9780415493314

Military Intelligence and the Arab Revolt: The First Modern Intelligence War

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    9780415493314

  • ISBN10:

    0415493315

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-01-12
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Mapp. v
Acknowledgementsp. vi
List of abbreviationsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Legacies of the First World Warp. 3
Intelligence: suspended potentialp. 7
Progress to the eastp. 10
The Arab Bureau and British policyp. 14
Setting the scene: British intelligence and anArab insurrection, 1913G++15p. 27
British Egypt: redefining strategic securityp. 28
Schemes for subversion: Arab opportunities and British ambivalencep. 36
Political negotiationsp. 55
The Foreign Office and the Sykes-Picot agreementp. 66
The creation of the Arab Bureaup. 74
The outbreak of the Arab Revolt, MayG++November 1916p. 108
The Sherif of Mecca launches uprisingp. 108
Complications for British supportp. 116
Debating control of the Hejaz campaignp. 122
The Hejaz uprising: a precedent for Syria?p. 133
Arriving at a doctrine of guerrilla warfare, JuneG++October 1916p. 160
The Arab Bureau and evaluations of the Arab forcesp. 160
Divided Islam and a military stalematep. 169
Crisis at Rabegh: debate over an immobile brigadep. 176
A G++corner turnedG++ for the Arab Revolt, and McMahonp. 187
LawrenceG++s mission: advancing a strategy of guerrilla warfarep. 200
Intelligence on trial: the Rabegh crisis, November 1916G++January 1917p. 241
First alarm at Rabegh: intelligence wantedp. 241
The military debate over reinforcementsp. 249
Intelligence and the strategic detachment from Medinap. 258
The shield of Rabegh collapses: the Turkishcounter-attack, December 1916p. 266
Intelligence and the gainsaying of Wingatep. 278
Reorientation: the Arab Revolt shifts north, JanuaryG++April 1917p. 314
Wejh: filling the strategy vacuump. 314
Regular support for an irregular campaignp. 335
Imint and Turkish redeployment to the railwayp. 344
Tribal politics and a northern migrationp. 351
Sigint and a vanished optionp. 357
An unauthorized policy triumph: intelligence and Aqaba,FebruaryG++July 1917p. 383
Destination: Medina, Jauf or Aqaba?p. 383
LawrenceG++s epiphany on Medinap. 395
Another G++revoltG++: the Sykes-Picot stratagem stumblesp. 413
Intelligence assessments: Medina fades to Syriap. 424
The best laid plans: political and military intelligence on Aqabap. 435
Aftermath: intelligence revelationsp. 448
Conclusionp. 458
Theatre challengesp. 461
Regional expertise: the Arab Bureaup. 464
Lessons: the Lawrence conundrump. 470
Glossary of namesp. 478
Bibliographyp. 489
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