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Topical List of Documents

Note: The regional topics are first on this list; individual countries follow in alphabetical order.

Arab-Israeli Dispute

6. Memorandum of Conversation, January 31, 1961. Kennedy-Reid meeting: current issues in and around Israel.

7. Memorandum of Conversation, February 3, 1961 Israel’s nuclear program.

9. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the UAR, February 8, 1961. Rusk-Kamel meeting: U.S.-UAR relations, Arab-Israeli dispute.

10. Memorandum of Conversation, February 13, 1961. U.S.-U.K. bilateral talks on regional issues.

12. Memorandum of Conversation, February 16, 1961. Bundy-Harman meeting: Israel’s security concerns, Israel’s nuclear program, Jordan River development, and refugee problem.

19. Editorial Note. Jordan’s appeal to the United Nations to prevent a military parade in Israel.

38. Memorandum from Bowles to Kennedy, April 28, 1961. Proposal for a new approach to the refugee problem.

39. Memorandum from Talbot to Rusk, May 1, 1961. Proposed responses to Israeli memorandum on Arab-Israeli issues.

42. Memorandum from Bowles to Kennedy, May 6, 1961. Proposed letter to reassure Arab leaders of U.S. policy in the region.

43. Memorandum of Conversation, May 8, 1961. Department of Defense briefing for Barbour on Israel’s request for Hawk missiles.

45. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Arab Republic, May 10, 1961. Concern about repercussions of Ben Gurion’s visit in the Arab world.

47. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Arab Republic, May 11, 1961. Message to Arab leaders from Kennedy outlining broad themes and goals of U.S. policy in region.

54. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, May 26, 1961. Preliminary reactions from Arab leaders to Kennedy’s messages.

55. Memorandum from Feldman to Kennedy, May 26, 1961. Briefing memorandum for meeting with Ben Gurion.

57. Memorandum of Conversation, May 30, 1961. Kennedy-Ben Gurion meeting: bilateral and regional issues.

59. Memorandum of Conversation, June 2, 1961. Briefing of Arab ambassadors on Ben Gurion’s visit.

60. Telegram from the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State, June 2, 1961. Stevenson-Ben Gurion meeting: refugee issue.

83. Memorandum from Kennedy to Bundy, July 10, 1961. Request for information on origin of the letter to Arab leaders.

85. Telegram from the Embassy in Israel to the Department of State, July 12, 1961. Israeli position on refugees.

86. Memorandum from Rusk to Kennedy, July 13, 1961. Rationale for letters to Arab leaders and discussion of the responses to them.

88. Memorandum of Conversation, July 20, 1961. Near East policy planning.

143. Memorandum from Talbot to Secretary of State Rusk, November 22, 1961. Israel’s military security.

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144. Memorandum of Conversation, November 22, 1961. Rostow-Kamel meeting: possibility of closer relations between the United Arab Republic and the United States.

163. Memorandum from Komer to Kennedy, January 15, 1962. Proposal for increased aid to the United Arab Republic.

164. Memorandum from Talbot to Bowles, January 15, 1962. Points for discussion with Nasser.

166. Memorandum of Conversation, January 17, 1962. Joseph Johnson-U.S. officials meeting: continuation of the Special Representative mission; questions on U.S. policy in the Near East.

186. Memorandum from Talbot and Dutton to Rusk, February 2, 1962. Complications arising from the possible passage of the Farbstein Resolution.

190. Memorandum of Conversation, February 13, 1962. Rusk-Congressman Farbstein meeting: the Farbstein Resolution.

203. Telegram from the Embassy in Syria to the Department of State, February 28, 1962. Prime Minister Dawalibi’s comments on the Jordan waters and the Arab-Israeli dispute.

216. Memorandum of Conversation, March 20, 1962. Harman-Talbot meeting: Israel’s reprisal raid on Syrian positions at Lake Tiberias; U.S. opposition to reprisal raids.

217. Telegram from the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations, March 20, 1962. U.S. desire to prevent escalation of hostilities.

221. Telegram from the Embassy in Syria to the Department of State, March 24, 1962. Embassy comments on Syrian policy toward Israel.

222. Telegram from the Embassy in Israel to the Department of State, March 26, 1962. Question of sovereignty over Lake Tiberias.

223. Telegram from the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations, March 26, 1962. U.S. position in the Security Council on the Lake Tiberias incidents.

226. Memorandum from Rusk to Kennedy, March 28, 1962. U.S. position in the Security Council on the Lake Tiberias incidents.

242. Memorandum from Ludlow to Talbot, April 11, 1962. Developments in the Security Council on the Lake Tiberias incidents.

250. Telegram from the Embassy in Israel to the Department of State, April 14, 1962. Rusk-Harman meetings: Johnson Mission, Arab-Israeli issues, Israel’s relations with the United Nations.

251. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, April 18, 1962. Developments in the Security Council on the Lake Tiberias incidents.

259. Memorandum for the Record, April 30, 1962. Komer-Gazit meeting: Israeli concerns about a shift in U.S. policy toward Nasser.

275. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Israel, May 24, 1962. Summary of Peres’ visit with State and Defense Department officials regarding Israeli security problems.

278. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Israel, May 28, 1962. Rusk-Harman meeting: Israel’s security and Arab-Israeli issues.

280. Memorandum from Feldman to Smith, May 29, 1962. Discrimination by Arab states against American Jews.

281. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, May 31, 1962. U.S. position on the status of Jerusalem.

282. Memorandum from Komer to Feldman, May 31, 1962. Suggestions for more U.S. diplomatic action on Arab-Israeli dispute.

283. Memorandum from McGhee to Rusk, June 1, 1962. Proposed note to Israel on the Jordan waters issue.

285. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Jordan, June 1, 1962. Discussion of Israeli protest concerning Jordanian construction on Mount of Olives.

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290. Memorandum from Talbot to Rusk, June 7, 1962. Draft of paper outlining U.S. policy toward Israel and discussing the possibility of a security arrangement with Israel and the sale of Hawk missiles.

291. Memorandum from Rusk to Talbot, June 10, 1962. Dissatisfaction with Document 290.

293. Letter from Kennedy to Ben Gurion, June 13, 1962. U.S. desire for peace in the Near East, concern for Israeli security, and Jordan water development.

297. Editorial Note. U.S. position on question of direct Arab-Israeli negotiations.

300. Letter from Feldman to Stevenson, June 19, 1962. Kaysen-Harman meeting: U.N. peacekeeping efforts.

301. Editorial Note. Shift in policy of encouraging other governments to locate missions in Tel Aviv rather than Jerusalem.

