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194. Paper Prepared in the Central Intelligence Agency

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of Support Services (DI), Job 80T00071A: Production Case Files, Box 10, Folder 12: Malaysia: Security Situation. Secret.


195. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Far East, Armacost Chron Files, Box 4, 9/24–30/77. Secret. The meeting took place in the Oval Office and the Cabinet Room at the White House. Hussein was on an official visit to the United States September 23–October 5.


196. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, 1976–1978, Lot 81D5, PCH Log, Nov 1, 1977 to Mar 25, 1978. Confidential. Drafted by Robert E. Fritts (EA/TIMBS) on October 3; approved by Wisner (S/S) on October 14. The meeting took place at One UN Plaza.


197. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, 1976–1978, Lot 81D5, PCH Log, Sept 17, 1977 to October 31, 1977. Confidential. Drafted by Mark M. Easton (EA/TIMBS) on October 3; approved by Wisner on October 14. The meeting took place in the Secretary’s Suite at the One UN Plaza Hotel.


198. 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, Country File, Box 69, Singapore, 1/77–1/81. Confidential.


199. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Armacost Chron File, Box 5, 10/1–14/77. Secret. The meeting took place in the Oval Office and the Cabinet Room at the White House. Lee was on an official visit to the United States October 4–12.


200. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Office of the Under Secretary for Political Affairs, 1976–1978, Lot 81D5, PCH Log, Sept 17, 1977 to Oct 31, 1977. Confidential. Drafted by Oakley (EA) on October 17; approved by Wisner (S/S) on October 20. The meeting took place in Secretary Vance’s office.


201. Letter From Singaporean Prime Minister Lee to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Far East, Armacost Chron File, Box 5, 11/1–10/77. No classification marking.


202. Intelligence Memorandum Prepared in the Central Intelligence Agency

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of Support Services (DI), Job 80T00071A: Production Case Files, Box 9, Folder 35: FRETILIN’s Situation and Prospects. Top Secret; [handling restriction not declassified]. A note on the first page indicates that the memorandum was prepared by the Office of Regional and Political Analysis in the National Foreign Assessment Center.


203. Letter From President Carter to Singaporean Prime Minister Lee

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Far East, Armacost Chron File, Box 5, 11/11–30/77. No classification marking.


204. Letter From President Carter to Indonesian President Suharto

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 19, Indonesia. No classification marking.


205. Telegram From the Department of State to the White House

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Cables File, Far East, Box 11, 4–6/78. Secret; Immediate; Stadis.


206. Backchannel Message From Vice President Mondale to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Subject File, Box 7, Backchannel Messages, Far East, 1/77–5/78. Secret; Sensitive; Flash.


207. Telegram From the Embassy in Indonesia to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, Donated Historical Material, Mondale Papers, Foreign Trip Files, Box 130, [Vice President’s Trip to Asia, 4/29–5/10/78]: Indonesia—Diplomatic Trip Cables [2/14–5/23/78]. Secret; Immediate. Sent for information Immediate to Bangkok; sent for information to Canberra, Manila, and Wellington for the Vice President’s party.


208. Telegram From the Embassy in Indonesia to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, Donated Historical Material, Mondale Papers, Foreign Trip Files, Box 130, [Vice President’s Trip to Asia 4/29–5/10/78]: Indonesia—Diplomatic Trip Cables [2/14–5/23/78]. Confidential; Immediate. Sent for information to Canberra; sent for information Immediate to Wellington for the Vice President’s party.


209. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Far East, Platt Chron File, Box 65, 10/78. Secret. Drafted by Robert Oakley on October 5. The meeting took place in the Vice President’s office. Lee was in the United States on a private visit.


210. Letter From Singaporean Prime Minister Lee to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, President’s Correspondence with Foreign Leaders File, Box 17, Singapore, Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, 9/77–2/80. Secret.


211. Letter From Indonesian President Suharto to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Far East, Platt Chron File, Box 66, 3/20–31/79. No classification marking. Printed from an unofficial translation.


212. Message From the Malaysian Embassy to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Far East, Platt Chron File, Box 66, 3/20–31/79. No classification marking.


213. Letter From President Carter to Malaysian Prime Minister Hussein

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Far East, Platt Chron File, Box 66, 3/20–31/79. No classification marking.


214. Letter From President Carter to Malaysian Prime Minister Hussein

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Far East, Platt Chron File, Box 66, 3/20–31/79. No classification marking.


215. 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 47, Singapore. Secret. Sent for action. Carter initialed the top right-hand corner of the page.


216. Telegram From Secretary of State Vance’s Delegation to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Office of the Secretariat Staff, Records of Cyrus Vance, 1977–1980, Lot 84D241, Vance Exdis Memcons, 1979. Confidential; Immediate; Exdis. Sent for information to Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Singapore, the Mission in Geneva, and USUN. Vance was in Bali July 1–3 to meet with the ASEAN Foreign Ministers after their Ministerial session June 28–30.


217. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Indonesia

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D790347–0187. Confidential; Priority; Exdis. Drafted by Newsom; cleared by Denis Clift, Holbrooke, Robert Clark (S/R), and Richard Castrodale (S/S-O); approved by Newsom. Sent for information Priority to Bangkok, the Mission in Geneva, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.


218. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Indonesia

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Defense/Security, Molander, Box 79, Refugees (East Timor). Unclassified. Sent for information to Canberra, Wellington, and the Mission in Geneva.


219. Report Prepared in the Central Intelligence Agency

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of Support Services (DI), Job 81T00208R: Production Case Files, Box 3, Folder 9: Indonesian Land Problems: A Political Time Bomb. Confidential. This paper was produced in the National Foreign Assessment Center. The overview is unclassified, but the larger report is marked Confidential.


220. Briefing Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (Holbrooke) to the Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs (Cooper)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, General Odom File, Box 26, Indonesia, 1978–8/1980. Confidential. Drafted by James S. Landberg (EA/TIMBS) on June 12; cleared by Anthony Albrecht (EA). A note at the end of the memorandum reads, “S/P has declined to clear this memo and will submit separate comments to you.” The comments have not been found.


221. Telegram From Secretary of State Muskie’s Delegation to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Office of the Secretariat Staff, Records of Edmund Muskie, 1980–1981, Lot 83D66, Box 2, Memoranda 1980–1981. Confidential; Immediate; Exdis. Sent for information to Bangkok, Beijing, Jakarta, Manila, Moscow, New Delhi, Singapore, and Tokyo. Muskie met with ASEAN Foreign Ministers in Kuala Lumpur June 27–28. See Document 146.


222. Telegram From Secretary of State Muskie’s Delegation to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Office of the Secretariat Staff, Records of Edmund Muskie, 1980–1981, Lot 83D66, Box 2, Memoranda 1980–1981. Confidential; Immediate; Exdis. Sent for information to Bangkok, Beijing, Canberra, Jakarta, Manila, Moscow, Singapore, and Tokyo.


223. Telegram From Secretary of State Muskie’s Delegation to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Far East, Box 69, ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting in Kuala Lumpur, 6–7/80. Confidential; Immediate. Sent for information to Tokyo, Bangkok, Singapore, Manila, Jakarta, London, and the Mission in Geneva.