126. Memorandum for the Record1


  • 40 Committee Actions

Following the discussion at a 40 Committee meeting on 20 August 19752 the Chairman of The 40 Committee raised the question of additional funding of Angola operations with higher authority. The latter approved an additional expenditure of [less than 1 line not declassified] and authority for the Director of Central Intelligence to initiate action to obtain an appropriation of [less than 1 line not declassified] in anticipation of continuing operational requirements.

Rob Roy Ratliff

Executive Secretary
The 40 Committee
  1. Source: National Security Council, Ford Administration Intelligence Files, 40 Committee Meetings. Secret; Sensitive; Eyes Only. Distributed to Clements, Sisco, General Brown, and Colby.
  2. See Document 125.