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Klaus Fuchs: The Man Who Stole the Atom Bomb

Thanks to Fuchs, the Russians knew more about the British decision to build an independent nuclear weapon than most British cabinet ministers.

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Transatlantic Intelligence and Security Cooperation

There is confusion between the distinct subjects of secrecy, privacy and anonymity.

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Cultures of Spying

The left was suspicious of the CIA , “not because it advanced American values, but because it stood in contradiction to them.”

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Introduction, Cold War Technology & Conclusion

Chapter 4 in The Rise and Fall of Intelligence

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Britain Betwixt and Between: UK SIGINT Alliance Strategy’s Transatlantic and European Connections

Describes intelligence alliances as ‘among the most intimate and enduring international security relationships’

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British Intelligence and the Anglo American ‘Special Relationship’, during the Cold War

Threat to cooperation between UK and USA was the UK’s close relationship with dominions, “A number of these states, notably Australia, had developed alarming security problems during the 1940s.”

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International Intelligence Cooperation: An insider perspective

Advocates for a new UKUSA agreement, with more partners

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The Spy Catcher Trial

ASIO and Defence saw this as a chance to show their loyalty to Britain and the western intelligence “club”.

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Rooted in Secrecy: the clandestine element in Australian politics

Under the facade of a democratic system, the work of secret police snoopers is to intimidate dissent elements. Under overt repression, such as fascism, they terrorise. There is no difference in basic purpose, only in degree.

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Between the Eyes

Increasingly, those who control technology control information, and those who control information, manage consent

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