262. Memorandum From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski) to Secretary of State Vance and Secretary of Defense Brown1


  • Military Assistance for Egypt (S)

In the light of yesterday’s discussions with Vice President Mubarak,2 it would be useful to have a prompt review3 of the practicalities [Page 866] of enhanced U.S. military assistance to Egypt, perhaps stretched out over a somewhat longer period of time. The President would like to have the above by the time of his return from Vienna.4 (S)

Zbigniew Brzezinski
  1. Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Middle East, Subject File, Box 11, Egypt: 6/79. Secret.
  2. See Document 260.
  3. See Document 274.
  4. See footnote 7, Document 260.