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187. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Tunisia

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770050–0377. Confidential; Immediate. Drafted by Wilkinson; cleared in NEA and S/S; approved by Habib.


188. Telegram From the Embassy in Morocco to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Middle East, Subject File, Box 89, Tunisia: 2/77–6/78. Confidential; Immediate; Exdis. Sent for information Immediate to Algiers and Paris. Sent for information to Tunis. Printed from a copy that was received in the White House Situation Room.


189. Telegram From the Embassy in Tunisia to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Middle East, Subject File, Box 89, Tunisia: 2/77–6/78. Confidential; Priority.


190. Memorandum From Secretary of State Vance to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 50, Tunisia. Confidential. There is no indication Carter saw the memorandum.


191. Memorandum From the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (Lance) to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 50, Tunisia. Confidential.


192. Memorandum From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski) to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 50, Tunisia. Confidential. Highland initialed for Brzezinski. Carter initialed the memorandum.


193. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Tunisia

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770344–0096. Confidential; Immediate. Drafted by Leggio; cleared in NEA, DOD, S/CPR, AF/E, the Department of Commerce, and PM/SAS; approved by Habib.


194. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Middle East, Subject File, Box 89, Tunisia: 2/77–6/78. Confidential. Drafted by Wilkinson; approved by Wisner on October 15. The meeting took place in the Secretary’s suite at the UN Plaza.


195. Telegram From the Embassy in Tunisia to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780013–0286. Confidential; Immediate. Sent for information to Paris, USNATO, USCINCEUR, CINCUSNAVEUR, and COMSIXTHFLT.


196. Interagency Intelligence Memorandum

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, History Staff Files. Secret; [handling restriction not declassified]. A note on the first page reads in part: “This memorandum—at the request of the Department of State—was prepared by Mr. Brian Flora, of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research of the Department of State, and [name not declassified], of the Office of Regional and Political Analysis, National Foreign Assessment Center.” The note continues: “The memorandum was coordinated at the working level among representatives of CIA, DIA, State/INR, NSA, and the Armed Forces.”


197. Memorandum From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski) to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 50, Tunisia. Secret. Sent for action. There is no indication Carter saw the memorandum.


198. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Subject File, Box 37, Memcons: President: 11/78. Secret. The meeting took place in the White House Cabinet Room.


199. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Tunisia

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D790135–0993. Confidential; Priority. Sent for information Priority to Tripoli. Drafted by Pudschun; cleared in NEA/AFN, NEA, M/CT, EB, and D; approved by Newsom.


200. Letter From President Carter to Tunisian President Bourguiba

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Middle East, Subject File, Box 89, Tunisia: 7/78–7/80. No classification marking.


201. Telegram From the Embassy in Tunisia to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D790157–0277. Limited Official Use; Priority. Sent for information Priority to the International Communication Agency, Department of Commerce, and Department of the Treasury. Sent for information to Algiers, Rabat, and Tripoli.


202. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Tunisia

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Middle East, Subject File, Box 89, Tunisia: 7/78–7/80. Secret; Immediate. Printed from a copy that was received in the White House Situation Room.


203. Telegram From the Embassy in Italy to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D790279–0109. Confidential; Immediate; Exdis. Sent for information Priority to Tunis.


204. Telegram From the Embassy in Tunisia to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D800049–0817. Secret; Niact Immediate; Exdis. Sent for information Priority to Algiers, London, Paris, and Rabat. Sent for information to DIA, CINCEUR, CNO, CINCUSNAVEUR, COMSIXTHFLT, CINCUSAFE, USDOCOSOUTH, USAREUR, INR, NEA, USCINCRED, DIRNSA, and several additional military offices in Europe and the United States.


205. Memorandum From Secretary of State Vance to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Subject File, Box 22, Evening Reports (State): 1/80. Secret. Carter initialed the memorandum and wrote “Cy” in the upper right-hand corner.


206. Memorandum From Secretary of State Vance to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Subject File, Box 22, Evening Reports (State): 2/80. Secret. There is no indication Carter saw the memorandum.


[207] [Page 499]207. Memorandum From James Rentschler of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Deputy Assistant for National Security Affairs (Aaron)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 50, Tunisia. Confidential. Sent for action. Stamped notations on the memorandum read: “ZB has seen” and “DA has seen.” Aaron wrote in the upper right-hand corner: “ZB—What do you think? I’m always ready as you know! DA.”


208. Memorandum From Secretary of State Vance to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Subject File, Box 22, Evening Reports (State): 2/80. Secret. Carter initialed the memorandum.


209. Telegram From the Embassy in Tunisia to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, President’s Correspondence with Foreign Leaders File, Box 19, Tunisia: President Habib Bourguiba, 11/78–5/80. Confidential; Immediate; Nodis.


210. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Middle East, Subject File, Box 89, Tunisia: 7/78–7/80. Confidential. The meeting took place in the White House Oval Office.