East German Foreign Intelligence (2020)

East German Foreign Intelligence This edited book examines the East German foreign intelligence service Hauptverwaltung Aufkl rung or HVA as a historical problem covering politics scientific technical and military intelligence and
  • Title: East German Foreign Intelligence
  • Author: Thomas Wegener Friis Kristie Macrakis Helmut Müller-Enbergs
  • ISBN: 9780203873021
  • Page: 282
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This edited book examines the East German foreign intelligence service Hauptverwaltung Aufkl rung, or HVA as a historical problem, covering politics, scientific technical and military intelligence and counterintelligence.The contributors broaden the conventional view of East German foreign intelligence as driven by the inter German conflict to include its targeting of thThis edited book examines the East German foreign intelligence service Hauptverwaltung Aufkl rung, or HVA as a historical problem, covering politics, scientific technical and military intelligence and counterintelligence.The contributors broaden the conventional view of East German foreign intelligence as driven by the inter German conflict to include its targeting of the United States, northern European and Scandinavian countries, highlighting areas that have previously received scant attention, like scientific technical and military intelligence The CIA s underestimation of the HVA was a major intelligence failure As a result, East German intelligence served as a stealth weapon against the US, West German and NATO targets, acquiring the lion s share of critical Warsaw Pact intelligence gathered during the Cold War This book explores how though all of the CIA s East German sources were double agents controlled by the Ministry of State Security, the CIA was still able to declare victory in the Cold War Themes and topics that run through the volume include the espionage wars the HVA s relationship with the Russian KGB successes and failures of the BND West German Federal Intelligence Service in East Germany the CIA and the HVA the HVA in countries outside of West Germany disinformation and the role and importance of intelligence gathering in East Germany.This book will be of much interest to students of East Germany, Intelligence Studies, Cold War History and German politics in general.Kristie Macrakis is Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta Thomas Wegener Friis is an Assistant Professor at the University of Southern Denmark s Centre for Cold War Studies Helmut Mu ller Enbergs is currently a Visiting Professor at the University of Southern Denmark and holds a tenured senior staff position at the German Federal Commission for the STASI Archives in Berlin.
    East Germany Ministry for Foreign Affairs East Germany East German Foreign Intelligence Myth, Reality and Oct , East German Foreign Intelligence solidly documents what a dedicated and determined intelligence service, free of the constraints of democratic society, can accomplish As a work of research and analysis, the book is a benchmark for historians and intelligence professionals Hayden Peake, Studies in Intelligence East German Foreign Intelligence Myth, Reality and Oct , The contributors broaden the conventional view of East German foreign intelligence as driven by the inter German conflict to include its targeting of the United States, northern European and Scandinavian countries, highlighting areas that have previously received scant attention, like scientific technical and military intelligence. East Germany German Democratic Republic Countries Following the collapse of one party rule in East Germany in late , the signing of a Unification Treaty by East and West German Governments on August , , and a series of meetings between the foreign ministers of East and West Germany, the United States, Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union in Bonn, Berlin, Paris, and Moscow, a Treaty on the Final Settlement with Respect to Germany East Germany Israel relations Things That Were Better in East Germany Foreign Policy History of East Germany Jan , The German Democratic Republic, German Deutsche Demokratische Republik, often known in English as East Germany, existed from to It covered the area of the present day German states of Mecklenburg Vorpommern, Brandenburg, Berlin, Sachsen, Sachsen Anhalt, and Thringen This area was occupied by the Soviet Union at the end of World War II, with the remaining
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