ross, et al. "The Looking-Glass Trade." Maclean's, 24 Jul. 1989, 12-14.

Leigh, Ian. "Legal Access to Security Files: The Canadian Experience." Intelligence and National Security 12, no. 2 (Apr. 1997): 126-153.

Lester, Normand. Enquêtes sur les services secrets. Montreal: Les Éditions de l'Homme, 1998.

Lisee, Jean-Francois. In the Eye of the Eagle. Toronto: HarperCollins, 1990.

Littleton, James. Target Nation: Canada and the Western Intelligence Network. Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1986.

Henderson, IJI&C 24.2 (Summer 2011), p. 418/fn. 1, refers to this as a "survey[] on Canadian intelligence during the Cold War period."

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