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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • August 21, 1948

    Report from the Republic of Syria, Army and Military Forces' General Command, Deuxième Bureau

    Account of recent findings, including Syrian opposition activities, the discovery of Jehovah's Witnesses, and an attempted rebellion in Jordan.

  • May 14, 1949

    Untitled report on Jordanian movement in Beirut

    Short document regarding Jordanian surveillance of Jordanian army officers in Lebanon.

  • May 24, 1949

    Jordanian Activities in Lebanon

    A report on the authorization of Jordanian Army Day and the manufacture of bronze statues in honor of the holiday.

  • June 08, 1949

    Jordanian Activities in Lebanon

    A report on Jordanian activities in Beirut, efforts by Glubb Pacha to gather information on the regime of Ḥusnī Za’īm.

  • June 10, 1949

    Jordanian Activities

    Report on Jordanian Army dentist Ibrahīm Ḥadād's attempt to get a passport in Qab al-Yās, Glubb Pacha's communications.

  • March 11, 1956

    Untitled report on the expulsion of Glubb Pasha from Jordan

    King Hussein's dismissal of Glubb may strengthen prospects for the Jordanian Army, and Chehab lists reasons for Glubb's expulsion.

  • April 02, 1956

    Political Activities in Jordan

    Report on political unrest in Jordan due to fears that the British will attempt to re-assert their influence in the wake of Glubb Pasha's dismissal; includes details of a secret meeting between members of the Jordanian National Socialist Party and other Jordanian political parties and their requests.

  • April 21, 1956

    King Hussein’s Visit to Damascus (Its Results)

    Jordanian leaders visit Damascus, yielding stronger ties that Jordan hopes will be useful in a future clash with the Israelis.

  • January 04, 1957

    Untitled report on a visit to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

    During a visit to Jordan, Chehab learns of Arab military developments, including the activity of Syrian, Egyptian, and Palestinian soldiers, as well as King Hussein's policies regarding al-Nabulsi and King Saud.

  • September, 1957

    The Situation in Jordan

    An American visit to plan a fight against communism in Jordan has dangerous ramifications, including increased tension between Arab states.