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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • September 26, 1948

    Security Agreement between Lebanon and Syria

    [Probable draft] of a joint security agreement between the Lebanese Sûreté Générale and the Syrian Sûreté Générale with sections on Jewish people, foreigners, artists, refugees, Palestinians, Communists, political and diplomatic personalities and Lebanese and Syrian nationals.

  • April 19, 1949

    Mamdūḥ al-Maydānī [Mamdouh al Maydani] / Syrian Activities in Lebanon

    Discusses the whereabouts of Mamdūḥ al-Maydānī, a Syrian agent who is conducting surveillance of communists in Beirut. Also discusses various actors in the Syrian coup d’état.

  • April 20, 1949

    Mamdūḥ al-Maydānī [Mamdouh al-Maydani] / Syrian Activities in Lebanon

    Discusses Mamdūḥ al-Maydānī’s return to Damascus, where he meets with Ḥusnī al-Za'īm.

  • August 08, 1950

    Activities of the Syrian Intelligence Services

    Short report regarding the relationship between the former head of the Deuxième Bureau [Syrian intelligence] and officers in the Lebanese Army.

  • August 29, 1950

    Letter from the Syrian General Security Services

    Letter thanking Chehab for lending equipment to the Syrian Surete.

  • July 13, 1951

    Syrian Intelligence Agents in Lebanon

    Short report on the activities of two Syrian intelligence agents on an assignment from the Deuxième Bureau in the South of Lebanon.