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Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and ANZUS


228. Letter From Australian Prime Minister Fraser to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 4, Australia, 1977. Confidential.


229. Letter From President Carter to Australian Prime Minister Fraser

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, President’s Correspondence with Foreign Leaders File, Box 1, Australia, Prime Minister J. Malcolm Fraser, 3–12/77. No classification marking. In the March 10 covering memorandum from Brzezinski to Carter, Brzezinski wrote, “I am informed that the Australian Government wishes to release this correspondence when your reply is received. Fraser evidently hopes thereby to demonstrate to domestic critics that he is taking steps to assure that Australian uranium exports do not contribute to the problem of nuclear proliferation.” (Ibid.)


230. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Office of the Secretarial Staff, Records of Cyrus Vance, 1977–1980, Lot 84D241, Nodis Memcons, 1977. Confidential; Nodis. Drafted by Christopher A. Squire (EA/ANP) on March 14; approved by William Twaddell (S) on March 25. The meeting took place in the Secretary’s office.


231. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Office of the Secretariat Staff, Records of Cyrus Vance, 1977–1980, Lot 84D241, Exdis 1977 Memoranda of Conversation for Secretary Vance. Secret; Sensitive; Limdis. Drafted by Squire (EA/ANP) on March 28. The meeting took place in the Secretary’s office.


232. Telegram From the Embassy in New Zealand to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, VIP Visit File, Box 11, New Zealand, Prime Minister Muldoon, 11/8–10/77: Cables and Memos. Confidential; Priority.


233. Telegram From the Embassy in New Zealand to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 56, New Zealand. Unclassified; Immediate. Sent for information to Auckland, Bonn, Canberra, London, Moscow, Suva for Selden, and Tokyo.


234. Note From President Carter to Secretary of State Vance

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Far East, Armacost Chron File, Box 3, 6/11–27/77. No classification marking. Carter handwrote the note.


235. Memorandum From Michael Armacost of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Far East, Armacost Chron File, Box 3, 6/11–27/77. Confidential. Sent for action. Dodson and Inderfurth initialed the top right-hand corner of the page.


236. Paper Prepared for Secretary of State Vance

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 56, New Zealand. Unclassified. Sent under a June 22 covering memorandum to Vance, in which Holbrooke wrote, “Attached are excerpts from New Zealand Prime Minister Muldoon’s various offensive statements.”


237. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Washington National Records Center, RG 330, OSD Files: FRC 330–83–0124, 1, Australia (LTC Douse) 1976. Confidential. Copies were sent to McGiffert and Holbrooke. Printed from a June 23 draft. Fraser was in Washington June 21–23 for an official visit.


238. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Subject File, Box 35, Memcons: President: 6/77. Secret; Sensitive. The meeting took place in the Cabinet Room at the White House.


239. Letter From Australian Prime Minister Fraser to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 4, Australia, 1977. No classification marking. The letter is on the stationery of the Prime Minister’s office in Canberra, but Fraser was still in Washington on June 23.


240. Letter From the Australian Ambassador (Renouf) to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 4, Australia, 1977. Secret.


241. Letter From President Carter to Australian Prime Minister Fraser

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 4, Australia, 1977. No classification marking.


242. Letter From Australian Prime Minister Fraser to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, President’s Correspondence with Foreign Leaders File, Box 1, Australia, Prime Minister J. Malcolm Fraser, 3–12/77. No classification marking.


243. Letter From President Carter to Australian Prime Minister Fraser

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, President’s Correspondence with Foreign Leaders File, Box 1, Australia, Prime Minister J. Malcolm Fraser, 3–12/77. No classification marking.


244. Telegram From Secretary of State Vance’s Delegation to the Department of State and the Embassy in Australia

Source: Department of State, Office of the Secretariat Staff, Records of Cyrus Vance, 1977–1980, Lot 84D241, Nodis Memcons, 1977. Secret; Immediate; Exdis. Sent for information to Wellington, Port Moresby, London, Singapore, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and the Mission in Geneva. Vance was in New York for the UN General Assembly meeting.


245. Memorandum Prepared in the Central Intelligence Agency

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of Support Services (DI), Job 80T00071A: Production Case Files, Box 9, Folder 20: Papua New Guinea. Confidential; [handling restriction not declassified]. Prepared in the South East Asia Section of the East Asia and Pacific Division of the Office of Regional Political Analysis, Directorate of Intelligence. Printed from an unsigned copy.


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

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Cables File, Box 11, 9–11/77. Secret; Immediate; Nodis.


247. Letter From President Carter to Australian Prime Minister Fraser

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 4, Australia, 1977. No classification marking. In the right-hand corner, an unknown hand wrote, “Hand-carried to State for delivery by Armacost (per his request) 10/31 1:30.”


248. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Washington National Records Center, RG 330, OSD Files: FRC 330–80–0035, 26, New Zealand 000.1–425.1, Jan 1977. Confidential. The meeting took place at Blair House. Prepared by Hanson on November 14. Muldoon was in Washington November 8–11 for an official visit.


249. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, VIP Visit File, Box 11, New Zealand, Prime Minister Muldoon, 11/8–10/77 Cables and Memos. Secret. The meetings took place in the Oval Office and the Cabinet Room at the White House. Brzezinski initialed the first page of the memorandum of conversation.


250. Memorandum for the Record

Source: Washington National Records Center, RG 330, OSD Files: FRC 330–86–0054, 1, AUST-US 1977 Defense Consultations. Secret.


251. Letter From President Carter to New Zealand Prime Minister Muldoon

Source: Carter Library, Donated Historical Material, Mondale Papers, Overseas Assignments—Trip Files, 1977–1980, Box 22, VP’s Visit to the Pacific, 4/29/78–5/11/78: New Zealand (5/9/78–5/10/78)—President Carter’s Letter to PM Muldoon. No classification marking.


252. Letter From President Carter to Australian Prime Minister Fraser

Source: Carter Library, Donated Historical Material, Mondale Papers, Overseas Assignments—Trip Files, 1977–1980, Box 22, VP’s Visit to the Pacific, 4/29/78–5/11/78: Australia (5/8/78)—President Carter’s Letter to PM Fraser. No classification marking.


253. Letter From the Australian Ambassador to Thailand (Jockel) to Vice President Mondale

Source: Carter Library, Donated Historical Material, Mondale Papers, Foreign Trip Files, Box 131, [Vice President’s Visit to Asia, 4/29–5/10/78]: Australia—[Diplomatic Trip Cables], [5/2–5/31/78]. Confidential. Mondale was in Bangkok May 4–5.


254. Telegram From the Embassy in Australia to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, Donated Historical Material, Mondale Papers, Foreign Trip Files, Box 131, [Vice President’s Visit to Asia, 4/29–5/10/78]: Australia—[Diplomatic Trip Cables], [5/2–5/31/78]. Confidential; Exdis.


255. Telegram From the Embassy in New Zealand to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, Donated Historical Material, Mondale Papers, Foreign Trip Files, Box 131, [Vice President’s Visit to Asia, 4/29–5/10/78]: New Zealand—[Diplomatic Trip Cables], [2/14–5/17/78]. Confidential. Sent for information to Canberra, Port Moresby, Suva, CINCPA also for POLAD and ICA adviser, NSC, and Auckland by pouch.


256. Letter From Australian Prime Minister Fraser to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 4, Australia, 1978. No classification marking.


257. Letter From President Carter to Australian Prime Minister Fraser

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, President’s Correspondence with Foreign Leaders File, Box 1, Australia, Prime Minister J. Malcolm Fraser, 1–12/78. No classification marking.