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British Intelligence and the Fear of a Soviet Attack on Allied Communications

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-32
Number of pages18
Issue number1
Early online date14 Aug 2015
E-pub ahead of print14 Aug 2015
Published2 Jan 2016


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This article considers British intelligence fears about a Soviet attack on Allied communications. It includes a reproduction of a 1959 assessment by the Joint Intelligence Committee focusing on the means of communication across the Atlantic, and the means by which the Soviet Union could interfere or intercept them.

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