306. Memorandum from Komer to Bundy, June 22, 1962. Suggestion for U.S. effort to promote mutual arms limitations.

309. Memorandum from Brubeck to Bundy, June 25, 1962. Analysis of Nasser’s letter to Kennedy.

313. Memorandum from Talbot to Rusk, June 29, 1962. Senate concern over Arab discrimination against U.S. Jews.

314. Paper Prepared in the Department of State, June 30, 1962. U.S. efforts to relieve tension in the Near East; U.S. efforts to eliminate discrimination against Jews; U.S. policy toward Arab boycott.

CENTO

4. Memorandum from the JCS to McNamara, January 26, 1961. Importance of Iran in CENTO.

10. Memorandum of Conversation, February 13, 1961. U.S.-U.K. bilateral talks on regional issues.

22. Memorandum from Jones to Bowles, March 16, 1961. JCS and Department of State views on U.S. policy toward CENTO.

30. Airgram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Turkey, April 8, 1961. U.S. approach to CENTO.

46. Telegram from the Embassy in Iran to the Department of State, May 10, 1961. Embassy comments on U.S. policy in Iran and advice not to join CENTO.

50. Memorandum from Komer to Kennedy, May 18, 1961. Advice from the Iranian Task Force.

252. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, April 18, 1962. Summary of the status of actions initiated after the Shah’s visit to Washington.

Jordan River Development

8. Paper Prepared in the Department of State, February 6, 1961. U.S. policy concerning Jordan River development.

12. Memorandum of Conversation, February 16, 1961. Bundy-Harman meeting: Israel’s security, Israel’s nuclear program, Jordan River development, and the refugee problem.

25. Editorial Note. Possible return of Eric Johnston to the Near East to seek agreement on the Johnston Plan.

100. Memorandum of Conversation, August 26, 1961. Ball-Johnston meeting: Jordan River development plans and possible U.S. initiative.

101. Letter from Johnston to Ball, August 26, 1961. Need for international control of Jordan River system.

197. Memorandum from Grant to McGhee, February 24, 1962. Developments concerning Israel’s intention to divert Jordan River water.

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198. Circular Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Syria, February 24, 1962. U.S. response to Syrian note on the Israeli plan.

199. Circular Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassies in the United Kingdom and Syria, February 24, 1962. U.S. efforts to reduce tensions from the Jordan waters problem.

203. Telegram from the Embassy in Syria to the Department of State, February 28, 1962. Prime Minister Dawalibi’s comments on the Jordan waters and the Arab-Israeli dispute.

211. Telegram 1545 to Near Eastern Posts, March 10, 1962. U.S. policy concerning Jordan waters issues.

250. Telegram from the Embassy in Israel to the Department of State, April 14, 1962. Rusk-Harman meetings: Johnson Mission, Arab-Israeli issues, Israel’s relations with the United Nations.

261. Memorandum from Grant to Ball, May 1, 1962. Proposed assurances to Israel on its Jordan Valley Water Development Program.

283. Memorandum from McGhee to Rusk, May 25, 1962. Proposed note to Israel on the Jordan waters issue.

Kuwait/Iraq Dispute

66. Memorandum from Elwood to Strong, June 26, 1961. Background of Iraqi claim to Kuwait.

67. Telegram from the Department of State to the Consulate in Kuwait, June 27, 1961. U.S. support for Kuwait.

70. Message from Home to Rusk, June 28, 1961. U.K. concern about Kuwait/Iraq dispute; desire for cooperation.

71. Memorandum of Conversation, June 29, 1961. Kennedy-Hart meeting: Kuwait crisis.

72. Message from Home to Rusk, June 29, 1961. U.K. desire to use diplomacy to restrain Iraq and U.K. preparations for possible military role.

73. Editorial Note. U.S. support for British stand on Kuwait/Iraq.

75. Circular Telegram from the Department of State to Certain Consular and Diplomatic Posts, June 30, 1961. Kuwait/Iraq situation.

76. Message from Smith to Clifton, June 30, 1961. Announcement of initial U.K. deployments to Kuwait.

77. Message from Home to Rusk, July 2, 1961. U.K. view of movement of U.S. naval force toward Bahrain.

78. Editorial Note. Halt in movement of U.S. naval force toward Bahrain.

79. Memorandum of Conversation, July 7, 1961. Rusk-Caccia-Alphand meeting: conclusion of crisis.

80. Editorial Note. U.N. Security Council action on the Kuwait/Iraq dispute.

81. Memorandum of Conversation, July 7, 1961. Kennedy-Saudi Ambassador meeting: dispute over Kuwait.

84. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Kingdom, July 12, 1961. Meeting with U.K. Embassy officer on Kuwait situation.

89. Memorandum from Strong to Talbot, July 24, 1961. Arab countries’ efforts to solve Kuwait/Iraq dispute.

150. Memorandum from Talbot to Ball, December 18, 1961. Situation in Iraq; growing orientation toward the Soviet bloc; implications for U.S. policy.

154. Telegram from the Embassy in Iraq to the Department of State, December 28, 1961. Importance of keeping Arab nations involved in Kuwait.

155. Memorandum from Talbot to McGhee, December 29, 1961. Kuwait situation and U.S. policy.

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156. Memorandum from Komer to Bundy, December 29, 1961. Growing tensions in Iraq; Kuwait situation.

174. Circular Airgram from the Department of State to the Embassies in Kuwait and the United Kingdom, January 23, 1962. U.S. actions to strengthen Kuwait.

183. National Intelligence Estimate, January 31, 1962. Situation in Iraq; Iraqi threats toward Kuwait.

191. Memorandum of Conversation, February 13, 1962. Kennedy-Saud meeting: Saud’s views on the likelihood of an Iraqi attack.

Palestinian Refugee Issue

12. Memorandum of Conversation, February 16, 1961. Bundy-Harman meeting: Israel’s security, Israel’s nuclear program, Jordan River development, and the refugee problem.

34. Circular Telegram from the Department of State to Near Eastern and North African Posts, April 15, 1961. Summary of developments relating to Arab draft U.N. resolution on refugees.

36. Memorandum from Cleveland to Bowles, April 19, 1961. Report on refugee resolutions in the United Nations.

38. Memorandum from Bowles to Kennedy, April 28, 1961. Proposal for U.S. approach to refugee situation.

40. Telegram from the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations, May 4, 1961. U.S. proposal for PCC initiative on refugees.

