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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • August 07, 1970

    Untitled report on the candidacy of Suleiman Franjieh

    Suleiman Franjieh's centrist candidacy may buy time for Chamoun while Jumblatt attempts to arrange new contacts, among other political developments.

  • 1971

    Hilal Bin Fadhlallah – British Intelligence Agent

    A British Intelligence agent has been arrested and taken to Yemen.

  • 1971

    Organizations in which the Communists are Active

    Document describes links between members of the Pacifists and the Communist Party, and includes notes on the 14th May 1971 meeting of the Pacifists.

  • March 09, 1971

    Untitled report about the Palestinian Organizations

    Account of Palestinian opposition groups and their relations to the Arab, Western, and Third worlds.

  • June 07, 1971

    Study by the Bureau of the Science and Economics Institute at the Science Academy in the Soviet Union

    A Soviet report on British and American involvement in the Arab Gulf under the guise of capital investments and prospects for the Dhofar revolution.

  • July 13, 1971

    Preparing a Plan for a Coup in Sudan and Iraq

    A detailed outline of attendees and discussions of a secret conference of Arab communist parties to plan a coup in Sudan and Iraq, including a proposed agenda for escalation.

  • 1972

    The National Federation of Labour Unions

    A list of leading membership of the Union of Lebanese Labor Unions. Lists membership between 1970 and 1972.

  • 1972

    Lebanese Women's Rights Committee

    List of members in the Lebanese Women’s Rights Committee, a Communist organization.

  • 1975

    Adeeb al-Shishakli. Attempts to Stage Military Coups in Syria

    Description of Al-Shishakli's visits to Beirut and Damascus to organize a Syrian military coup and Chehab's ensuing meeting with the Prime Minister.

  • 1980

    Communist Unions in Lebanon

    Information on various workers’ unions in Lebanon, including membership lists of the printers, builders, chefs, hotel/restaurant workers and more.

  • 1980

    Organization of the Lebanese Communist Party

    Document discusses the organization/structure of the Lebanese Communist Party.

  • 1980

    Communist Covert Activities

    Document describes Communist Activities in Lebanon and Syria, international communications between Lebanese and Syrian communists and other Arab countries, Turkey, and Iran.

  • 1980

    Adeeb al-Shishakli. Attempt to Organise a Military Coup in Syria

    Description of Adeeb al-Shishakli's visits to Lebanon and attempt to organize a military coup in Syria.

  • September 26, 1980

    The Communist Party and the Education Process

    Description of the formation of certain student groups and their involvement in the communist party. Names the leaders of the student organization and the members of the ‘Administrative Authority.’

  • October 20, 1980

    Military Leadership of the Communist Party

    A list of the number/origin of army officers who are working with the Communist Party.

  • October 25, 1980

    A Commercial Enterprise Manages the Economic Interests of the Palestine Liberation Organisation in Beirut, in particular Fateh's.

    Fatah and the PLO appoint the African-Arab Contracting Company in Beirut.

  • 1982

    Structure of the Lebanese Communist Party

    Discusses the organization/structure of the Lebanese Communist Party, including size of various branches (in general terms) and frequency of meetings. Includes a list of members of the Lebanese Communist Party between 1973 and 1979.

  • 1983

    The Secret Armenian Army

    Report on the Armenian Secret Army's locations across the Middle East, Europe, and other parts of the globe.