Cline, Ray S.

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Analyst employed by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, educator, and author. Full name: Ray Steiner Cline. Born 1918; died 1996.

From the description of Ray S. Cline papers, 1945-1994 (bulk 1970-1994). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983352

Author, educator, intelligence analyst. Born in 1918; full name: Ray Steiner Cline.

From the description of Audio materials, 1974-1984 [sound recording]. 1974-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 40723089

Analyst employed by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, educator, and author. Born 1918; full name: Ray Steiner Cline; d. 1996.

From the description of Papers, 1970-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70937634

Deputy director for intelligence, United States Central Intelligence Agency, 1962-1966.

From the description of Ray S. Cline miscellaneous papers, 1992-1993. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123419744

Biographical Note

  • 1918, June 4: Born, Anderson Township, Clark Co., Ill.
  • 1939: A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1939 - 1940 : Henry Prize Fellow, Balliol College, Oxford University, Oxford, England
  • 1941: M.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Married Marjorie Wilson
  • 1941 - 1942 : Junior fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1942 - 1943 : Cryptanalyst, Department of the Navy
  • 1943 - 1946 : Chief, Current Intelligence Branch, Office of Strategic Services
  • 1946 - 1949 : Research historian, Office of the Chief of Military History, United States Army
  • 1949: Ph.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1949 - 1951 : Intelligence analyst, Central Intelligence Agency
  • 1951: Published Washington Command Post (Washington: Department of the Army. 413 pp.)
  • 1951 - 1953 : Attaché, United States embassy, London, England
  • 1954 - 1958 : Intelligence analyst, Central Intelligence Agency
  • 1955: Member, United States delegation, Four Power Heads of State Conference, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1958 - 1962 : Director, United States Naval Auxiliary Communications Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
  • 1962 - 1966 : Deputy director for intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency
  • 1966 - 1969 : Special advisor, United States embassy, Bonn, Germany
  • 1969: Awarded distinguished intelligence medal by Central Intelligence Agency
  • 1969 - 1973 : Director, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, State Department
  • 1973: Awarded career intelligence medal by Central Intelligence Agency
  • 1973 - 1986 : Director, world power studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
  • 1974: Appointed adjunct professor of international relations, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
  • 1975: Published World Power Assessment (Boulder: Westview Press. 173 pp.)
  • 1976: Published Secrets, Spies, and Scholars (Washington: Acropolis Books. 294 pp.)
  • 1977: Founded National Intelligence Study Center, Washington, D.C. Published World Power Assessment 1977 (Boulder: Westview Press. 206 pp.)
  • circa 1978: Director, Committee on the Present Danger, Washington, D.C.
  • 1979: Founded Coalition for Asian Peace and Security, Washington, D.C.
  • circa 1979: Elected vice president, Committee for a Free China, Washington, D.C. President, SIFT, Inc., Washington, D.C.
  • 1980: Published World Power Trends and U.S. Foreign Policy (Boulder: Westview Press. 228 pp.)
  • circa 1980: Adjunct professor, Defense Intelligence School, Washington, D.C.
  • 1981: Published The CIA Under Reagan, Bush, and Casey (Washington: Acropolis Books. 351 pp.) Republished as The CIA: Reality Versus Myth, 1982
  • circa 1982: President, Committee for a Free China, Washington, D.C.
  • 1983: Published with Herbert Block The Planetary Product in 1982 (Washington: Center for Strategic and International Studies, Georgetown University. 31 pp.)
  • 1984: Published with Yonah Alexander Terrorism: The Soviet Connection (New York: Crane Russak. 162 pp.)
  • circa 1984: Appointed director of advisory council, Interaction Systems, Inc., McLean, Va.
  • 1986 - : Chairman, United States Global Strategy Council, Washington, D.C.
  • 1988: Published Metastrategy (New York: Crane Russak 145 pp.) and Tzereu ot Roosvelta do Reigena (New York: Liberty Publishing House. n.p.)
  • 1989: Published Chiang Ching-kuo Remembered: The Man and His Political Legacy (Washington: United States Global Strategy Council. 197 pp.)
  • 1992: Published Foreign Policy Failures in China, Cuba, and Nicaragua: A Paradigm (Washington: United States Global Strategy Council. 246 pp.)
  • 1993: Published The Power of Nations in the 1990s (Washington: University Press of America. n.p.)
  • 1996, Mar. 15: Died, Arlington, Va.

From the guide to the Ray S. Cline Papers, 1945-1994, (bulk 1970-1944), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Biographical/Historical Note

Deputy director for intelligence, United States Central Intelligence Agency, 1962-1966.

From the guide to the Ray S. Cline miscellaneous papers, 1992-1993, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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creatorOf Ray S. Cline Papers, 1945-1994, (bulk 1970-1944) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Cline, Ray S. Ray S. Cline papers, 1945-1994 (bulk 1970-1994). Library of Congress
creatorOf Cline, Ray S. Ray S. Cline miscellaneous papers, 1992-1993. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Ray S. Cline miscellaneous papers, 1992-1993 Hoover Institution Archives.
creatorOf Cline, Ray S. Audio materials, 1974-1984 [sound recording]. Library of Congress
creatorOf Cline, Ray S. Papers, 1970-1988. Library of Congress
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correspondedWith Chiang, Ching-kuo, 1910-1988 person
associatedWith Coalition for Asian Peace and Security. corporateBody
associatedWith Fontaine, Roger W. person
associatedWith Fontaine, Roger W. person
associatedWith Georgetown University. Center for Strategic and International Studies. corporateBody
correspondedWith Ho, Shai-lai person
correspondedWith Lefever, Ernest W. person
correspondedWith Lefever, Ernest W. person
correspondedWith Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987 person
correspondedWith Menges, Constantine Christopher person
associatedWith Ratliff, William E. person
correspondedWith Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007 person
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China
Cuba
Korea
United States
United States
Cuba
China
Soviet Union
United States
Soviet Union
Korea
Cuba
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National security--United States
Speeches, addresses, etc
Intelligence service--Korea
World War, 1939-1945--Secret service--United States
Intelligence service--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Secret service
Intelligence service--China
Secret service
National security
Intelligence service
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
Secret service--United States
Espionage, American
Interviews
Intelligence service--Soviet Union
International relations
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Intelligence analysts
Intelligence officers--United States
Educators
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