U.S. EFFORTS TO HELP PROMOTE PEACEFUL RELATIONS BETWEEN INDIA AND PAKISTAN: DEVELOPMENT AND PRESENTATION OF A “PACKAGE PLAN” FOR SETTLING THE MAJOR DISPUTES BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES; U.S. POLICY TOWARD THE KASHMIR DISPUTE AND SUPPORT FOR THE INDUS BASIN WATERS TREATY 1

1. Continued from Foreign Relations, 1955–1957, vol. VIII, pp. 55 ff. For related documentation, see the compilations on India and Pakistan in this volume.


8. Memorandum on the Substance of Discussion at the Department of State–Joint Chiefs of Staff Meeting, Pentagon, Washington, January 10, 1958

Source: Department of State, State–JCS Meetings: Lot 61 D 417. Top Secret.


10. Memorandum of a Conversation, Department of State, Washington, January 17, 1958

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 790D.5-MSP/1–1758. Secret. Drafted by Meyer. The Secretary and Ambassador Mehta also discussed U.S. aid to India; see Document 201.


11. Telegram From the Embassy in India to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91/1–2958. Secret; Priority. Repeated to Karachi.


12. Letter From the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs (Berry) to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs (Sprague)

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91/1–1758. Secret. Drafted by Helen R. Nicholl of SOA on January 31.


13. Telegram From the Embassy in Pakistan to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91/2–1258. Secret; Priority. Repeated to New Delhi.


14. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Pakistan

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91322/2–758. Confidential. Drafted by John M. Howison and Henry W. Spielman of SOA and approved by Bartlett. Repeated to New Delhi, Dacca, and Lahore.


15. Telegram From the Embassy in Pakistan to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 790D.5621/3–1058. Secret; Noforn. Repeated to London and New Delhi.


16. Telegram From the Mission at the United Nations to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.913–1258. Secret; Priority.


17. Telegram From the Mission at the United Nations to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91/3–1358. Secret; Priority; Limited Distribution.


18. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Pakistan

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91322/3–458. Secret. Drafted by Louis B. Poullada and approved by Bartlett. Repeated to New Delhi and London.


19. Telegram From the Embassy in Pakistan to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91/3–1458. Confidential; Priority; Limited Distribution. Repeated to New Delhi.


20. Telegram From the Embassy in India to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91/3–1558. Secret; Niact. Repeated to Karachi.


21. Telegram From the Mission at the United Nations to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91/3–1758. Secret; Priority; Limit Distribution.


22. Memorandum of a Conversation, Department of State, Washington, March 19, 1958

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 033.9111/3–1958. Confidential. Drafted by Bartlett. Radhakrishnan also met with President Eisenhower; see Document 207.


23. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Pakistan

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91/3–2058. Secret. Drafted by Bartlett on March 18 and cleared with Rountree. Also sent to New Delhi and London.


26. Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs (Rountree) to the Secretary of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91/4–1758. Secret. Drafted by Nicholl on April 9 and concurred in by C. Douglas Dillon in draft and S/P, W, H, IO, ICA, EUR, E, and W/MSC.


27. Memorandum From the Secretary of State to the President

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91/4–1758. Secret


28. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in India

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91/4–2258. Secret. Drafted by Meyer and approved by Rountree. Also sent to Karachi and London.


29. Memorandum of a Conversation, Department of State, Washington, April 25, 1958

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91/4–2558. Secret. Drafted by Fleck on April 29.


30. Memorandum of a Conversation, Department of State, Washington, April 30, 1958

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91/4–3058. Confidential. Drafted by Bartlett. Dulles and Amjad Ali also discussed India’s military objectives; see infra .


31. Memorandum of a Conversation, Department of State, Washington, April 30, 1958

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 791.5/4–3058. Confidential. Drafted by Bartlett.


33. Memorandum From the Secretary of State to the President

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91/5–2558. Secret. Drafted by Bartlett on May 1.


34. Letter From President Eisenhower to Prime Minister Nehru and President Mirza

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91/5–258. Secret; Presidential Handling. Transmitted in telegram 2569 to New Delhi, also sent as 2771 to Karachi, for immediate delivery, the time of presentation to be coordinated by Bunker and Langley. Telegram 2569, which is the source text, was drafted by Nicholl, approved by Rountree, and repeated to London.


35. Memorandum of a Conversation, Department of State, Washington, May 13, 1958

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91/5–1358. Secret; For Limited Distribution Only. Drafted by Bartlett.


36. Telegram From the Embassy in Pakistan to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 690D.91/5–1658. Secret; Priority; Presidential Handling. Repeated to New Delhi and London.