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International Population Policy


260. Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Foreign Policy File, D810054–0597. Limited Official Use; Priority. Sent for information to USUN Geneva.


261. Action Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and Environmental and Scientific Affairs (Malone) to the Under Secretary of State for Security Assistance, Science, and Technology (Buckley)

Source: Department of State, Country Files, Miscellaneous Population Files, 1974–1992, Lot 93D393, Background Papers 1980–1984. Unclassified. Drafted by Benedick. In the upper right-hand margin, Buckley wrote, “Please return to Mr. Malone,” and drew an arrow next to his comment. In the right-hand margin, an unknown hand wrote, “JLM—please see note on page 2 Steve,” and drew an arrow next to his name. In the right-hand margin, Malone wrote: “Steve I am agreeable to Buckley’s suggestion for the weekly sessions. I think we should start them effective July 1 however due to our respective schedules during June. JLM.”


262. Telegram From the Department of State to AID Missions Worldwide, the Mission to the United Nations, and the Embassies in Nigeria and France

Source: Department of State, Files of the Deputy Secretary of State—William P. Clark, 1981–1982, Lot 82D127, Memoranda to Other Agencies. Unclassified. Drafted by Van Dusen; cleared in numerous AID offices; and approved by McPherson.


263. Memorandum From Michael A. Guhin of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Deputy Assistant for National Security Affairs (Nance)

Source: Reagan Library, Guhin, Michael A.: Files, Population/Studies (1). Confidential.


264. Memorandum From the Deputy Secretary of State (Clark) to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Allen)

Source: Department of State, Files of the Deputy Secretary of State—William P. Clark, 1981–1982, Lot 82D127, Memoranda To/From White House. Unclassified.


265. Memorandum From the Senior Assistant Administrator for Science and Technology, Agency for International Development (Brady) to the Administrator of the Agency for International Development (McPherson)

Source: National Archives, RG 286, USAID/O/Admin/ExecSec, Box 48, ADM–2 (Aug–Sep) FY 81. No classification marking.


266. Letter From the Coordinator of Population Affairs, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Department of State (Benedick) to Director of Central Intelligence Casey

Source: Department of State, Subject Files, Population, 1961–1992, Lot 93D390, PREL—Population as a National Security Issue. No classification marking.


267. Briefing Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (Malone) to Secretary of State Haig

Source: Department of State, Country Files, Miscellaneous Population Files, 1974–1992, Lot 93D393, Background Papers 1980–1984. Unclassified. Drafted by Yates and cleared in OES/CP, AF/EPS, ARA/ECP, EA, EB, IO, NEA, S/P, and INR/EC. Sent through Buckley. A stamped notation on the memorandum indicates that Bremer signed it into the Secretary’s office.


268. Memorandum From the Under Secretary of State for Security Assistance, Science, and Technology (Buckley) to Secretary of State Haig

Source: Reagan Library, Guhin, Michael A.: Files, Population/Studies (2). Confidential. Printed from an unsigned copy. Copies were sent to Clark, McPherson, and Malone. In an undated draft memorandum to Malone, Buckley noted that the memorandum was submitted to Haig on April 21. (Reagan Library, Guhin, Michael A.: Files, 05/07/1982–05/12/1982)


269. Memorandum From Michael A. Guhin of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Clark)

Source: Reagan Library, Guhin, Michael A.: Files, Population/Studies (2). Confidential.


270. Memorandum From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Clark) to Secretary of State Haig and the Administrator of the Agency for International Development (McPherson)

Source: Reagan Library, Guhin, Michael A.: Files, Population/Studies (2). Confidential. Copies were sent to Bush, Weinberger, Schweiker, Stockman, Casey, and Harper.


271. Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (Malone) to the Under Secretary of State for Security Assistance, Science, and Technology-Designate (Schneider)

Source: Reagan Library, Guhin, Michael A.: Files, Population/Studies (3). No classification marking. Drafted by Benedick on August 27 and cleared in NEA, EA, IO, EB/ODF, AF/EPS, and ARA.


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

Source: Reagan Library, Guhin, Michael A.: Files, Population/Studies (4). Confidential. Sent for information to USUN New York.


273. Memorandum From the Executive Secretary of the Department of State (Hill) to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Clark)

Source: Department of State, Country Files, Miscellaneous Population Files, 1974–1992, Lot 93D393, Background Papers 1980–1984. Unclassified. Drafted by Benedick on March 17 and cleared in ARA, AF, EA, INR, NEA, IO, S/P, EUR, EB, E, AID/AA/PPC, AID/AA/S&T, P, and T. Copies were sent to Gregg, Cormack, Stanford, Lowe, Keel, Harper, Keyworth, and Pickford.


