United States national security policy: the extension of military assistance to foreign nations; estimates of threats to the national security; coordination of political and military policy; policy with respect to the acquisition of military bases and air transit rights; foreign policy aspects of the stockpiling of strategic and critical materials1

1. Continued from Foreign Relations, 1946, Vol. i, p. 1110.

[380] Memorandum by the Secretary of State to the President


[387] The Secretary of State to the Embassy in the United Kingdom

841.00/5–1747: Telegram

[388] The Ambassador in the United Kingdom ( Douglas ) to the Secretary of State

841.20/6–1147: Telegram

[393] Report by the Policy Planning Staff

Policy Planning Staff Files

[394] The National Security Resources Board to President Truman

840.50 Recovery/12–1247

[395] The Acting Secretary of State to Certain Diplomatic and Consular Offices

840.50 Recovery/12–2247: Circular airgram

  1. The source text—an unindexed photocopy from the papers of Clark M. Clifford at the Harry S. Truman Library, Independence, Missouri—became available after this volume had been set in pages. No copy was found in the files of the Department of State.
  2. Lot 58D133, a consolidated lot file in the Department of State containing documentation on armaments, regulation of armaments, and disarmament, 1943–1960.
  3. Lot 52M45, the files of the State–War–Navy Coordinating Committee which are located in the National Archives under the administration of the Department of State.