57. Memorandum of Conversation, May 30, 1961. Kennedy-Ben Gurion meeting: bilateral and regional issues, including refugees.

59. Memorandum of Conversation, June 2, 1961. Briefing of Arab ambassadors on Ben Gurion’s visit.

60. Telegram from the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State, June 2, 1961. Stevenson-Ben Gurion meeting: refugee issue.

85. Telegram from the Embassy in Israel to the Department of State, July 12, 1961. Barbour-Meir meeting: refugee problem.

86. Memorandum from Rusk to Kennedy, July 13, 1961. Rationale for letters to Arab leaders and discussion to the responses to them.

87. Editorial Note. List of advantages to Israel in resolution of refugee problem, sent from Meyer to Feldman.

91. Letter from Talbot to Meyer, August 3, 1961. Discussion of possible U.S. initiative on the refugee issue.

92. Paper by Strong. Report of discussion by Talbot and U.S. Ambassadors of proposals for solution of the refugee problem at the Nicosia Conference, August 3, 1961.

96. Editorial Note. Initiation of the Johnson Mission to the Near East.

112. Memorandum of Conversation, September 29, 1961. Johnson-Cleveland-Talbot meeting: Johnson Mission.

126. Telegram from the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations, October 12,1961. Johnson Mission and U.S. policy concerning upcoming U.S. UNRWA debate.

136. Telegram from the Embassy in Israel to the Department of State, November 1, 1961. Meeting with Meir: reactions on refugee problem.

139. Memorandum of Conversation, November 14, 1961. Talbot-Harman meeting: Israeli position on refugees.

140. Editorial Note. Report of Johnson Mission.

145. Memorandum from Rusk to Kennedy, November 26, 1961. Proposed U.S. positions in the U.N. debate on the Arab refugee problem.

146. Memorandum of Conversation, November 30, 1961. Rusk-Meir meeting: Palestine refugee item at the 16th U.N. General Assembly.

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153. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Jordan, December 25, 1961. U.S. interest in further efforts by the PCC Special Representative.

166. Memorandum of Conversation, January 17, 1962. Joseph Johnson-U.S. officials meeting: continuation of the Special Representative mission; questions on U.S. policy in the Near East.

187. Memorandum of Conversation, February 2, 1962. Johnson-U.S. officials meeting: the PCC refugee initiative.

213. Memorandum of Conversation, March 14, 1962. Johnson-U.S. officials meeting: the PCC refugee initiative.

237. Memorandum of Conversation, April 6, 1962. Johnson-U.S. officials meeting: Johnson’s plans for the Second Round of the PCC refugee initiative.

240. Memorandum from Talbot and Cleveland to Rusk, April 10, 1962. Suggested approach to Israel in support of Johnson’s refugee plan.

253. Telegram from the Embassy in Israel to the Department of State, April 18, 1962. Johnson’s meetings with Arab and Israeli leaders.

258. Telegram from the Embassy in Syria to the Department of State, April 27, 1962. Johnson’s meetings with Lebanese officials.

260. Telegram from the Embassy in the United Arab Republic to the Department of State, April 30, 1962. Johnson’s visit to Syria.

263. Telegram from the Embassy in the United Arab Republic to the Department of State, May 3, 1962. Johnson’s visit to Cairo.

289. Memorandum of Conversation, June 7, 1962. Johnson-U.S. officials meeting: the status of the PCC refugee initiative.

Iran

4. Memorandum from JCS to McNamara, January 26, 1961. U.S. policy toward Iran in light of potential political instability in Iran.

10. Memorandum of Conversation, February 13, 1961. U.S.-U.K. bilateral talks on regional issues.

11. Memorandum from Jones to Rusk, February 15, 1961. Iran’s concern about possibility of U.S. policy changes.

14. Memorandum of Conversation, February 21, 1961. Rusk-General Bakhtiar meeting: Iranian interest in increased U.S. aid.

16. National Intelligence Estimate, February 28, 1961. Summary of current developments in Iran.

17. Memorandum of Conversation, March 1, 1961. Kennedy-General Bakhtiar meeting: Iran’s request for U.S. aid.

20. Letter from Jones to Bundy, March 13, 1961. Department of State views on contingencies raised by the JCS.

21. Telegram from the Embassy in Iran to the Department of State, March 14, 1961. Harriman report of his conversation with the Shah.

26. Memorandum of Conversation, March 27, 1961. Harriman-Department of State officers meeting: situation in Iran.

27. Memorandum from Morgan to Bundy, March 27, 1961. Analysis of the political situation in Iran.

29. Memorandum of Discussion at the Department of State-JCS Meeting, March 31, 1961. Political situation in Iran.

37. Memorandum of Conversation, April 28, 1961. Rusk-Iranian Foreign Minister meeting: problems in Iran.

41. Editorial Note. Establishment of Amini government; creation of Task Force on Iran.

46. Telegram from the Embassy in Iran to the Department of State, May 10, 1961. Embassy recommendations on U.S. policy toward Iran.

49. Memorandum from the JCS to McNamara, May 17, 1961. U.S. policy in Iran.

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50. Memorandum from Komer to Kennedy, May 18, 1961. Iran Task Force recommendation to support Amini reform program.

51. Record of NSC Action 2427, May 19, 1961. U.S. support of Amini government.

52. Special National Intelligence Estimate, May 23, 1961. Short-term evaluation of situation in Iran.

57. Memorandum of Conversation, May 30, 1961. Kennedy-Ben Gurion meeting: regional issues including Iran.

61. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Iran, June 3, 1961. U.S. views for discussion with Shah.

62. Telegram from the Embassy in Iran to the Department of State, June 6, 1961. Conversation with Shah: his reaction to U.S. views.

69. Memorandum from the JCS to McNamara, June 28, 1961. Military advice on Iran.

90. Paper Prepared for the Iran Task Force meeting of August 2, 1961. Report on the situation in Iran and the status of Task Force recommendations.

93. Memorandum from Komer to Kennedy, August 4, 1961. Instability in Iran; recommendation for crisis treatment.

94. Memorandum from Bundy to Rusk, August 7, 1961. Kennedy request for Department of State views.

97. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, August 11, 1961. Further recommendations of Iran Task Force.

