1. For previous documentation on these topics, see Foreign Relations, 1951, vol. v, pp. 1199 ff. For additional documentation, see vol. iii, pp. 1075 ff. Of particular relevance is the documentation on the U.S. attitude on the colonial question and on the underlying issues at the United Nations and diplomatic exchanges between the United States and other administering authorities regarding certain issues, including the status of dependent territories in Africa.
  2. Regarding the background of the issues discussed here, see Foreign Relations, 1945, vol. viii, pp. 601 ff
  3. For previous documentation on this topic, see Foreign Relations, 1951, vol. v, pp. 1199 ff. For additional documentation on this subject, see pp. 1 ff.