The Muslim Brotherhood
Account of the Muslim Brotherhood's division in Syria and tension with communists and the Syrian government.
March 12, 1947
Truman Doctrine, 'Recommendations for Assistance to Greece and Turkey'
Truman's speech to Congress in which he laid the foundations of the Truman Doctrine by stating that the United States would support Greece and Turkey in order to prevent them from under the sway of the Soviet Union. This speech is often cited as the beginning of the Cold War, and US containment policy.
April 09, 1947
Arrest of a Gang
Mostly illegible: report on the arrest of an international gang of thieves.
April 18, 1947
Information regarding the Brotherhood
Information about Muslim Brotherhood activities in Lebanon, including a meeting held on the 17th of April, a plan for local Islamic education headed by the Brotherhood and information on Brotherhood membership.
April 22, 1947
Transfer of a Telephone Line
Document about the transfer of Chehab's phone line to his new home
April 27, 1947
Meeting of the Lebanese "National Conference"
Short document regarding a meeting of the National Conference in order to discuss the internal political situation in Lebanon.
July 22, 1947
Report about a Murder
Document regarding the discovery of an unidentified corpse inside of a box on the side of the road.
Short document. List of Lebanese communists.
Report about a meeting with a Communist
Report about an agent's meeting with a member of the Lebanese Communist Party regarding the schism between the nationalist and pro-Russian branches of the Communist Party, expulsion of certain nationalist communists from the party and Russian interference.
Activities in Favour of the Greater Syria Project
Short document describing a meeting between King 'Abd Allāh and Moḥamad ‘Ayid al-Ḥafranī, a supporter of the Greater Syria project.
Supporters of the Greater Syria Project
Short document; a list of supporters of the Greater Syria Project.
List of payments made by Chehab, sorted by month.
February 12, 1948
A Visit to London
Letter about Emir Farid Chehab's visit to London.
July 01, 1948
Sidqi's Ejection from the Party
Notes on the ejection of Siddiqi from the Lebanese Communist Party- written by someone who attended the meeting during which Siddiqi was expelled.
July 01, 1948
Regarding Sidqi's Dismissal
Notes on the ejection on Siddiqi from the Communist Party and notes about another meeting of the Lebanese Communist Party on Feb 28th.
July 31, 1948
Lauding the Governor’s Efforts
Letter transferring Chehab from the post of governor of Biqā' to the post of Director of the Sûreté Générale and thanking him for his work as governor.
August 04, 1948
The Iraqi Parliamentary Delegation's Visit to Jordan and Syria, and King Abdullah’s Attempts at Annexing Palestine to Jordan based on Bernadotte's Plan
Description of an Iraqi parliamentary delegation's visit to Jordan and Syria, and King Abdullah’s intent to annex the Arab areas of Palestine to Trans-Jordan.
August 11, 1948
Letter from Charles F. Knox, Jr., Counselor of Mission at Tel-Aviv, to US Secretary of State, 'Arrival of Minister and Staff of USSR Legation'
Knox reports that the Soviet diplomatic legation at Tel-Aviv is staying in the same hotel as the US legation due to a lack of lodging available to house them.
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.
September 20, 1948
Letter from the Syrian director of police & security congratulating Chehab on his appointment.