July 29, 1949
Untitled report on Soviet activities in Lebanon
Nicola Kinjevich builds a relationship with Alexei Zanvirov to learn secrets of his work with the Russians.
August 03, 1949
Untitled report on Soviet interests in the Middle East
The Russian Commission is showing interest in the Middle East, especially in Turkish-Syrian collaboration and American and British support for a Turkish fight against communism.
August 05, 1949
Copy of Emir Chehab's letter of resignation from the Sûreté Générale.
August 08, 1949
Untitled report on a meeting of Communist parties
A meeting of Communist Parties endorses future activities and plans to counter Turkish, Syrian, and other regional anti-communist plans.
August 09, 1949
Untitled report on the Vatican and the Communist Parties of Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq
Communists in Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq condemn the Vatican.
Onset and Development of Communism
Discusses how Communism began in Lebanon, the importance of the educators’ visit to Moscow in the 1920s, the early conception of the role of Islam in the Lebanese Communist Party, the Communist Party in Palestine and the Israeli occupation, activities of the Communist Party in France, and internal affairs/organization of the Lebanese Communist Party.
First Communist Cell in Lebanon
Discusses the early years of the Communist Movement in Lebanon, the newspaper “Humanity” (al-insaniyya). Describes links between the Communist Party in Lebanon and foreign countries as well as in the Arab world, methods of Communist Propaganda
History of the Lebanese Communist Party
Document describing the history and development of communism in Lebanon, the founding of the Lebanese Communist Party, the magazine “Humanite,” links between the LCP and foreign countries, with a separate section for Armenia. Document also discusses Egyptian communist groups in Lebanon and the relationship between communist groups in different Arab countries.
The Pacifist Movement
Document describing the origin of the Pacifist movement in Lebanon, its development in the Middle East, and mentions how the Communist Party came to be involved in the movement.
Communist Movement in Lebanon
Account of the communist movement in Lebanon's historical development, from 1919 to 1923.
The Committee for the Liberation of the Arab Maghreb in Cairo
Description of the new office of the Committee for the Liberation of the Arab Maghreb in Cairo, as well as activity in the Tunisia, Morocco, and Algeria offices, consideration of opening a Tunisian main office in Lebanon, and progress of the Tunisian and Moroccan independence movements.
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.
July 05, 1950
Attachment to the Previous Report
President of the Lebanese Police responds to a request sent by Chehab in a previous letter. [Attachment is missing]
February 01, 1951
News about Turkey: Turkish Missions
Three Turkish missions will visit Syria in February to study Syrian history, culture, and social development. As well, Turkey has asked the U.S. to send troops to protect Syria and Lebanon.
July 22, 1951
King Abdullah’s ['Abd Allāh] Assassination, Public Opinion, Statements by Communist Parliamentarians, and Former British Soldiers
Information on King Abdullah’s assassination, including public opinion, statements by communist parliamentarians, and former British soldiers
August 01, 1951
Those Accused of King Abdullah's Assassination in Jerusalem
Information on those accused of King Abdullah's assassination in Jerusalem
Untitled report on relations between Syria and Lebanon
Syria briefly reopens its border with Lebanon, and Chehab delivers an extensive report on developments in Syrian-Lebanese relations.
February 01, 1952
The Islamist and Pakistani Activities in Lebanon
Muslims in Lebanon fear the country's changes, turning instead toward Pakistan, and plans emerge for the expansion of the Pakistani Legation and the establishment of the Islamic Caliphate.
February 08, 1952
Internal Events in Iraq
Report on Iraq, describing a danger of revolution as several opposition parties have united to make demands including the nationalization of the oil industry, stripping foreign companies of their special privileges in Iraq and changing the government to a democracy.
December 22, 1952
The Situation in Syria
The Syrian Army faces a dangerous situation, including a rising movement to stage a military-political coup.