The preparation of this volume was directed and supervised by E. Ralph Perkins, former Chief of the Foreign Relations Division, assisted by the present Chief, S. Everett Gleason, by Rogers P. Churchill and Ralph R. Goodwin.
The compilations on the regional policies of the United States toward the Near East were the work of Herbert A. Fine, Ralph R. Goodwin, and John P. Glennon. Messrs. Fine and Goodwin also selected and edited the documents on American relations with Egypt, Greece, Iran, and Iraq.
Mr. Goodwin was responsible for compiling the documentation of United States policy toward Palestine, Yemen, and Turkey, assisted in the last subject by Mr. Churchill. The compilations on American relations with Saudi Arabia, and with Syria and Lebanon were the work of Mr. Fine.
The compilation on United States policy toward Liberia was done by Laurence Evans, a former member of the staff. Mr. Evans and John P. Glennon were responsible for the documentation on American relations with Morocco, including the International Zone of Tangier.
The Publishing and Reproduction Services Division (Jerome H. Perlmutter, Chief) was responsible for the technical editing of the volume.
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