United States policy regarding hemisphere defense, provision of armaments and military assistance to American republics, and participation by American republics in the Korea conflict 1

1. Continued from Foreign Relations, 1950, vol. i, p. 599 ff.

[649] The Acting Secretary of State to the Secretary of Defense (Lovett)


[652] The Secretary of State to Certain Diplomatic Offices in the American Republics

720. 5–MSP/12–1451: Circular telegram

[653] The Acting Secretary of Defense (Foster) to the Secretary of State


  1. Drafting of this document began prior to the opening of the Fourth Meeting’ of Consultation, but all necessary clearances were not obtained until after the meeting had adjourned.