98. Memorandum from Komer to Bundy August 11, 1961. Comments on Iran Task Force recommendations.

102. Letter from Holmes to Meyer, August 27, 1961. Holmes’ assessment of problems in Iran.

105. Summary of Proceedings of the Iran Task Force meeting, September 7, 1961. Discussion of U.S. policy toward Iran.

108. Memorandum by Komer, September 13, 1961. Contingency planning for possible Soviet pressures on Iran.

121. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, October 4, 1961. Contingency planning and possible U.S. actions to deter Soviet pressure on Iran.

122. Memorandum from Komer to Bundy, October 5, 1961. Status report on contingency planning on Iran.

127. Report by Talbot, October 14, 1961. Task Force views on U.S. policy in Iran; report on current situation; goals of U.S. policy.

129. Editorial Note. Holmes’ recommendation for new approach to Shah; Rusk’s approval.

130. Memorandum from Hansen to Talbot. October 18, 1961. Recommendation for more activist approach.

133. Informal Summary Record of the Iran Task Force meeting, October 26, 1961. Economic aid program for Iran.

134. Telegram from the Embassy in Iran to the Department of State, October 30, 1961. Conversations with the Shah: his interest in delaying elections and ruling without Parliament.

135. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Iran, October 31, 1961. Recommendations for delay on basic political decisions.

138. Telegram from the Embassy in Iran to the Department of State, November 5, 1961. Conversation with the Shah: his interest in postponing elections and sponsoring reform program.

168. Report of the Chairman of the Iran Task Force (Talbot), January 18, 1962. Situation in Iran; modifications in the Task Force recommendations.

169. Editorial Note. National Security Council meeting on January 18, 1962; NSC Action No. 2447; request for report on proposed approach to the Shah.

170. Memorandum from Komer to Kaysen, January 19, 1962. Problems with U.S. policy in Iran and question of Shah visit.

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172. Letter from Holmes to Rusk, January 22, 1962. Critique of proposal for reduction of military aid to Iran.

177. Editorial Note. NSC Standing Group discussion of Progress Report on Iran.

181. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, January 30, 1962. Proposed State visit by the Shah.

189. Letter from Rusk to Holmes, February 10, 1962. Plan to propose a long-term program to the Shah.

207. Telegram from Embassy in Iran to the Department of State, March 7, 1962. Holmes’ conversation with the Shah: Shah’s unhappiness with amount of U.S. military aid.

208. Memorandum from Hamilton to the NSC, undated. Response to NSC Action No. 2447; proposed approach to the Shah on reduction of Iranian military force levels.

209. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, March 8, 1962. State visit of the Shah; military assistance to Iran.

210. Letter from Talbot to Bundy, March 9, 1962. Discussion of criminal jurisdiction over American military personnel in Iran.

214. Memorandum from Taylor to Kennedy, March 14, 1962. Military assistance to Iran.

215. Telegram from the Embassy in Iran to the Department of State, March 16, 1962. Course of action to reassure the Shah of U.S. support.

218. Record of Briefing for the NSC Standing Group meeting, March 23, 1962. Aid to Iran; plans for the Shah’s visit.

219. Record of Actions at NSC Standing Group meeting, March 23, 1962. Discussion of aid and plans for the Shah’s visit.

220. Record of Debriefing of the NSC Standing Group meeting, March 23, 1962. Discussion of aid and the Shah’s visit.

224. Memorandum from Komer to Kennedy, March 28, 1962. Discussion of strategy for Shah’s visit; aid levels.

228. Memorandum from JCS to McNamara, March 29, 1962. Assessment of military threat to Iran; U.S. strategy for defense of the Near East; military aid to Iran.

231. Memorandum for the Record, April 2, 1962. Meeting with Kennedy on plans for the Shah’s visit.

238. Memorandum from Hansen to Kennedy, April 7, 1962. Need to encourage the Shah to move faster with economic and political reform.

239. Memorandum for the Record, April 9, 1962. Meeting with Kennedy on plans for the Shah’s visit.

243. Memorandum for the Record, April 12, 1962. Shah-Kennedy meeting: regional issues; Iranian force levels; U.S. aid programs.

244. Memorandum of Conversation, April 12, 1962. Shah-McNamara meeting: Iranian force levels; U.S. military aid.

245. Memorandum of Conversation, April 13, 1962. Shah-Harriman informal meeting: U.S. interest in Iranian economic reforms.

246. Memorandum of Conversation, April 13, 1962. Shah-Kennedy meeting: aid programs; U.S. interest in Iranian economic development program.

247. Memorandum of Conversation, April 13, 1962. Shah-Rusk meeting: regional issues; U.S. aid programs.

248. Aide-Mémoire given to Shah by Rusk, April 13, 1962. U.S. military assistance program.

252. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, April 18, 1962. Summary of the status of actions initiated after the Shah’s visit to Washington.

265. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, May 4, 1962. Plan for U.S. military assistance to Iran.

284. Memorandum from Komer to Bundy, June 1, 1962. Concern about situation in Iran; military assistance package.

292. Telegram from the Embassy in Iran to the Department of State, June 12, 1962. Economic problems of the Amini government.

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294. Memorandum from Komer to Bundy, June 15, 1962. Economic conditions and status of Amini.

295. Telegram from the Embassy in Iran to the Department of State, June 15, 1962. Economic and political situation in Iran.

307. Telegram from the Embassy in Iran to the Department of State, June 24, 1962. Meeting with Amini: Iran’s request for budgetary aid.

Iraq

18. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, March 7, 1961. Advice against immediate Presidential message to Qasim.

66. Memorandum from Elwood to Strong, June 26, 1961. Background of Iraqi claim to Kuwait.

70. Message from Home to Rusk, June 28, 1961. U.K. concern over Kuwait/Iraq situation; desire for cooperation.

72. Message from Home to Rusk, June 29, 1961. U.K. efforts to prevent Iraqi attack on Kuwait.

73. Editorial Note. U.S. Government support of British stance.

75. Circular Telegram from the Department of State to Certain Consular and Diplomatic Posts, June 30, 1961. Situation in Kuwait/Iraq dispute.

76. Message from Smith to Clifton, June 30, 1961. Announcement of initial U.K. deployments to Kuwait.

77. Message from Home to Rusk, July 2, 1961. U.K. view of movement of U.S. naval force toward Bahrain.

78. Editorial Note. Halt in movement of U.S. naval force toward Bahrain.

79. Memorandum of Conversation, July 7, 1961. Rusk-Caccia-Alphand meeting: conclusion of crisis.

80. Editorial Note. U.N. Security Council action on the Kuwait/Iraq dispute.

81. Memorandum of Conversation, July 7, 1961. Kennedy-Saudi Ambassador meeting: dispute over Kuwait.

84. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Kingdom, July 12, 1961. Meeting with U.K. Embassy officer on Kuwait situation.

