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235. Memorandum From Vice President Mondale to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, Donated Material, Papers of Walter F. Mondale, Overseas Assignments Trip Files, 1977–1980, Box 12, Vice President’s Trip to Portugal, Spain, Austria, Yugoslavia, and England: Objectives, 5/4–10/1977. Secret. Carter wrote at the top of the memorandum: “Fritz—Read notes. J.C.” Tabs A–E are attached but not printed.


236. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Subject File, Box 34, Memcons: Mondale: 5/77–6/79. Secret; Nodis. The meeting took place at the White Palace. Clift forwarded the memorandum to Dodson on June 1 for distribution to Brzezinski and Vance. (Ibid.)


238. Memorandum From Gregory F. Treverton of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 56, Yugoslavia: 1977. Secret. Sent for information. Brzezinski sent a copy of the memorandum to Vance on August 15 and underscored his hope that Tito would “get some of these points across to Brezhnev.” (Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Subject Chron File, Box 122, Vance, Misc. Communication with: 7–8/77)


239. Letter From President Carter to Yugoslav President Tito

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, President’s Correspondence with Foreign Leaders File, Box 21, Yugoslavia: President Josip Broz Tito, 5/77–5/79. No classification marking. The initial draft was prepared in the Department of State and sent to the White House by Tarnoff on July 29. Treverton and Hunter reworked the draft at Brzezinski’s request. (Ibid.) Brzezinski forwarded the letter for signature to the President on August 5, noting that he and Vance thought a letter to Tito “in advance of his trip to Moscow, Pyongyang, and Peking” would be “useful.” (Ibid.) The letter was transmitted to Belgrade in telegram 184567, August 6, with instructions to deliver it to Tito. (National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770282–0270) Eagleburger delivered the letter to Minic on August 9. (Telegram 5378 from Belgrade, August 9; National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770286–0413)


240. Memorandum From the Executive Secretary of the Department of State (Tarnoff) to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 56, Yugoslavia: 1977. Secret; Sensitive


241. Memorandum From the Deputy Secretary of Defense (Duncan) to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 56, Yugoslavia: 1977. Secret.


242. 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 56, Yugoslavia: 1977. Secret; Sensitive. Sent for action. Treverton forwarded this memorandum to Brzezinski on September 17 noting that it had been delayed partly to await the outcome of the mission to Yugoslavia to discuss the M–47 tank re-transfer and “partly because Defense liked the study so much it nearly expired winding its way ever upward in the Pentagon.” (Ibid.)


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

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, VIP Visit File, Box 15, Yugoslavia: Presidency Member Edvard Kardelj, 9/28/77–10/5/77: Cables and Memos. Secret. Sent for action. Carter initialed the memorandum indicating he had seen it. Later in the day, Brzezinski sent another memorandum to Carter forwarding Department of State talking points on détente and the Oversees Private Investment Cooperation program with Yugoslavia. Carter initialed Brzezinski’s covering memorandum indicating he had seen it and wrote at the top “We may follow up on N/S Korea.” (Ibid.)


244. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Subject File, Box 35, Memcons: President: 9/19–30/77. Secret; Sensitive. Drafted by Treverton. While the White House memorandum of conversation notes that the meeting took place in the Oval Office, a Department of State memorandum of the conversation drafted by Luers places the meeting in the Cabinet Room. (Ibid.)


245. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Europe, USSR, and East/West, Larrabee Subject File, Box 68, Yugoslavia: Military: 11/77–12/78. Secret. Drafted by Commander Eric A. McVadon on November 3; approved by David E. McGiffert on November 16. The meeting took place at the Federal Secretariat of National Defense.


246. Memorandum From Secretary of Defense Brown to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Agency File, Box 4, Defense Department: 10–11/77. Secret. Carter wrote at the top of the first page: “Good report J.”


247. Memorandum From the Executive Secretary of the Department of State (Tarnoff) to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, VIP Visit File, Box 15, Yugoslavia: President Tito, 3/6–9/78: Cables and Memos. Confidential. The memorandum was requested during an interagency meeting at the Department of State on February 7 held to discuss the status of preparations for the Tito visit. (Telegram 36703 to Belgrade, February 11; National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780063–0954)


248. Memorandum From Robert Hunter of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 57, Yugoslavia: 1–3/78. Confidential. Sent for action.


249. Telegram From the Embassy in Yugoslavia to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780086–0612. Secret; Immediate.


250. Telegram From the Embassy in Yugoslavia to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780089–0117. Secret; Niact Immediate; Exdis. According to another copy, Eagleburger drafted and approved the telegram. (Ibid.)


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

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, VIP Visit File, Box 15, Yugoslavia: President Tito, 3/6–9/78: Briefing Book. Secret; Sensitive. The date is handwritten.


252. Memorandum From Secretary of State Vance to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, VIP Visit File, Box 15, Yugoslavia: President Tito, 3/6–9/78: Briefing Book. Secret; Nodis. Carter underlined scattered words and phrases throughout the memorandum. The memorandum was attached as Tab A to Brzezinski’s March 3 memorandum; see Document 251.


254. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Office of the Secretariat Staff, Ambassador at Large and Representative of the President for Nonproliferation Matters (S/AS), Gerard C. Smith, 1977–1980, Lot 81D287, Box 2, Yugoslavia 1978. Secret. Drafted by Johnson; approved in S/S on March 23. The meeting took place in the Secretary’s Conference Room.


256. Telegram From the Embassy in Yugoslavia to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780312–0778. Secret; Immediate; Exdis. Drafted and approved by Eagleburger. (National Archives, RG 59, Office of the Secretariat Staff, Lawrence S. Eagleburger, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Ambassador to Yugoslavia, Under Secretary of State for Management (1967–1984), Lot 84D204, Box 9, Ambassador Outgoing Cable Chron, April–August, 1978)


257. Memorandum From Robert Hunter of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 57, Yugoslavia: 4–12/78. Confidential. Sent for action. Jessica Tuchman Mathews concurred.


258. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Europe, USSR, and East/West, Larrabee Subject File, Box 68, Yugoslavia: Military: 11/77–12/78. Secret. Drafted by McVadon on October 2; approved by Siena on October 10. The meeting took place at the Pentagon.


259. Memorandum From Robert Putnam of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Subject File, Box 32, Luncheon Meetings (BBV): 7–12/78. Secret; Sensitive. A copy was sent to Bartholomew.


260. Memorandum From the Deputy to the Director of Central Intelligence for Collection Tasking ([name not declassified]) to Director of Central Intelligence Turner

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of the Director of Central Intelligence, Subject Files (1978), Job 80M01542R, Executive Registry Box 14, Folder 14, Y–2: Yugoslavia. Secret. Sent via the Deputy Director of Central Intelligence.


261. Memorandum for the Record

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Europe, USSR, and East/West, Larrabee Subject File, Box 68, Yugoslavia: Military: 11/77–12/78. Secret. Drafted by McVadon on April 7, 1979; approved by McVadon.


262. Memorandum From Secretary of State Vance to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 57, Yugoslavia: 1–8/79. Secret. The memorandum is not initialed by Vance.


263. Memorandum From Robert Hunter and Jim Rentschler of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 86, Yugoslavia: 1–12/79. Confidential. Sent for action. Sent through Madeleine Albright. Copies were sent to Owen and Mathews.


264. Telegram From the Embassy in Yugoslavia to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D790211–1130. Confidential; Immediate; Limdis.