254. Memorandum From the Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (Haig) to President Nixon1 2


  • Contingency Planning for Uganda

Since your instructions to me yesterday morning, an Interdepartmental Task Force has been reviewing and updating contingency plans to cope with possible turns in the Uganda situation. We will include a daily update on the situation in your morning brief and I will provide you with an update of the provisions of the contingency actions as soon as they are completed.

  1. Source: Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, Kissinger Papers, Box CL 295, Memoranda to the President, September 1972. Secret. The memorandum is stamped, “The President Has Seen,” and Nixon wrote “good” on it, and also “K—we must have contingencies for every possible nutty thing which might happen between now election.”
  2. Haig reported that an Interdepartmental Task Force had been updating contingency plans for Uganda; a daily update would be included in the Presidentʼs morning brief.