Official Intelligence Histories. Is there a Problem? door Ben de Jong

Over the past twenty years or so, intelligence and security services in several Western countries and in Russia as well have allowed official histories to be published. Authors, in some cases in-house historians, were given access to archives of the service and allowed their use for the publication, albeit in all cases with limitations as we shall see. This article discusses official histories which have been published in several Western countries and in Russia since the 1990s.