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419. Memorandum From Secretary of State Rogers to President Nixon

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Files 1967–69, POL TUR–US. Confidential. Drafted by Cash and cleared by Rockwell and Sisco.


420. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 632, Country Files—Middle East, Turkey, Vol. I through May 70. Confidential; Exdis. Drafted by Cash on April 2. The meeting took place in the Oval Office.


421. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Washington National Records Center, OASD/ISA Subject Files: FRC 330 72 A 6309, Turkey 333–, 1969. Confidential. Drafted on April 11 by Krebs and approved by Nutter. The meeting took place in Secretary Lairdʼs office.


422. Telegram From the Embassy in Turkey to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 632, Country Files—Middle East, Turkey, Vol. I through May 70. Secret; Limdis.


423. Intelligence Information Cable

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 632, Country Files—Middle East, Turkey, Vol. I through May 70. Secret; Priority; No Foreign Dissem. Prepared in the CIA and sent to members of the Intelligence Community.


424. National Security Study Memorandum 75

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Institutional Files (H-Files), Box H–218, NSSM 75. Secret. A copy was sent to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.


425. Memorandum From the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Johnson) to the Presidentʼs Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kissinger)

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 1244, Saunders Subject Files, Turkey 1969. Secret. A copy was sent to all members of the Narcotics Task Force.


426. Memorandum From the Presidentʼs Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kissinger) to President Nixon

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 1244, Saunders Subject Files, Turkey 1969. Confidential. Sent for action. Sonnenfeldt sent this memorandum to Kissinger on December 22 under cover of a memorandum recommending that he sign it and send it to the President. Kissinger wrote on Sonnenfeldtʼs covering memorandum: “1. Calling on Amb is tactical issue. 2. Getting Pres to support heroin game plan is [illegible—policy?]. Do to-day–Dec. 26.” Haig wrote the following on the top of the page: “Retype memo to Johnson but move memo to Pres.” There was a note indicating that it was “done.”


427. Memorandum From Egil Krogh, Jr. to Frank Cash

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 1244, Saunders Subject Files, Turkey 1969. No classification marking. Copies were sent to Erlichman, Patrick Moynihan, and Arthur Downey of the White House staff and Harry Schwartz (S/NM).


428. National Intelligence Estimate

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, NIC Files, Job 79–R1012A,NIEs and SNIEs. Secret. The CIA and the intelligence organizations of the Departments of State and Defense, and the National Security Agency participated in the preparation of this estimate. The Director of Central Intelligence submitted it with the concurrence of all members of the USIB, except the representatives of FBI and AEC who abstained on the grounds it was outside their jurisdiction.


429. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Files 1970–73, INCO–DRUGS 17 US TUR. Confidential. Drafted by Cash and approved in S on April 7. The meeting took place in Secretary Rogersʼs office.


430. Memorandum From the Presidentʼs Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kissinger) to President Nixon

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 633, Country Files—Middle East, Turkey, Vol. II 1 Jan 1970–31 Dec 1971. Confidential. Bergsten sent this memorandum to Kissinger under a June 1 covering memorandum recommending it be sent to the President.


431. Memorandum From the Director of the Office of Turkish Affairs (Cash) to the Assistant Secretary of State for Near East and South Asian Affairs (Sisco)

Source: Department of State, Turkish Desk Files: Lot 74 D 29, Soc 11–5. Confidential. Drafted by Cash and sent through Davies (NEA). A copy was sent to Saunders.


432. Letter From the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Johnson) to Secretary of the Treasury Kennedy

Source: Washington National Records Center, OASD/ISA Subject Files: FRC 330 73 A 1975, 000.1–333 Turkey, 1970. Confidential. A copy of the letter was sent to Packard. In an attached July 21 letter to Johnson, Laird noted that “I fully share the views and concerns you expressed in your letter [to Kennedy]” and offered his support.


433. Telegram From the Embassy in Turkey to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 633, Country Files—Middle East, Turkey, Vol. II 1 Jan 1970–31 Dec 1971. Confidential; Priority; Exdis.


434. Memorandum From the Presidentʼs Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kissinger) to President Nixon

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 633, Country Files—Middle East, Turkey, Vol. II 1 Jan 1970–31 Dec 1971. Secret. Sent for action. An attached August 7 memorandum from Bergsten to Kissinger recommended that if Kissinger wanted to raise the issue with the President, he send this memorandum. Kissinger wrote on Bergstenʼs memorandum: “File, donʼt forward. HAK.”


435. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, White House Special Files, Presidentʼs Office Files, Memoranda for the President. Secret. The meeting took place in the Oval Office.


436. Telegram From the Embassy in Turkey to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 633, Country Files—Middle East, Turkey, Vol. II 1 Jan 1970–31 Dec 1971. Secret; Priority; Exdis.


438. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Turkish Desk Files: Lot 75 D 65, DEF 19 MAP. Confidential. Drafted by Pugh on January 4, 1971. Esenbel read his comments from a prepared aide-mémoire. A copy is attached but not printed.


439. Paper Prepared in the Department of State

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials,NSC Files, Box 633, Country Files—Middle East, Turkey, Vol. II 1 Jan 1970–31 Dec 1971. Secret. The paper was sent to Kissinger on December 23 by Eliot who indicated it was “prompted by recent developments.”


440. Memorandum From the Presidentʼs Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kissinger) to President Nixon

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC, Box 633, Country Files—Middle East, Turkey, Vol. II 1 Jan 1970–31 Dec 1971. Secret; Nodis. Sent for information. The memorandum was not initialed by Kissinger, but Haig initialed the first page.


441. Intelligence Information Cable

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 633, Country Files—Middle East, Turkey, Vol. II 1 Jan 1970–31 Dec 1971. Secret; Priority; No Foreign Dissem. Prepared in the CIA and sent to members of the Intelligence Community.


442. Memorandum From Harold Saunders of the National Security Council Staff to the Presidentʼs Deputy Assistant for Domestic Affairs (Krogh)

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 633, Country Files—Middle East, Turkey, Vol. II 1 Jan 1970–31 Dec 1971. Secret; Noforn. Sent for information. Concurred in by Downey and sent through Haig.


443. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Turkey

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 633, Country Files—Middle East, Turkey, Vol. II. Secret; Priority; Exdis. Drafted by Ogden; cleared by Sisco, Cash, H.R. Wellman (S/NM), Davies, Johnson, and Eliot; cleared for information by Ingersoll, Eugene Rossides (Treasury), MacDonald, F.A. Bartimo (OSD/COUNS), and CIA; approved by Rogers.


444. Memorandum From the Presidentʼs Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kissinger) to President Nixon

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 633, Country Files—Middle East, Turkey, Vol. II 1 Jan 1970–31 Dec 1971. Confidential. Sent for action. A notation on the memorandum indicates Nixon saw it.


445. Memorandum From President Nixon to his Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kissinger)

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Subject Files, Box 341, HAK/President Memos 1971–. No classification marking.


446. Telegram From the Embassy in Turkey to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 633, Country Files—Middle East, Turkey, Vol. II 1 Jan 1970–31 Dec 1971. Secret; Priority; Exdis. Repeated to Adana, Izmir, and Istanbul.


447. Memorandum From the Presidentʼs Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kissinger) to President Nixon

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 633, Country Files—Middle East, Turkey, Vol. II 1 Jan 1970–31 Dec 1971. Secret; Nodis. Sent for information. Kissinger did not initial the memorandum, and there is no indication that the President saw it.


448. Memorandum for the Presidentʼs File

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, White House Special Files, Presidentʼs Office Files, Memoranda for the President. No classification marking. Drafted by Krogh.