David D. Gries advises how to address arms sales to Taiwan while satisfying both Beijing's demands and stipulations contained in the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA). His memo includes copies of the Taiwan Relations Act (Public Law 96-8, Apr. 10, 1979), the Joint Communique on the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the USA and the PRC (January 1, 1979), the Statement of the Government of the PRC (January 1, 1979), and the Joint Communique issued at Shanghai (February 27, 1972) as reference documents.
This document was declassified on October 19, 2007, by the Central Intelligence Agency. Another copy of the same document was declassified by CIA on November 14, 2007.