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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • December 25, 1950

    Ciphered Telegram from Vyshinsky to Roshchin, Transmitting a Message from Filippov [Stalin] to either Mao Zedong or Zhou Enlai

    Passes on the message that the proposed procedure and terms of training of Chinese pilots in jet aircraft are satisfactory.

  • December 28, 1950

    Untitled report about Turkey

    Report on Turkish collaboration with Arab countries in a common defense against Russia and Turkish journalists acting as Israeli agents.

  • December 31, 1950

    Letter, Lieutenant General Matthew B. Ridgway to Syngman Rhee

    New year greeting letter from Lieutenant General Matthew B. Ridgway of the Eighth Army (EUSAK) to Syngman Rhee

  • 1951

    Letter, Lieutenant General John B. Coulter to Syngman Rhee

    Lieutenant General John B. Coulter responds to Syngman Rhee's request to obtain vehicles and tanks that the US plans to scrap.

  • 1951

    Memorandum, Eighth United States Army Korea, 'Local Procurement of Foodstuffs by Republic of Korea'

    Lieutenant General John B. Coulter reports the required rations supplement for the Republic of Korea Army.

  • January, 1951

    Contract, Goverment of Republic of Korea and CDT Corporation

    Detailed agreement on the price of scrap collected in Korea, and arrangements for shipping.

  • 1951

    Kurdish Parties and Societies

    Document describes several Kurdish political parties including the Kurdish communists. Describes their political goals, their leadership, and their influence.

  • 1951

    Kurdish Groupings

    Describes the political alliances of various Kurdish groups, with information on the left-wing alliance between the Kurdish communist party and other major Kurdish parties.

  • 1951

    The Kurds and the Russians

    Document describes the development of the Kurdish nationalist movement in northern Syria and its links to the Soviet Union and Communist Party.

  • 1951

    Report about the Party in Damascus

    Report on a meeting with a Parti Populaire official regarding Parti Populaire Syrien activities in Syria, the location of George abd al-Masih and a plan to assassinate the Lebanese president [possibly referring to the assassination of Riyāḍ al-Ṣulḥ] and Fuad Chehab.

  • 1951

    Riyad al Solh and Reconciliation with the Parti Populaire Syrien

    Report on Riyāḍ al-Ṣulḥ's attempts to reconcile with the Parti Populaire Syrien in the aftermath of the execution of Anṭūn Sa'ādah.

  • 1951

    Salāḥ al-Shishaklī [Salah al Shishakly]

    Short document regarding a visit by Parti Populaire Syrien member Salah al-Shishakli.

  • 1951

    Report about Members of the Parti Populaire

    Report on the whereabouts and activities of Parti Populaire Syrien.

  • January, 1951

    Activities of the Muslim Brotherhood in Aleppo

  • January 01, 1951

    Partisan Activities in Aleppo

  • January 01, 1951

    Pacifists in Lebanon

    Report on an invitation for Pacifists from Damascus to come to Beirut, an upcoming Pacifists' meeting in Damascus.

  • 1951

    Draft Instructions to Sadchikov and Chechulin, VKP(b) CC Decree, [with attached table]

    Instructions for Soviet delegation in Iran for preliminary protocol agreements in ongoing financial negotiations. See the attached table.

  • 1951

    Memorandum Concerning Soviet and Iranian Financial Claims, Attached to Draft Instructions to Sadchikov and Chechulin

    Table delineating the agreed upon, proposed, and rejected financial claims of Iran and the Soviet Union. Attached as a memo to a set of draft instructions for Soviet delegates in Iran.

  • January, 1951

    Report to I. V. Stalin on Possible Visit of the Iranian Shah to Moscow

    Report on the possibility of a visit by the Iranian Shah to Moscow. Endorses the idea of entertaining the possibility, noting that rejecting his request to come to Moscow could push the ruling circles of Iran closer to the Western bloc.

  • 1951

    Networks Acting for the Russians

    The locations of Russian centers and agents conducting popular activities and their strategies for propaganda. The iems the Russian Commission is tracking are also broached, including military munition in Beirut and the Syrian Republic.