86. Memorandum from Rusk to Kennedy, July 13, 1961. Rationale for letters to Arab leaders and discussion of responses to them.

89. Memorandum from Strong to Talbot, July 24, 1961. Arab countries’ efforts to solve Kuwait/Iraq dispute.

150. Memorandum from Talbot to Ball, December 18, 1961. Situation in Iraq; growing orientation toward Soviet Bloc; implications for U.S. policy.

156. Memorandum from Komer to Bundy, December 29, 1961. Growing tensions in Iraq.

183. National Intelligence Estimate, January 31, 1962. Outlook in Iraq for next year.

262. Memorandum from Grant to McGhee, May 3, 1962. Possible courses of action in case of an overthrow of Qasim.

286. Telegram from the Embassy in Iraq to the Department of State, June 22, 1962. Jernegan-Jawad meeting: Iraq’s downgrading of U.S. diplomatic representation.

287. Memorandum from Komer to Talbot, June 4, 1962. Suggestion for a review of U.S. policy toward Iraq.

303. Memorandum from Brubeck to Bundy, June 20. 1962. Department of State view of U.S. policy toward Iraq.

305. Telegram from the Embassy in Iraq to the Department of State, June 22, 1962. Meeting with Kurds seeking U.S. support.

Israel

2. Memorandum of Conversation, January 9, 1961. Jones-Senators meeting: Israel’s nuclear program.

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3. Letter from Macomber to Ramey, January 19, 1961. Israel’s nuclear program; Israeli willingness to have U.S. scientist visit Dimona reactor.

5. Memorandum from Rusk to Kennedy, January 30, 1961. Israel’s nuclear program.

6. Memorandum of Conversation, January 31, 1961. Kennedy-Reid meeting: aspects of U.S. relations with Israel.

7. Memorandum of Conversation, February 3, 1961. Jones-Harman meeting: question of visit by U.S. scientist to Dimona.

10. Memorandum of Conversation, February 13, 1961. U.S.-U.K. bilateral talks on regional issues.

12. Memorandum of Conversation, February 16, 1961. Bundy-Harman meeting: Israel’s security concerns; Israel’s nuclear program; Jordan River development; and refugee problem.

15. Memorandum from Stoessel to Bundy, February 24, 1961. Department of State comments on points raised by Harman in meeting with Bundy.

19. Editorial Note. Jordan’s appeal to the United Nations to prevent a military parade in Israel.

28. Memorandum from Bowles to Kennedy, March 30, 1961. U.S. desire to visit Dimona reactor in Israel.

31. Memorandum of Conversation, April 10, 1961. Jones-Harman meeting: question of visit by U.S. scientists to Dimona reactor site.

32. Memorandum of Conversation, April 13, 1961. Rusk-Harman meeting: Ben Gurion’s desire for meeting with Kennedy.

35. Editorial Note. Arrangements for meeting at New York between Kennedy and Ben Gurion.

39. Memorandum from Talbot to Rusk, May 1, 1961. Proposed U.S. responses to Israeli memorandum on Arab-Israeli issues.

43. Memorandum of Conversation, May 8, 1961. Barbour-State-Defense officials meeting: question of sale of Hawk missiles to Israel.

45. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Arab Republic, May 10, 1961. Concern about repercussion of Ben Gurion’s visit in the Arab world.

53. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, May 26, 1961. Visit of U.S. scientists to the Dimona reactor.

54. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, May 26, 1961. Preliminary reactions from Arab leaders to Kennedy’s messages.

55. Memorandum from Feldman to Kennedy, May 26, 1961. Briefing memorandum for meeting with Ben Gurion.

56. Memorandum from Bundy to Kennedy, May 29, 1961. Answers to Kennedy’s questions pertaining to Ben Gurion visit.

57. Memorandum of Conversation, May 30, 1961. Kennedy-Ben Gurion meeting: bilateral and regional issues.

59. Memorandum of Conversation, June 2, 1961. Briefing of Arab ambassadors on Ben Gurion’s visit.

60. Telegram from the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State, June 2, 1961. Stevenson-Ben Gurion meeting: refugee issue.

65. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Arab Republic, June 15, 1961. Rusk message to Fawzi on visit by U.S. scientists to Dimona.

85. Telegram from the Embassy in Israel to the Department of State, July 12, 1961. Barbour-Meir meeting: refugee problem.

86. Memorandum from Rusk to Kennedy, July 13, 1961. Rationale for letters to Arab leaders and discussion of the responses to them.

95. Paper Prepared by the JCS. Analysis of probable impact of acquisition by Israel of nuclear weapons capability.

104. Letter from Rusk to Gilpatric, August 30, 1961. Desire to prevent Israeli development of nuclear weapons capability.

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109. Memorandum for the Record, September 28, 1961. Possibility of Israeli troop movement during the Syrian rebellion.

111. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Jordan, September 28, 1961. Request for Israeli cooperation to prevent the enlargement of conflict in Syria.

123. National Intelligence Estimate, October 5, 1961. Assessment of outlook for Israel over next 3 years.

132. Memorandum from Meyer to Johnson, October 19, 1961. Concern with Israeli nuclear program.

136. Telegram from the Embassy in Israel to the Department of State, November 1, 1961. Conversation with Meir on refugee problem.

139. Memorandum of Conversation, November 14, 1961. Harman-Talbot meeting: Israeli concerns about the Palestine Arab delegation at the United Nations and the refugee issue.

142. Memorandum from Feldman to Kennedy, November 21, 1961. U.S. economic aid to Israel; Israeli aid to developing nations.

143. Memorandum from Talbot to Rusk, November 22, 1961. Israel’s military security.

164. Memorandum from Talbot to Bowles, January 15, 1962. Points for discussion with Nasser.

167. Memorandum of Conversation, January 18, 1962. Harman-Talbot meeting: Israeli objection to U.S. policy of encouraging location of diplomatic missions in Tel Aviv.

197. Memorandum from Grant to McGhee, February 24, 1962. Developments concerning Israel’s intention to divert Jordan River water.

199. Circular Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassies in the United Kingdom and Syria, February 24 1962. U.S. efforts to reduce tensions from the Jordan waters problems.

