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September 27, 1985

Cable No. 2483, Ambassador Kuroda to the Foreign Minister, '40th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (Meeting of Japanese and Syrian Foreign Ministers)'

In this telegram, Ambassador Kuroda of Japan summarizes the main points of a meeting between Japanese and Syrian foreign ministers where they discuss the growing friendship between Japan and Syria, the American hostages in Lebanon, and Israeli Foreign Minister Shamir’s visit to Japan.

August 8, 1949

Jordanian Activities against Syria

The Jordanian Legation meets with the former Syrian minister to prepare propaganda against Ḥusnī al-Za'īm.

July 15, 1949

Rāshīd A'ālī al-Kīlānī [Rachid Ali al Kilani]

Report on Rashid al-Kilani's secret visit to Syria to call to reinforce the movement against the Iraqi government, a visit by Jordanian agents to the Journalist Informer.

June 29, 1949

Jordanian Movements in Lebanon

Report regarding a Jordanian officer who is in Lebanon to study the current situation in Syria; his meeting with several Palestinians.

April 28, 1949

Jordanian Activities in Lebanon

The mayor of Amman visits Beirut in order to discuss the situation in Syria.

September 1, 1957

Repercussions from America's Position regarding Syria and the Arab countries

America sends warships into Syrian territorial waters, and regional powers calibrate their postures.


The Political Situation in Lebanon

Lebanese government leaders debate military action against Egypt, and other countries scrutinize Lebanon's domestic situation.

July 25, 1956

Report No. 7, 'Development of Arab Political Activities in Lebanon in relation to the Opposition to, and Support of the Turkish Alliance'

Account of Lebanese perspectives toward the Turkish Alliance, controversy over a Saudi Ambassador, US intervention, and several other matters of urgency.

April 20, 1956

Development of Lebanon's Political Situation

While the Lebanese government favors Iraq and the British, it faces pressure to support Egyptian-Syrian-Saudi policies, and an opposition front is expected to form in the coming weeks.


Syria’s Position vis-à-vis Lebanon

The Syrian government and leftist leaders disapprove of the Lebanese government, Lebanese opposition leaders prepare a campaign against the government, and other Arab countries configure their policies toward Syria.