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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • 1952

    A Brief Description of the Report of Members of the Executive Committee of the CC of the Iranian People's Party, Cdes. Bograti, Frutan, and Kasemi

    A description of a report about the actions of the People's Party of Iran in Iranian Azerbaijan and issues due to the separation between their organization and the Democratic Party of Azerbaijan.

  • January 07, 1952

    News from Syria

  • January 12, 1952

    News from Syria

  • January 15, 1952

    Iraqi Plans Regarding Jordan

  • January 17, 1952

    Report to I. V. Stalin on Draft Instructions to Cde. Sadchikov About the Issue of the Shah of Iran's Overture

    Series of drafts relating to the the Shah's Chief of Office, Nurzad, and his declaration about a possible visit by the Shah to Moscow. Unclear to the Soviet representatives whether that Shah actually desires to go to Moscow.

  • January 18, 1952

    News from Syria

  • January 18, 1952

    Memorandum of Conversation, Soviet Ambassador to China N.V. Roshchin with Chinese Minister of Public Security Luo Ruiqing, 24 December 1951

    In the course of the discussion the matter of the proposed purge by the Chinese government of foreigners in Manchuria was raised. Luo Ruiqing said that the Chinese government intends to purge a series of regions of the country of unreliable elements: Manchuria, Qingdao, and Beijing. In the course of two years from these regions all foreigners of imperialist states will be deported. It’s more difficult to address the matter of local Soviet citizens. Among these local Soviet citizens there are dispersed columns of openly and secretly hostile elements, who have conducted in the past or carry on now espionage activities against the USSR and the Chinese People’s Republic.

  • January 25, 1952

    Letter from John D. Cockcroft to Homi J. Bhabha

    John D. Cockcroft, head of the British Atomic Energy Research Establishment, writes to Homi J. Bhabha, Chairman of the Indian Atomic Energy Commission, informing him that the British will not be assisting India with its beryllium experiements since India has already made agreements with the French Atomic Energy project.

  • January 27, 1952

    Kamal Jumblat and Prince Farid

  • January 31, 1952

    Cable, Mao Zedong to Joseph Stalin

    Mao sends Stalin the text of the agreement reached about two points of orders of business during the armistice negotiations.

  • January 31, 1952

    Telegram from Mao Zedong to Stalin

    Mao asks Stalin advice and instructions concerning issues raised during negotiations, particularly the establishment of a monitoring organ comprised of officials from neutral countries.

  • February 01, 1952

    Internal Self-Criticism (Sālim [Salem], Farajallāh al-Ḥalū [Farjallah al-Helou])

    A letter from the central leadership denouncing a member of the party (Comrade Sālim), describing his actions as contrary to the principles of the party and affected by a bourgeois mentality, and Comrade Sālim's reply in his own defense.

  • February 01, 1952

    Activities of the Higher National Council

  • 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 03, 1952

    Ciphered telegram, Filippov (Stalin) to Mao Zedong

    Telegram to Mao from Stalin approving of Mao's progress at the armistice talks and reminding him to have Polish and Czech included in the commission of observers.

  • 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.

  • February 08, 1952

    Internal Events in Iraq (2ndcopy)

  • February 08, 1952

    Kurdish Activities in Damascus

  • February 08, 1952

    Ciphered Telegram No. 16293 from Mao Zedong to Stalin, conveying 22 January 1952 telegram from Peng Dehuai to Mao and 4 February 1952 reply from Mao to Peng Dehuai

    Mao conveys two telegrams to Stalin: one from Peng Dehuai to Mao (22 January 1952) and the other is Mao’s response (4 February 1952). The telegrams discuss North Korea’s need for aid from China.

  • February 09, 1952

    News from Syria