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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • July 26, 1950

    State Department Office of Policy Coordination Memorandum, 'Considerations in Choosing the Members and Executive Secretary for the Cinderella Cover Committee' [Declassified September 19, 2016]

    An OPC official, drawing negative lessons from Free Europe Committee autonomy, argues that AMCOMLIB (cryptonym Cinderella) should be a pure front and not be allowed the autonomy gained by the FEC.

  • July 28, 1950

    The Interrogation of Nasser Raad

  • July 28, 1950

    Salim al Khoury's Activities

  • July 30, 1950

    Communist Demonstrations in Syria

  • August 01, 1950


  • August 02, 1950

    Security Report

  • August 06, 1950

    Al Hinnawi's Visitors in Lebanon

  • August 07, 1950

    Al Kawokji's Activities in Lebanon

  • 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 08, 1950

    Activities of the Syrian Intelligence Services

  • August 10, 1950

    Office of Policy Coordination Provides Propaganda Themes for Radio Free Europe

    The Office of Policy Coordination provides the Free Europe Committee with four suggested propaganda themes for RFE broadcasts.

  • August 11, 1950

    The Political Situation in Korea during the Period of Military Operations

    A report on the Korean War from June through August 1950, including discussions on the start of the conflict, news media in North and South Korea, the air war, and the North Korean occupation of Seoul.

  • August 16, 1950

    Untitled report on a British-American-Lebanese effort to combat communism

    Information on secret communications between American, British and Arab ministers to establish a section to combat communism in Lebanon and the Levant.

  • August 18, 1950

    Combating Communism

    Report on a secret negotiations between Boswell, Pinkerton and the foreign ministries of Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt regarding anti-communist efforts in the Middle East.

  • August 19, 1950

    The Situation in Syria

  • August 21, 1950

    Office of Policy Coordination and Kennan Discussion of the American Committee for Liberation

    Frank Wisner solicits George Kennan’s suggestions on the organization of AMCOMLIB (cryptonym Cinderella) and the composition of its board of directors.

  • August 23, 1950

    Telegram from Zhou Enlai to Ni Zhiliang

    North Korea requests train locomotives and air force pilots from China, to which China agrees to the train locomotives.

  • August 25, 1950

    Information about Communist Activities

  • August 27, 1950

    Ciphered telegram, Filippov (Stalin) to Zhou Enlai

    Telegram from Stalin to Zhou Enlai answering his request for military advisors.

  • August 27, 1950

    Letter from Filipov (Stalin) to Soviet Ambassador in Prague, conveying message to CSSR leader Klement Gottwald

    Stalin lists the reasons for the Soviet withdrawal from and the return to the United Nations Security Council.