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December 18, 2009
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September 30, 1959
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Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040050-0 Office Memorndum ? UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 TO Chief, Language and. Area School FROM . Deputy Chief, Area Training SUBJECT: Weekly Activities Report DATE: 30 September 1959 A. JIGNIFICANT ITEMS None B. OTHER ACTIVITIES 1. and I visited DC/NE Division in a move to re-establish the excellent relations which we had w th that division on the I03 and on where our present emphasis in area training-liesf+q> and explained his need for an adequate commitment from I; before procee ng with a Regional Study on the Middle East in November. We of course alluded to the absence of a, single NE candidate in the AAO - Middle East whi h c runs this week We(7nesday and Thursday. 2. OIL; has reversed itself in the matter of our use of f part-time in the preparation and handling of the Prospective Senior Area Seminar - Europe, tentatively snhed?1 a to ),-4- i r -__ nu DAD NE / (Cooper) prefers to have take a part-time liaison assign- ment which turned' up about the same me. We are delighted to have the course has been postponed beyond the fall. 3. In the current AA.O for Iran, total attendance is seven At 25X1 25X1 the last moment (NE), who is taking full-time Persian, and his wife (O' joined the r . At the first of two half-day sessions, gave informal briefings. 4. We consider that FE's negative resnonse a long-range area training program suggested by based mainly on the arguments that veople cannot be spared for training and that training in depth is not really needed, reflects a, short-sighted point of view. 25 YEAR RE-RE\'Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040050-0 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040050-0 5. ~lectured at SAIS in the ICA study program on developmental programming. The subject of his lecture was "Attitudes toward Strangers." 6. lis enrolled in the IOC commencing Monday. Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040050-0