29. National Security Action Memorandum No. 2781


  • The Secretary of State
  • The Secretary of Defense
  • The Administrator, Agency for International Development


  • Presidential Determination re Aid to Indonesia

The President has decided that no determination with respect to aid to Indonesia should be made pending the outcome of the tripartite ministerial conference in Bangkok and the summit conference of the three Asian leaders, which is expected to follow. In the meantime, existing programs of economic and MAP assistance are to continue, subject to continuing review by the Secretaries of State and Defense.

McGeorge Bundy
  1. Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, National Security Action Memorandums, NSAM 278. Confidential. Copies were sent to McGeorge Bundy, Forrestal, and Johnson, presumably Charles E. Johnson of the NSC staff.