246. National Security Study Memorandum 521


  • The Secretary of State
  • The Secretary of Defense
  • The Director of Central Intelligence


  • Military Aid Policy Toward Greece

The President has requested a review of our current military aid policy toward Greece.

The President has directed that a study be prepared by the NSC Interdepartmental Group for the Near East which presents arguments pro and con on the resumption of full military assistance.

This study should include an assessment of the present political situation in Greece as it affects U.S. interests.

This study should be forwarded to the Review Group by May 16.

Henry A. Kissinger
  1. Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, NSC Institutional Files (H-Files), Box H–150, National Security Study Memoranda, NSSM 52. Secret; Exdis. Copies were sent to the Director of the Bureau of the Budget and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.