292. Preliminary Notes of the Operations Coordinating Board Meeting

Source: Department of State, OCB Files: Lot 62 D 430, Iceland. Secret. No drafting information appears on the source text.

293. Report by the Operations Coordinating Board

Source: Department of State, OCB Files: Lot 62 D 430, Iceland. Secret. This report comprised a cover sheet, an undated action memorandum by the Executive Officer of the OCB, a report on Iceland, and three annexes. Only the report is printed here. The report was reviewed by the OCB at its meeting on June 25, and after some discussion, the language on troop withdrawal was agreed to by officials of the Departments of State and Defense. (Preliminary notes of the OCB meeting, June 25; ibid.)

294. Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs (Elbrick) to Secretary of State Dulles

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 740B.022/9–358. Confidential. Drafted by Beyer and cleared by Mayer and Willoughby. The source text bears the handwritten notation: “Sec saw 9/4”.

295. Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and European Regional Organizations

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 740B.022/9–1258. Secret. Repeated to London, Reykjavik, and USUN.

296. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 330, OASD/ISA Files, Country Files, Iceland. Secret. Drafted by Stoddart. The meeting was held at the Department of State.

297. Telegram From the Embassy in Iceland to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 740B.022/12–859. Secret. Repeated to London and Paris.

298. Report by the NSC Planning Board

Source: Department of State, S/SNSC Files: Lot 63 D 351, NSC 6025 Series. Secret. On October 18, the OCB recommended that NSC 5712/1 (see footnote 1, Document 292) be brought up to date in accordance with the Presidential directive of April 7 that NSC papers be current for the new administration. (NSC Action No. 2215–c; Department of State, S/SNSC (Miscellaneous) Files: Lot 66 D 95, Records of Action by the National Security Council) The resulting paper, NSC 6025, prepared by the NSC Planning Board, comprised a cover sheet; a memorandum from NSC Executive Secretary Lay, dated January 18, 1961, which stated that it had been approved by the President on that day; a memorandum of transmittal by Lay, dated December 29, 1960; the statement of policy; and a financial appendix. Only the statement of policy is printed here.

According to the January 18 memorandum, pp. 3, 6, and 13 were “editorially revised” for insertion in NSC 6025, but the changes were not indicated.

NSC 6025 was rescinded by President Kennedy on May 2, 1962.