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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • June 29, 1979

    US Department of State Cable, Request for Indonesian Good Offices to Facilitate ROK and US Discussions with North Korea

    Cyrus Vance reveals that Jimmy Carter and Park Chung Hee hope to rely upon Indonesia to facilitate a tripartite dialogue between the U.S., South Korea, and North Korea.

  • June 30, 1979

    US Department of State Cable, Presidential Message

    Jimmy Carter writes to Suharto on Indonesia's offer to facilitate a tripartite dialogue between the U.S., North Korea, and South Korea.

  • July 12, 1979

    Letter from President Carter to Dutch Prime Minister Andreas van Agt

    President Carter writes to Prime Minister Andreas van Agt about the proposal for Theater Nuclear Forces (TNF) modernization and asks for Dutch support.

  • September 27, 1979

    CPSU CC Politburo Decision with Brezhnev-Carter Hotline Correspondence

    Telegram, in response to the President of the USA, regarding the issue of the Soviet military personnel in Cuba

  • October 31, 1979

    Letter from Jimmy Carter to Andreas A.M. Van Agt

    U.S. President Jimmy Carter writes to Prime Minister Van Agt about the Dutch proposal to cut NATO's TNF modernization proposal.

  • November 03, 1979

    Memorandum by C.U.D., 'Observations on Our Differences with the West Europeans Over Non-Proliferation'

    The memorandum describes a difference between President Carter and the West Europeans over their commitment to limiting reprocessing and plutonium supplies for R&D work on breeder reactors.

  • November 26, 1979

    Letter from Prime Minister Van Agt to President Carter

    Dutch Prime Minister van Agt responds to President Carter's concerns about a Dutch proposal to reduce NATO modernization. He writes that in light of Carter's concern, he will not press the Dutch proposal but that his government remains concerned over the size of the modernization program.

  • December 07, 1979

    Memorandum of conversation, Prime-Minister Van Agt – President Carter (and others)

    Participants in the meeting included President Carter, Minister Vance, MP van Agt and also Min. Van der Klaauw, Zbigniew Brzezinksi, David Aaron, Tammenoms Bakker, and Merckelbach. Conversation revolves around TNF modernization and arms negotiation with the Soviet Union. Both parties discuss domestic difficulties shaping how these issues are presented and pursued.

  • January 04, 1980

    Jimmy Carter, 'Address to the Nation on the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan'

    Jimmy Carter proposes sanctions in response to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

  • January 20, 1980

    Letter by President Jimmy Carter to the President of the United States Olympic Committee Robert Kane

    Jimmy Carter explains his call for a boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympics in reponse to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

  • February 18, 1980

    Memorandum, Secretary of State Vance to President Carter, Enclosing Gerard C. Smith Report to the President, 'Nonproliferation Strategy for 1980 and Beyond'

    The memorandum conveys Smith's proposal of rethinking US nonproliferation policy on reprocessing.

  • May 12, 1980

    Policy Review Committee, Presidential Decision Paper, 'Nonproliferation Planning Assumptions'

    The paper elaborates options for President Carter's nonproliferation policy.