227. Memorandum from the Department of State to the British Embassy, March 29, 1962. Israel’s nuclear reactor and IAEA controls.

240. Memorandum from Talbot to Rusk, April 10, 1962. Suggested approach to Israel in support of Johnson’s refugee plan.

250. Telegram from the Embassy in Israel to the Department of State, April 14, 1962. Rusk-Harman meeting: Johnson Mission, Arab-Israeli issues, Israel’s relations with the United Nations.

259. Memorandum for the Record, April 30, 1962. Komer-Gazit meeting: Israeli concerns about a shift in U.S. policy toward Nasser.

275. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Israel, May 24, 1962. Peres-State-Defense Department officials meeting: Israeli security problems.

277. Memorandum from Bundy to Talbot, May 28, 1962. Report of Bundy-Peres meeting regarding Israeli security problems.

278. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Israel, May 28, 1962. Rusk-Harman meeting: Israel’s security and Arab-Israeli issues.

281. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, May 31, 1962. U.S. position on the status of Jerusalem.

290. Memorandum from Talbot to Rusk, June 7, 1962. Draft of paper outlining U.S. policy toward Israel and discussing the possibility of a security arrangement with Israel and the sale of Hawk missiles.

291. Memorandum from Rusk to Talbot, June 10, 1962. Dissatisfaction with Document 290.

293. Letter from Kennedy to Ben Gurion, June 13, 1962. Arab-Israeli conflict; Jordan waters development.

296. Telegram from the Embassy in Greece to the Department of State, June 15, 1962. Recommendation by U.S. Ambassadors in the Near East against sale of Hawk missiles to Israel.

298. Memorandum for the Record, June 16, 1962. Kaysen-Harman meeting: Sea of Galilee and the balance of power in the Near East.

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299. Memorandum from Grant to Rusk, June 17, 1962. Question of Hawk missiles for Israel.

301. Editorial Note. Shift in policy of encouraging other governments to locate missions in Tel Aviv rather than Jerusalem.

302. Memorandum of Conversation, June 20, 1962. U.S.-U.K. talks: U.K. opposition to possible U.S. sale of Hawks to Israel.

308. Letter from Ben Gurion to Kennedy, June 24, 1962. Response to Kennedy’s letter (Document 293); Arab-Israeli issues; Israel’s security problem.

312. Memorandum from Brubeck to Bundy, June 29, 1962. Discusses FBI report that identifies Israeli Embassy as source for an article critical of U.S. aid to the United Arab Republic.

Jordan

10. Memorandum of Conversation, February 13, 1961. U.S.-U.K. bilateral talks on Near East issues.

39. Memorandum from Talbot to Rusk, May 1, 1961. Proposed responses to Israeli memorandum on Arab-Israeli issues.

55. Memorandum from Feldman to Kennedy, May 26, 1961. Briefing memorandum for Kennedy’s meeting with Ben Gurion.

109. Memorandum for the Record, September 28, 1961. Possibility of Hussein assisting Syrian rebels.

111. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Jordan, September 28, 1961. Warning against possibility of Jordan intervening in Syria.

116. Telegram from the Embassy in Jordan to the Department of State, October 1, 1961. Meeting with Hussein: Hussein’s argument for U.S. recognition of the new Syrian regime.

120. Telegram from the Embassy in Jordan to the Department of State, October 4, 1961. Meeting with Hussein: further discussion of the Syrian situation.

190. Memorandum of Conversation, February 13, 1962. Discrimination by Jordan against American Jews.

232. Telegram from the Embassy in Jordan to the Department of State, April 2, 1962. Meeting with Prime Minister: Syrian situation.

233. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Jordan, April 3, 1962. U.S. opposition to Jordanian intervention in Syria.

234. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Jordan, April 3, 1962. Continuing U.S. opposition to Jordanian intervention in Syria.

Kuwait

66. Memorandum from Elwood to Strong, June 26, 1961. Background of Iraqi claim to Kuwait.

67. Telegram from the Department of State to the Consulate in Kuwait, June 27, 1961. U.S. support for Kuwait.

70. Message from Home to Rusk, June 28, 1961. U.K. concern about Kuwait/Iraq dispute; desire for cooperation.

71. Memorandum of Conversation, June 29, 1961. Kennedy-Hart meeting: Kuwait crisis.

72. Message from Home to Rusk, June 29, 1961. U.K. desire to use diplomacy to restrain Iraq and U.K. preparations for possible military role.

73. Editorial Note. U.S. support for British stand on Kuwait/Iraq.

75. Circular Telegram from the Department of State to Certain Consular and Diplomatic Posts, June 30, 1961. Kuwait/Iraq situation.

76. Message from Smith to Clifton, June 30, 1961. Announcement of initial U.K. deployments to Kuwait.

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77. Message from Home to Rusk, July 2, 1961. U.K. view of movement of U.S. naval force toward Bahrain.

78. Editorial Note. Halt in movement of U.S. naval force toward Bahrain.

79. Memorandum of Conversation, July 7, 1961. Rusk-Caccia-Alphand meeting: conclusion of crisis.

80. Editorial Note. U.N. Security Council action on the Kuwait/Iraq dispute.

81. Memorandum of Conversation, July 7, 1961. Kennedy-Saudi Ambassador meeting: dispute over Kuwait.

84. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Kingdom, July 12, 1961. Meeting with U.K. Embassy officer on Kuwait situation.

89. Memorandum from Strong to Talbot, July 24, 1961. Arab countries’ efforts to solve Kuwait/Iraq dispute.

106. Editorial Note. Establishment of diplomatic relations with Kuwait.

154. Telegram from the Embassy in Iraq to the Department of State, December 28, 1961. Importance of keeping Arab nations involved in Kuwait.

155. Memorandum from Talbot to McGhee, December 29, 1961. Kuwait situation and U.S. policy.

174. Circular Airgram from the Department of State to the Embassies in Kuwait and the United Kingdom, January 23, 1962. U.S. actions to strengthen Kuwait.

183. National Intelligence Estimate, January 31, 1962. Situation in Iraq; Iraqi threats toward Kuwait.

Lebanon

54. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, May 26, 1961. Chehab’s comments on Kennedy’s letter.

158. Telegram from the Embassy in Lebanon to the Department of State, January 8, 1962. U.S. connections with the Syrian National Party.

160. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Lebanon, January 11, 1962. Desire to quash rumor of U.S. involvement in attempted coup.

