- Intelligence Bureau for the East
The Intelligence Bureau for the East (German: Nachrichtenstelle für den Orient) was a German intelligence organisation established on the eve of World War I dedicated to promoting and sustaining subversive and nationalist agitations in the British Indian Empire and the Persian and Egyptian satellite states. Attached to the Auswartiges Amt, it was headed by Archaeologist Baron Max von Oppenheim and, during the war, worked intricately with the deposed Khedive Abbas II of Egypt, and Indian revolutionary organisations including the Berlin Committee, Jugantar, the Ghadar Party, as well as with prominent Muslim socialists including Maulavi Barkatullah. Aside from Oppenheim himself, recruits to the Bureau included Franz von Papen, later briefly the Chancellor of the Weimar Republic, Wilhelm Wassmuss (sometimes referred to as the German Lawrence), Gunther von Wesendonck, Ernst Sekunna and others.
The bureau was intricately involved in almost all the events that ultimately came to be called the Hindu-German Conspiracy, including the Annie Larsen plot, Ghadar Conspiracy, Siam-Burma plan, attempts in Bengal as well as other lesser known plots in the Near east including of the western borders of British India and in Afghanistan.
In addition to its subversive wors against British possessions in India, it also attempted to instigate instability in British possessions in the Muslims in India as well as around the world in the Middle east and in Egypt. It was involved in early Turkish plans for war and the Caliph's decision to declare Jihad. The bureau was involved in intelligence and subversive missions to Persia and to Afghanistan, and also attempted, along with the Berlin Committee, to recruit Indian soldiers in Mesopotamia. Its Persia operations were led by Wilhelm Wassmuss.
- Popplewell, Richard J (1995), Intelligence and Imperial Defence: British Intelligence and the Defence of the Indian Empire 1904-1924., Routledge, ISBN 071464580X, http://www.routledge.com/shopping_cart/products/product_detail.asp?sku=&isbn=071464580X&parent_id=&pc= .
Hindu–German Conspiracy Historical context Ghadar PartyLala Hardayal · Sohan Singh Bhakna · Pandurang Sadashiv Khankhoje · Hindustan Ghadar · Ghadar di Gunj · Tarak Nath Das · Guran Ditt Kumar · Baba Gurdit Singh · Komagata Maru incident · Bhagwan Singh · Bhai Paramanand · Ram Chandra · Kartar Singh Sarabha · V. G. Pingle · Kanshi Ram · Agnes Smedley · More Berlin Committee Indian figures German figures Irish Republican
Conspiracy Counter-intelligenceW. C. Hopkinson · John Wallinger · Indian Political Intelligence Office · Basil Thomson · MI5(g) · Vernon Kell · Robert Nathan · Kirpal Singh · Oren · Vincent Kraft · William Wiseman · Charles Tegart · Guy Gaunt · W. Somerset Maugham · Tomáš Masaryk · E. V. Voska · Defence of India Act 1915 · East Persia Cordon Related topics
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