274. Memorandum From Michael A. Guhin of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Clark)

Source: Reagan Library, Guhin, Michael A.: Files, Population/Studies (6). Confidential. Sent for action. A stamped notation in the upper right-hand corner reads, “SIGNED.”


276. Memorandum From the Deputy Director of Chinese Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs (Howarth) to the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (Brown)

Source: Department of State, Country Files, Miscellaneous Population Files, 1974–1992, Lot 93D393, China/UNFPA 1984. Confidential.


277. Memorandum From the Administrator of the Agency for International Development (McPherson) to Secretary of State Shultz

Source: Department of State, Country Files, Miscellaneous Population Files, 1974–1992, Lot 93D393, UNFPA—General—1982–1985. No classification marking.


279. Letter From President Reagan to the International Conference on Population

Source: Reagan Library, WHORM: Subject File PR014–08, case 204713. No classification marking.


280. Memorandum From the Deputy Secretary of State (Dam) to Secretary of State Shultz

Source: Department of State, Files of the Deputy Secretary of State—Deputy Secretary Kenneth Dam Official Files, 1982–1985, Lot 85D308, Memos to/FRM S—Jan/June 84. Secret.


281. Note From the Coordinator of Population Affairs, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (Benedick) to the Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (Malone)

Source: Department of State, Country Files, Miscellaneous Population Files, 1974–1992, Lot 93D393, Background Papers 1980–1984. No classification marking.


282. Action Memorandum From the Administrator of the Agency for International Development (McPherson) and the Director of the Policy Planning Staff, Deparment of State (Rodman) to Secretary of State Shultz

Source: Department of State, Files of the Deputy Secretary of State—Deputy Secretary Kenneth Dam Official Files, 1982–1985, Lot 85D308, Memos to/FRM S—Jan/June 84. Confidential; Sensitive. Drafted by Cohen on June 11 and cleared in S/P and OES/CP. Sent through Dam.


[283] [Page 791]283. Memorandum From Richard Levine of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (McFarlane)

Source: Reagan Library, Executive Secretariat, NSC: Subject File, [Population—too late to file] (2) (18 June 84). Secret. Sent for action.


284. Memorandum From the Executive Secretary of the Department of State (Hill) to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (McFarlane) and the Assistant to the President for Policy Development (Svahn)

Source: Department of State, Central Foreign Policy File, P840131–0239. No classification marking. Drafted by Benedick and Malone and cleared by Dam, McPherson, Malone, and Kaplan. A typed message in the top margin reads: “Sent via LDX 6/19 1140. Also via 1400 courier 6/19.” In a June 22 memorandum to Baker, McFarlane wrote that he had created a separate draft of the paper “based upon State and AID drafts.” (Reagan Library, Executive Secretariat, NSC: Subject File, [Population—too late to file] (2) (18 June 84))


285. Memorandum From Richard Levine of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Deputy Assistant for National Security Affairs (Poindexter)

Source: Reagan Library, Executive Secretariat, NSC: Subject File, Population—Too Late to File (18 Jun 84). Secret. Sent for action.


286. Paper Prepared in the Office of Policy Development, National Security Council

Source: Department of State, Country Files, Miscellaneous Population Files, 1974–1992, Lot 93D393, Background Papers 1980–1984. No classification marking. Document 288 indicates the policy statement was released on July 13.


287. Paper Prepared in the Central Intelligence Agency

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of Support Services (DI), Job 85T00287R: Production Case Files, Box 13, Folder 177: International Conference on Population Issues and Prospects. Confidential. [text not declassified]


288. Action Memorandum From the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (Horner) to Acting Secretary of State Dam

Source: Department of State, Central Foreign Policy File, P850025–0960. Confidential. Drafted by Glassman and cleared in AID, OES/CP, IO/D, and E.


289. Information Memorandum From Richard Benedick of the Office of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs to the Deputy Secretary of State (Dam)

Source: Department of State, Organization and Conference Files—Meetings/Governing Council 1984 Meetings/Governing Council, 1983–1984, Lot 87D37, Conference Results (Recommendations) ICP, Mexico City, August 1984. Copies were sent to Armacost, Spiers, Malone, Kirk, and Draper.