162. Telegram from the Embassy in Lebanon to the Department of State, January 13, 1962. Question of possible foreign involvement in coup attempt.

165. Telegram from the Embassy in Lebanon to the Department of State, January 16, 1961. Coup attempt; U.S. support for Lebanon.

180. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Lebanon, January 30, 1962. Kennedy-Lebanese Ambassador meeting: assurance of no U.S. involvement in the coup attempt.

Saudi Arabia

10. Memorandum of Conversation, February 13, 1961. U.S.-U.K. bilateral talks on regional issues.

24. Memorandum from Battle to Dungan, March 21, 1961. Non-renewal of Dhahran airfield agreement.

33. Memorandum from Rusk to Kennedy, April 14, 1961. Proposed message to King Saud.

54. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, May 26, 1961. King Saud’s reaction to Kennedy’s message.

71. Memorandum of Conversation, June 29, 1961. Kennedy-Hart meeting: Kuwait crisis.

81. Memorandum of Conversation, July 7, 1961. Kennedy-Saudi Ambassador meeting: sale of military equipment and situation in Kuwait.

82. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, July 10, 1961. Status of Saudi arms purchase request.

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86. Memorandum from Rusk to Kennedy, July 13, 1961. Rationale for letters to Arab leaders and discussion of the responses to them.

89. Memorandum from Strong to Talbot, July 24, 1961. Arab countries’ efforts to solve Kuwait/Iraq dispute.

99. Editorial Note. Sale of arms to Saudi Arabia.

152. Memorandum from Rusk to Kennedy, December 23, 1961. Proposed meeting between Kennedy and King Saud.

191. Memorandum of Conversation, February 13, 1962. Kennedy-Saud meeting: regional and bilateral issues.

194. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, February 20, 1962. Points raised in the Kennedy-Saud meeting.

196. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Saudi Arabia, February 24, 1962. Action required to follow up the Kennedy-Saud meeting.

241. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, April 11, 1962. Status of issues raised by the Kennedy-Saud meeting.

288. Memorandum from Brubeck to Bundy, June 4, 1962. Status of issues raised by the Kennedy-Saud meeting.

310. Memorandum from Clifton to Bundy, June 27, 1962. Kennedy request for information on issues raised at his meeting with Saud.

311. Memorandum from Saunders to Bundy, June 27, 1962. Response to Kennedy’s request.

Syria

109. Memorandum for the Record, September 28, 1961. Talbot’s assessment of Near Eastern leaders’ reactions to the Syrian rebellion.

110. Memorandum from Komer to Bundy, September 28, 1961. Recommendation for U.S. policy concerning the Syrian rebellion.

111. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Jordan, September 28, 1961. U.S. efforts to limit any conflict in Syria.

113. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Jordan, September 29, 1961. U.S. policy toward the new regime in Syria.

114. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, September 30, 1961. Situation in Syria; analysis of new Syrian regime.

115. Memorandum from Komer to Bundy and Rostow, September 30, 1961. U.S. policy toward the new Syrian regime.

116. Telegram from the Embassy in Jordan to the Department of State, October 1, 1961. Meeting with Hussein: Hussein’s argument for U.S. recognition of the new Syrian regime.

117. Circular Telegram from the Department of State to Certain Near Eastern and European Posts, October 2, 1961. Meeting with Kamel: UAR opposition to U.S. recognition of the new Syrian regime.

118. Circular Telegram from the Department of State to Certain Near Eastern Posts, October 3, 1961. U.S. opposition to military intervention by any country in Syria.

119. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Arab Republic. October 3, 1961. Kennedy message to Nasser on the Syrian situation.

120. Telegram from the Embassy in Jordan to the Department of State, October 4, 1961. Meeting with Hussein: further discussion of Syria.

124. Memorandum from Rusk to Kennedy, October 7, 1961. Recognition of the new Syrian Government.

128. National Security Action Memorandum No. 105, October 16, 1961. Question of policy toward the United Arab Republic and Syria.

137. Memorandum from Talbot to Strong, November 3, 1961. Talbot’s visit to Syria; Syrian interest in improved relations and U.S. aid.

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141. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, November 16, 1961. Response to Document 128: U.S. policy toward the United Arab Republic and Syria.

197. Memorandum from Grant to McGhee, February 24, 1962. Developments concerning Israel’s intention to divert Jordan River water.

198. Circular Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Syria, February 24, 1962. U.S. response to Syrian note on Israeli plan.

200. Policy Directive Prepared by the Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, February 27, 1962. Efforts to help stabilize the new Syrian Government.

203. Telegram from the Embassy in Syria to the Department of State, February 28, 1962. Prime Minister Dawalibi’s comments on Jordan waters and the Arab-Israeli dispute.

204. Memorandum from Talbot to McGhee, March 2, 1962. NSC Standing Group discussion on Syria.

212. Memorandum from Talbot to McGhee, March 11, 196. Unrest in Syria; recommendation for U.S. non-intervention.

229. Memorandum from Talbot to Rusk, March 30, 1962. Army takeover in Syria; question of recognition.

232. Telegram from the Embassy in Jordan to the Department of State, April 2, 1962. Meeting with the Prime Minister: Syrian situation.

234. Telegram from the Embassy in Jordan to the Department of State, April 3, 1962. Continuing U.S. opposition to Jordanian intervention in Syria.

235. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Syria, April 4, 1962. Affirmation of U.S. policy of non-interference in Syria.

236. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Syria, April 5, 1962. Resumption of normal relations with the new Syrian Government.

United Arab Republic

9. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Arab Republic, February 8, 1961. Rusk-Kamel meeting: U.S.-UAR relations; Arab-Israeli dispute.

23. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Arab Republic, March 18, 1961. Instructions for talks with Nasser.

44. Editorial Note. Kennedy-Kamel meeting.

47. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Arab Republic, May 11, 1961. Message to Arab leaders from Kennedy outlining broad themes and goals of U.S. policy in region.

48. Memorandum from Bowles to Kennedy, May 16, 1961. Question of invitation to Nasser.

54. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, May 26, 1961. Preliminary reactions from Arab leaders to Kennedy’s messages.

56. Memorandum from Bundy to Kennedy, May 29, 1961. Answers to Kennedy’s questions about Israel and arms in the United Arab Republic.

