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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • March 27, 1949

    Report to HE the Director of the Sûreté Générale, Emir Farid Chehab, 'Some Information about the Situation in Iraq and Amman'

    Letter to Emir Chehab regarding the political situation in Iraq and Communism in Iraq.

  • February 01, 1950

    Ongoing Activities to Cement the Syrian-Iraqi Union

    Movement toward a Syrian-Iraqi union surge, including convening a secret conference in Baghdad and other private meetings.

  • 1956

    Prince Saud’s Visit to Lebanon, Syria and Arab Countries

    Description of Prince Saud's priorities in visiting Lebanon and Syria: primarily, hearing about President Sham'oon's visit to Baghdad and garnering confidence for the image of Crown Prince Saud to prevent internal strife.

  • 1969

    The Suspension of the Baghdad Pact and the Iraqi-Egyptian Rapprochement

    Report on the British Foreign Secretary's visit to the Middle East and the suspension of the Baghdad Pact.

  • 1980

    Meeting between Saddam Hussein and His Cabinet Discussing a Plan to Develop Iraqi Cities

    Saddam and his ministers discuss housing and urban development in Baghdad and other Iraqi cities.

  • July 16, 1990

    National Intelligence Daily for Monday, 16 July 1990

    The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for Monday, 16 July 1990 describes the latest developments in USSR, Poland, Iraq, East Germany and Afghanistan.

  • June 29, 1991

    National Intelligence Daily for Saturday, 29 June 1991

    The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for 29 June 1991 describes the latest developments in Yugoslavia, Iraq, Kuwait, the Soviet Union, Palestine, Jordan, Ethiopia, Germany, Poland, Netherlands, Togo, Czechoslovakia and Lebanon.