270. Editorial Note

According to NSC Record of Action No. 2381, taken at the 474th meeting of the National Security Council on January 18, 1961, the National Security Council “Adopted the draft statement of policy on the subject contained in NSC 6028 [‘U.S. Policy Toward the Horn of Africa’].” The Record of Action also indicates: “Note: NSC 6028, as adopted above, subsequently approved by the President for implementation by all Executive departments and agencies of the U.S. Government, and referred to the Operations Coordinating Board as the coordinating agency.” (Department of State, S/S-NSC (Miscellaneous) Files: Lot 66 D 95, Records of Action) For text of NSC 6028, December 30, 1960, see Foreign Relations, 1958-1960, volume XIV, pages 197210.

On the recommendation of Secretary of State Rusk, President Kennedy authorized the recission of NSC 6028 on December 17, 1962. (Memorandum for all holders of NSC 6028, December 17, 1962; Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Countries Series, Africa)