57. Memorandum of Conversation, May 30, 1961. Kennedy-Ben Gurion meeting: bilateral and regional issues.

58. Memorandum from Talbot to McGhee, May 30, 1961. Prospects for dealing with Nasser.

63. Memorandum from Rostow to McGhee, June 6, 1961. Prospects for dealing with Nasser.

64. Editorial Note. Administration’s interest in improving relations with the United Arab Republic.

65. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Arab Republic, June 15, 1961. Rusk message to Fawzi: visit by U.S. scientists to Dimona.

68. National Intelligence Estimate, June 27, 1961. Nasser and the future of Arab nationalism.

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74. Memorandum from Komer to Rostow, June 30, 1961. Recommendation to seek cooperation with Nasser.

86. Memorandum from Rusk to Kennedy, July 13, 1961. Rationale for letters to Arab leaders and discussion of the responses to them.

103. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, August 30, 1961. Nasser’s reply to Kennedy’s letter.

107. Memorandum from Talbot to Bowles, September 11, 1961. Recommendation for Nasser visit.

113. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Jordan, September 29, 1961. U.S. policy toward the new regime in Syria.

114. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, September 30, 1961. Situation in Syria; analysis of new Syrian regime.

117. Circular Telegram from the Department of State to Certain Near Eastern and European Posts, October 2, 1961. Meeting with Kamel: UAR opposition to U.S. recognition of the new Syrian regime.

119. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Arab Republic. October 3, 1961. Kennedy message to Nasser on Syrian situation.

128. National Security Action Memorandum No. 105, October 16, 1961. Question of policy toward the United Arab Republic and Syria.

131. Editorial Note. Question of an invitation to Nasser.

141. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, November 16, 1961. Response to Document 128: U.S. policy toward the United Arab Republic and Syria.

144. Memorandum of Conversation, November 22, 1961. Rostow-Kamel meeting: possibility of closer relations between the United Arab Republic and the United States.

147. Memorandum of Conversation, December 1, 1961. Kamel-Talbot meeting: UAR interest in U.S. economic assistance.

148. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Arab Republic, December 6, 1961. Possible U.S. economic assistance to the United Arab Republic.

149. Memorandum from Komer to Bundy, December 8, 1961. Proposal for a shift in policy toward Nasser.

151. Memorandum for the Record, December 20, 1961. Feldman’s views on Nasser visit.

157. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, January 2, 1962. Question of P.L. 480 sale of cotton to the United Arab Republic.

159. Memorandum from Rusk to Kennedy, January 10, 1962. Proposed action program for the United Arab Republic.

161. Telegram from the Embassy in the United Arab Republic to the Department of State, January 11. 1962. Meeting with Nasser: U.S.-UAR relations.

163. Memorandum from Komer to Kennedy, January 15, 1962. Comments on proposed action program for the United Arab Republic.

164. Memorandum from Talbot to Bowles, January 15, 1962. Proposed discussion between Bowles and Nasser.

171. Memorandum from Rusk to Kennedy, January 20, 1962. Proposal for Bowles visit to the United Arab Republic.

173. Memorandum from Komer to Kennedy, January 23, 1962. Response to Kennedy query about proposed action program.

175. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Arab Republic, January 26, 1962. Objectives of Bowles visit to the United Arab Republic.

176. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Arab Republic, January 26, 1962. Letter from Kennedy to Nasser about projected Bowles visit.

178. Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Arab Republic, January 22, 1962. U.S. willingness to consider increased economic aid.

179. Memorandum from Komer to Bundy, January 29, 1962. Possible meeting with Kennedy on policy toward the United Arab Republic.

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182. Memorandum from Ball to Kennedy, January 31, 1962. Advantages to be gained from a Nasser visit.

184. Memorandum from Komer to Bundy, January 31, 1962. Question of a Nasser visit.

185. Memorandum from Komer to Bundy, February 1, 1962. Advantages to a Nasser visit in April.

188. Memorandum from Grant to Bowles, February 6, 1962. Objectives of Bowles’ visit to the United Arab Republic.

191. Memorandum of Conversation, February 13, 1962. Kennedy-Saud meeting: regional and bilateral issues.

192. Memorandum from Komer to Kennedy, February 15, 1962. Aid to the United Arab Republic.

193. Telegram from the Embassy in Sudan to the Department of State, February 19, 1962. Bowles’ summary report on his visit to the United Arab Republic.

195. Airgram from the Embassy in Ethiopia to the Department of State, February 21, 1962. Bowles’ report on his visit to the United Arab Republic and policy recommendations.

201. Memorandum from Battle to Bundy, February 27, 1962. Objectives of Mason’s mission to the United Arab Republic and UAR expectations.

202. Memorandum from Komer to Kennedy, February 28, 1962. Visit of Mason to the United Arab Republic.

205. Memorandum from Rusk to Kennedy, March 2, 1962. Recommendation to delay Nasser visit.

206. Memorandum from Komer to Kennedy, March 5, 1962. Question of Nasser visit.

225. Special National Intelligence Estimate, March 28, 1962. Prospects for Nasser for the next 2 years.

230. Memorandum from Rusk to Kennedy, March 31, 1962. Bowles and Mason recommendations for economic aid program for the United Arab Republic.

249. Memorandum from Hamilton to Kennedy, April 14, 1962. P.L. 480 programs in the United Arab Republic.

254. Memorandum of Conversation, April 19, 1962. Rusk-UAR Minister of Economy Kaissouni meeting: economic aid for the United Arab Republic.

255. Aide-Mémoire from the United Arab Republic to the Department of State, April 23, 1962. Objectives of Kaissouni’s visit.

256. Memorandum of Conversation, April 26, 1962. Rusk-Kaissouni meeting: outcome of Kaissouni visit.

257. Memorandum of Conversation, April 26, 1962. Kaissouni-Talbot-Gaud meeting: U.S. economic assistance to the United Arab Republic.

264. Letter from Bowles to Bundy, May 3, 1962. Domestic political aspects of policy toward the United Arab Republic.

274. Telegram from the Embassy in Iran to the Department of State, May 23, 1962. Saudi attitude toward U.S. policy toward the United Arab Republic.

276. Paper prepared by the Department of State, May 24, 1962. Review of U.S.-UAR relations.

279. Memorandum from Komer to Kennedy, May 28, 1962. Comments on U.S.-UAR relations.

304. Memorandum from Brubeck to Bundy, June 21, 1962. Comments on a New Republic article on U.S. policy toward the United Arab Republic.

309. Memorandum from Brubeck to Bundy, June 25, 1962. Analysis of Nasser’s letter to Kennedy.