303. Telegram 25591 to McCone, September 201

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Op In Dir Cite [less than 1 line not declassified]. Eyes Only [less than 1 line not declassified] from [less than 1 line not declassified].

1. Ref. Dir 372281: (out 78480)* suggest most careful consideration to conclusion last sentence paragraph D. As an alternative I can see that an offensive Soviet Cuban base will provide Soviets with most important and effective trading position in connection with all other critical areas and hence they might take an unexpected risk in order to establish such a position.

  1. Comments on telegram 78480 transmitting SNIE conclusions. Top Secret. 1 p. CIA Files: Job 80–B1676R, Box 17, Mongoose, Cuban Reconnaissance/Overflights.