604. Memorandum from Cottrell to the NSC Executive Committee, January 251

MEMORANDUM FOR THE NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL’S EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (Prepared for the meeting of Friday, January 25, 1963 at 4 p.m.)

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  • Current Problems Concerning Cuba

1. Verification of withdrawal of missiles.

2. Removal of Soviet troops from Cuba.

3. Release of all Americans in Cuban prisons plus Mr. Robert Geddes, British subject married to a U.S. citizen.

4. Cuban subversive activities in the Western Hemisphere.

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5. Future activities of Mr. Donovan.

6. Policy on low-level aerial surveillance as a political weapon against the Castro regime.

7. Policy re such Cuban groups as Alpha 66, Cuban Revolutionary Council and exile groups.

8. Preparation of a Psychological Annex to the basic paper on U.S. Policy Toward Cuba.

9. Policy on extent of attributability acceptable in intensified intelligence collection; Policy on illegal infiltration and exfiltration.

10. Policy on resumption of KLM, Mexicana and Iberia flights to Cuba.

  1. Current problems concerning Cuba. Secret. 1 p. DOS, CF, 737.00/1–2463.