S/S–NSC files, lot 63 D 351, NSC 171/1
Memorandum by the Executive Secretary
(Lay) to the National Security Council
United States Objectives And Courses Of Action With Respect To Indonesia
- A. NSC 1711
- B. NSC Action Nos. 872–b,2 9033 and 9624
- C. Memos for NSC from Executive Secretary on same subject, dated November 13 and 18, 19535
- D. NSC 124/26
- E. Memo for NSC from Executive Secretary, same subject, dated September 3, 1953, enclosing Progress Report by the Secretary of State and the Acting Secretary of Defense on the subject, dated August 27, 19537
- F. SE–518
The National Security Council, the Secretary of the Treasury and the Acting Director, Bureau of the Budget, at the 171st Council meeting on November 19, 1953, adopted the statement of policy contained in NSC 171, as amended by the enclosures to the reference memorandum of November 13, subject to the changes which are set forth in NSC No. 962–a.
In connection with this action the Council also requested the Department of Defense to make, before January 1, 1954, for Council consideration, a reappraisal of the military effect of a relaxation of controls on trade with the Soviet bloc in strategic raw materials where such trade might result in a net advantage to the free world through increased political and economic stability (NSC Action No. 962–b).[Page 396]
The President has this date approved the statement of policy contained in NSC 171, as amended and adopted by the Council and enclosed herewith; directs its implementation by all appropriate executive departments and agencies of the U.S. Government; and designates the Operations Coordinating Board as the coordinating agency. Also enclosed for Council information are a financial appendix and an NSC staff study.
Accordingly, paragraph 17 of NSC 124/2 is hereby superseded.
- See footnote 3, Document 251.↩
- See footnote 7, Document 252.↩
- See Part 1, p. 125.↩
- The Sept. 3 memo is not printed. For text of the progress report, see Document 251.↩
- Document 253.↩
- Regarding subsequent changes in the text of paragraph 20, see Document 257.↩