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Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 � I ijI �311 �i� Ica 7 March 1961 Copy No. C 6,,c/ CENTRAL IVIELLIGENCE BULLETIN' tOPSECREL 03) 0(b)(3) Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 01.4Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 TOPSCRET , The Daily Brief of the CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE BULLETIN is produced by the Director of Central Intelligence in consultation with representatives of departments and agencies of the United States Intelligence Board. Back-up material is produced by CIA with as much consultation with other departments and agencies as is practicable. When, because of the time factor, consultation with the department or agency of primary concern is not practicable, the brief will be produced by CIA and marked with an asterisk. Intelligence in this publication is based on all sources, including Interpretations of intelligence information in this publication rep- resent immediate and preliminary views which are subject to modi- fication in the light of further information and more complete analysis. Certain intelligence items in this publication may be designated specifically for no further dissemination. Other intelligence items may be disseminated further, but only on a need-to-know basis. WARNING This document contains classified information affecting the national security of the United States within the meaning of the espionage laws, US Code Title 18, Sections 793, 794, and 798. The law prohibits its transmission or the revelation of its contents in any manner to an unauthorized person, as well as its use in any manner prejudicial to the safety or interest of the United States or for the benefit of any foreign government to the detriment of the United States. M (b)(1): (b)(1) (b)(1) Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 V 4'." Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 SEeRFT 7 March 1961 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE BULLETIN CONTENTS 1. Situation in the Congo. (Page t) /- 3. Argentina: Frondizi moves to mediate between US and Cuba, (Page ti) 4. Bolivia plans arrest of Communist union leaders if teachers' strike continues; requests arms from US for use in case of violence. (Page tt) Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 r"-31 Matadi SUDAN 390 Luanda Banana Republic o the Congo TUNISIA MA LA 61 7 MOBUTU Leopoldville Thysville _ Gemena Scattered En UTU 2,700 Nun 1,5op EC-UATEU Coquilhatville �Boende GHANA 1,900 Approximate area controlled by: Kasavubu-Mobutu Gizenga Kalonji _ _ Tstiambe Atlantic" United Nations Forces Ocean SeIPC-ttcl fOiAid � Selected railroad Selected airfield X Cut railroad STATUTE MILES I lkela Franco-UT' uluabourg Bakw Bu Aketi Basoko, .0pala jki nd �Lodia L NJ Luputa MOROCCO 1,000 IRELAND 655 LIBERIA ETHIOPI 600 Kaminat Elisa ETHIOPIA Lk� NIGERIA Kongolo Usumbura Lake Albertville Tanganyika NIGERIA 1,300 �Manono A SWEDE 680 TSHOM 4,0 hville \Ye, 7 Mar 61 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE BULLETIN Map Page Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 'Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 4 � ' 4/10g01 le CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE BULLETIN 7 March 1961 DAILY BRIEF Congo: The Tananarive round-table conference, sched- uled to begin on 5 March, has been delayed to await the ar- rival of Kasavubu and Gizenga. There has been no further fighting between UN forces and the Congolese troops in Matadi and Banana, and both UN and Congolese authorities have re- X3ez-c portedly agreed, for the time being, not to send reinforcements to the Lower Congo region. Further clashes seem likely, how- ever, since Hammarskjold has insisted that UN forces must reoccupy Matadi, while Kasavubu's Foreign Minister Bomboko stated on 6 March that Matadi would not be returned to the UN pending a full investigation. Khartoum has announced that Sudanese troops will be withdrawn from the Congo because of alleged "grave mistakes" by UN officials during the recent clashes. (Backup. Page 1) (Man) -SEGREz14 Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 � 1' (b)(1) (b)(3) 7 Mar 61 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE BULLETIN Map Page Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 'St. Argentina-Cuba: Argentina has decided to send special envoys to the United States and Cuban governments to seek means of alleviating "tension" between the two countries, de- spite its previous skepticism regarding the value of single- country mediation efforts. This action is probably intended o counter the apparent bid of Brazilian President Quadros for Latin American leadership through a play to leftist sentiment. Although officials have denied that domestic political considera- tions are responsible for the move, it is probably also influ- enced in part by the recent electoral triumph in Buenos Aires of a Socialist deputy who campaigned on a pro-Castro platform. (Backup, Page 2) Bolivia: President Victor Paz Estenssoro told American Ambassador Strom on 5 March that his government plans exten- sive arrests of Corravint-.i. trade union leaders if the Confedera- tion of Urban Teachers--which is reported under strong Com- munist influence�continues its strike for higher wages after the morning of 7 March. Anticipating possible violence, Paz is asking for tear-gas grenades, machine-gun ammunition, and small bombs for use in P-51 aircraft, from the United States. A substantial wage increase for teachers would strengthen wage demands from other government employees and impede the Paz government's drive to increase the country's production. The powerful unions of the nationalized tin mines are threaten- ing to strike beginning.8 March. 