61. Information Memorandum From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kissinger) to President Nixon 1
- Foreign Assistance Figures
Below are the figures on foreign assistance which you requested.2 They are reflected in two categories—(1) bilateral U.S. aid, both non-military and MAP, and (2) aid provided through multilateral organizations. The breakdowns include approved obligations for FY 1971 and requests for FY 1972 as separate entries.
|Bilateral U.S. Aid||Non-Military||MAP||Total|
|End W.W. II through FY 1970||$96.3||$40.2||$136.5|
|FY 1972 request||5.7||1.3||7.0|
|U.S. Aid through Multilateral Organizations|
|End W.W. II through FY 1970||$3.654|
|FY 1972 request||1.353|
|TOTAL U.S. AID||Non-Military||MAP||Total|
|End W. W. II through FY 1970||$99.954||$40.2||$140.154|
|FY 1972 request||7.053||1.3||8.353|
At Tab A is a breakout of the specific components of the bilateral U.S. aid.
At Tab B is a breakout of the specific components of the multilateral aid.
- Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Subject Files, Box 323, Foreign Aid, Volume I 7/70-1971. No classification marking. A stamped notation on the memorandum reads: “The President has seen.”↩
- The request has not been further identified. A similar request was made on February 19, 1972, on the President’s behalf, in a telephone call from Haldeman to Haig, requesting that the data be disaggregated to reflect the totals for Europe and developing nations. Haig replied in White House telegram 20335 (Tohak 52) to Kissinger in Guam, February 20. (Ibid., Volume II 1972) On February 21 the President traveled from Guam to Beijing.↩
- Includes $275 million for IDB ↩
- Includes $173 million for UN assistance↩