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September 10, 1958
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TOP 5LCKT Nur' 3.5(c) / 3.3(h)(2) 10 September 1958 Copy No. C CENTRAL '0!) NTELLIGENCE BULLETIN DOCUMENT NO. 3 ,r NO CHANC. IN : CLA:3S. CHANCED 0: Tstei NEXT FEVIEW DM L7: : ADUATTH: FIR 70- loValliVIEWER /Approved for Release: 2020/01/23 co315�291 f Approved for Release: 2020/01/23 C03156629 � .h.� � ofmk, rs irr% rs Approved for Release: 2020/01/23 C03156629 Approved for Release: 2020(01/23 C03156629 10 SEPTEMBER 1958 I. THE COMMUNIST BLOC Taiwan Strait - People's Daily warns that US convoying will info-We "direct armed conflict" Peiping announces final phase of troop withdrawals from Korea. IL ASIA-AFRICA Rhee's ambassador says Chinese Nationalists hope to expand any retali- ation against mainland into "all-out war." Nasir will request Western assistance for Aswan High Dam. TOP SECRET Approved for Release: 2020/01/23 C03156629 III. THE WEST Finnish President feels hardening Soviet attitude may require more flexible cabinet; reorganization could lead to inclusion of Communist front. Dutch will protest in NATO against US arms shipments to Indonesia. LATE ITEM USSR making preparations for pos- sible resumption of thermonuclear testing. \ Approved for Release: 2020/01/23 C03156629 TOP SECRET CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE BULLETIN 10 September 1958 DAILY BRIEF L THE COMMUNIST BLOC Taiwan Strait situation: In the sharpest warning from Communist China thus far, the Peiping People's Daily has said that convoying activity will put the US in a "most pre- carious situation involving direct armed conflict with China at any moment," adding that there is no room for "ambiguity and compromise." It accused the US of "now carrying on its most dangerous military adventure since the second World War." The editorial called on the US to solve the "interna- tional dispute" through peaceful negotiations, but made no reference to ambassadorial talks. (Page 1) Communist China: Peiping has announced that the third and final phase of its troop withdrawal from Korea will begin on 25 September. The removal of the remaining 111,000 Chinese Communist troops in Korea is expected to be com- pleted before the end of the year. (Page 3) IL ASIA-AFRICA South Korea: On 3 September Seoul's ambassador to Taipei, who had been in contact with Chiang, advised Presi- dent Rhee that the Chinese Nationalists foresaw the possible development of the offshore islands hostilities into a counter- attack on the mainland which they would try to expand into an "all-out war." The ambassador asserted that Korea should prepare "to march north" and suggested a Korean - Nationalist Chinese military alliance. Rhee, however, has given no TOP SECRET Approved for Release: 2020/01/23 C03156629L kksi Approved for Release: 2020/01/23 C03156629 '' TO1 SECRET Nwe o\L indication he intends to exploit the Taiwan Strait situa- tion