690D.91/2–1351: Telegram

The Ambassador in India (Henderson) to the Secretary of State


2063. 1. In spite probably unfavorable Pakistani reaction we still hope Nimitz can be relieved his responsibilities re Kashmir. He, or almost any other US citizen prominence and integrity not known be opposed to present US foreign policies would be greatly handicapped.

2. Bunche might be exception, since general impression prevails among Indians he not likely have sympathy for Moslem point view and because India’s consistent campaign against racial discrimination somewhat pro-Indian.

3. Members UK HICOM here agree privately with paragraph 1 above.

Repeated Karachi 69.