7 Mar 61 DAILY BRIEF � (b)(1) (b)(3) (b)(3) (b)(3) (b)(3) Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 ( ( Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 Noe *%�00 Argentina to Send Special Envoys to US and Cuba In its reply to Cuba's circular note of late February soliciting sympathy from the various Latin American govern- ments, Argentina announced its intention to send special en- voys to the US and Cuban governments. Argentina apparently acted without consulting any of the other countries in advance. A Foreign Ministry official said on 4 March that Argen- tina's initiative was based on the following considerations: 1) the Cuban situation remains a disturbing influence on the relations of other countries with the US; 2) a solution to the problem must be one which will eliminate Soviet and Com- munist influence in Cuba and, without arousing leftist elements in the hemisphere, stop Cuba's efforts to spread its revolution abroad; and 3) the overthrow of Castro by anti-Castro Cubans from the US or Guatemala would probably prompt criticism which would worsen Inter-American relations. Argentina's action, however, is probably intended pri- marily for its effect on public opinion both at home and abroad. Heretofore, Argentina has been the strongest critic of Cuba among the large Latin American cOuntries and has maintained that the Cuban problem should be handled only through the OAS. Recently, however, President Frondizi expressed doubt that a vote for collective action would get even a slim majority. Brazilian President Quadros" statements on Cuba in- crease pressure on Frondizi to make a gesture of his own on Cuba. A Brazilian press report on 4 March quoted Quadros as stating that "even supposing that there is Communist in- filtration in the Cuban Government, the Castro revolution has our sympathies and. we are not in any manner disposed to up- hold any action contrary to the principle of nonintervention in internal affairs of other countries so long as Castro does not try to export Fidelismo." '7 Mar 61 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE BULLETIN Page 2 Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 ��� �ro. ���� � � ����� � � Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 eiod THE PRESIDENT The Vice President Executive Offices of the White House The Special Assistant for National Security Affairs The Scientific Adviser to the President The Director of the Budget The Director, Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization The Director, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Chairman, Board of Consultants on Foreign Intelligence Activities The Department of State The Secretary of State The Under Secretary of State The Director, International Cooperation Administration The Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs The Deputy Under Secretary of State for Administration The Counselor and Chairman of the Policy Planning Council The Director of Intelligence and Research The Treasury Department The Secretary of the Treasury The Department of Defense The Secretary of Defense The Deputy Secretary of Defense The Secretary of the Army The Secretary of the Navy The Secretary of the Air Force The Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Affairs) The Assistant to Secretary of Defense (Special Operations) The Chairman, The Joint Chiefs of Staff Chief of Naval Operations, United States Navy Chief of Staff, United States Air Force Chief of Staff, United States Army Commandant, United States Marine Corps U.S. Rep., Military Committee and Standing Group, NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Europe Commander in Chief, Pacific The Director, The Joint Staff The Director for Intelligence, The Joint Staff The Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Department of Army The Director of Naval Intelligence, Department of Navy The Assistant Chief of Staff, Intelligence, Department of the Air Force The Department of Justice The Attorney General The Federal Bureau of Investigation The Director The Atomic Energy Commission The Chairman The National Security Agency The Director The United States Information Agency The Director The National Indications Center The Director ---CZIVPM)Eb Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379 TOP---SEC.RELP 1 1- --- F S E C E Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C03007379