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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • September 28, 1978

    Memorandum for Zbigniew Brzezinski from Nick Platt, 'Your Appointment with Korean Foreign Minister Park Tong-chin September 29'

    Platt recommended Brzezinski to welcome President Park with the following talking points; authorization for transfer of $800 million in military equipment to Korea and the visit of Defense Secretary to the ROK. He also mentioned some difficulties including Koreagate and Kim Tae-Jung in custody.

  • January 25, 1979

    US National Security Council Memorandum, Seoul's Response to Pyongyang

    The National Security Council positively asseses North Korea's proposal for talks with South Korea.

  • June 08, 1979

    Memorandum for Zbigniew Brzezinski from Nick Platt, 'PRC Meeting on PRM-45 Thursday, June 7, 1979,’ June 6, 1979, and Policy Review Committee, 'Korea'

    Brzezinski sent a summary of the PRC meeting, including a discussion on the inter-relationship between troop withdrauwl policy and human rights issues in South Korea.

  • October 26, 1979

    US National Security Council Memorandum, Talks with the ROK on Contacts with North Korea

    Nick Platt reports on his efforts to coordinate tripartite talks with South Korea and North Korea.

  • May 22, 1980

    Record of Policy Review Committee Meeting, 'Korea'

    Officials from the US Department of State, the White House, the CIA, NSC, OSD, and JCS determine US policy toward South Korea in light of the events in Gwangju.