328. Letter From the Acting Secretary of State’s Special Assistant for Research and Intelligence (Armstrong) to the Executive Secretary of the National Security Council (Souers)0
Dear Admiral Souers: Following the conversation which Colonel Booth and I had with you on October 24th the Department notified the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the withdrawal of its representation on the Joint Intelligence Committee and the Joint Intelligence Staff. I enclose a copy of that memorandum for your information.1
I am also enclosing a copy of a letter to Admiral Hillenkoetter, asking him to establish relations with the Joint Intelligence Committee which will provide for continuing cooperation and joint activity between the Department and the Joint Chiefs on intelligence matters.