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Approved For Releas' b01/07/27 : CIA-RDP78-0313OA00010 0005-4 C-O..N .F-I-D-E-N-T-I-A-L E11T I T A T I C (P i P BI1Cwim 3 January 1958 Webers: Royal Wald, State John Mumer, Navy Cansultaats: Richard Calhoun, State 1. The 90th meting of the Eploitation Subcaseaittee convened at 1400 hours. The minutes of the 89th meeting were approved with the following emndments: Dr. Pratt - Page 2, paragraph 4, second sentence - Put a period after "helpful." Delete rest of sentence and insert "Be asked that as muutb as possible of the reported infcarmatioa be 'unclassified. Deli next sentence and add "Thus it could be generally more available to such efforts as BIB and especially to eut . contractors." Same pares third line from bottom of page delete "nust" and add "shoaald." Page 3, paragraph 1 should read "Dr. Pratt urged FOIAb3a that for intelligsence purposes the emphasis HIS and 026 plans for full translation be changed to abstracting, especially if it is to be done at the expense of coverage at Raterati Zhurnal. More often than not, an abstract is .sufficient the ell GOD - - aaa34st and nuch e accessible." Page 3, Wagreph 12, second line, should read "mil asy requ, runts and with the new list of JPRS projects everything needed by them on a continuing basis is being done, so they are happy with the program as it stands. NSA hopes to use F)D and JPHS for translation of selected material on a spot request basis." 2. Western World Program A review of the coverage of the Western World Proms and, the four following international reports was made; in addition, FDD proposed to change the issuance of Information Report on Arab tees & Israel from semimonthly to monthly. C-A-N-F-I-D-E-N-T-T-A-L Approved For Release 2001/07/27 : CIA-RDP78-0313OA000100060005-4 Approved For Release 2001/07/27 : CIA-RDP78-0313OA000100060005-4 Far East Free World - The material presently provided on Thailand is marginal for Staters purposes. Much is already covered in some form or another, and Mr. Wald suggested that work could be shifted to different topics or another area such as Burma. Spot requests on Japan and South Korea have been handled adequately and this has served State, although the present favorable situation, in which a number of State's analysts can themselves use Japanese,, could change rapidly as a result of future personnel shifts. Indonesia - publication on this area is ve useful and added that State analysts get very good cooperation from of FDD. Approved For Release 2001/07/27 : CIA-RDP78-0313OA000100060005-4 Approved For Releap,001/07/27 : CIA-RDP78-03130A0001100t0005-4 C-0-N4-I-D-E-N..T-I-A-L World Press SMM of International Co?unist Develar~ments East-West and Intro-Orbit Travel and Contacts International Conferences and Pairs East-West Trade and Shipping -ranged from State - Mr. Weld said the general reaction/pus satisfaction to no enthuse' The Working level meetings between State and FDD we very useful and should be continued. On Latin'America - The analysts would like to see, if possible, additional material on Argentina and Bolivia With no change in the present setup. State would like to set up some, meetings With FDD an the reporting. Par East Free World - Thailand is marginal for State?s purposes. Much is elreaV covered in some form or another, and Mr. Wald suggested that work could be shifted to Burma or another area of more importance to them. Spot requests an Japan and South Korea have been handled adequately and this has served State's needs. Indonesia - publication on this area is very useful and added that State analysts get very good cooperation tram Nr- Otto George of FDD. Western Europe - Mr. Wald reemphesised the useful- ness of the induces LeMmde and Ls St +s. Near East reporting is of value and they are o.,Tecially satisfied With the reporting an Africa. South Asia - They would like the coverage, extended, especially Singhalese publications. State concurred in the change of the Arab States and Israel report to a monthly report if the coverage remained the same. State had not c feted m urination of the value of the four international reports and Will give their coeaent at the next meeting. NSA Wih_the Western World said there was general satisfaction program. The government, political and economic reports are all useful. NSA does not have much use for the socio- logical reports but they are road for background infer ation. They have scant interest in Scandinavian information and no interest in West Germanyp as well as Africa South of the Sahara. IVA has no objection to the change of the Arab States and Israel report to monthly. C-O-N-F-I-D-E-N-T-I-A-L Approved For Release 2001/07/27 : CIA-RDP78-0313OA000100060005-4 Approved For Relea 001/07/27 : CIA-RDP78-0313OA0001 0005-4 C-0-N-F-I-D-E-N-T-2-A-L 25X1A SBA makes very little use of the report on World Press Sur-m of tional Comounist s but considers the other Vim- international reports very valuable. Navy - W. Shearer said, regarding the four international summsnries the increase of interest in cold war activities has raised the interest and all four are of continuing value. On the rest of the free world material there is a reaction of satisfaction. Some felt the material from FUD was more detailed than required by the political people. The general reaction to the FD(D periodical reports for the free world was that the Joint Weeka and State telegrams provide sufficient information. On the proposal for monthly issuance of the Arab States and Israel report. Navy bad no objection. CIA of IS stated that Biographic Register needs iner d reporting on scientific personalities. They are relying more and more on open material., and BR has no specific priority. The Chairman said the eiihasis was, to now, on the reporting of bloc scientific personalities, although Armor was interested in Japanese scientific. said they may have to rely on FDD more because of T/O s ue to the international. situation. There is a need on the part of XAC on the areas which have not been prominent in the past but are becoming more no. Be said this information is available to a very large extent in apes literature. The Chairman proposed that FDD make a survey, country by country, to see what scientific journals are available outside the Soviet Bloc and to determine the most productive Journals in regard to scientific personalities. Tleen M can review what they need from these countries and report these needs to the Subcommittee with a view to devising a concrete program of coverage. bk'. Wald eMded that BI in State would like a copy of this survey also. 3. The Chairman passed copies of "Subject Classifications Used by Soviet Scientific Abstract Journals" and "Available Issues in the 'Collections of Recoa d Terms' Series Published by the C' ittee on Technical 'ilerminology, Academy of Sciences ZBSR" to the Subcommittee for heir review and indication of those they need tcpethe.r with their priorities. 3 - Approved For Release 2001/07/27 : CIA-RDP78-0313OA000100060005-4 'r Approved For Relea001/07/27 : CIA-RDP78-03130A0001W60005-4 C-O-N-F-I-D-E-N-T-I-A-L 4. The Chairman added for the Subcommittee's information that there is probability of reducing the number of NSCIDe. The Exploitation Subcammittee,under this change, would probably be incorporated in a paragraph in NSCm-2. This would be supplemented by a DCID to establish a separate committee on procurement and one an exploitation. 5. The annual report for 1957 of the Subcom?ittee is due 1 February 1958. 6. The next meeting will be 7 February at which time Arny, Air Force, and CIA will give their comments on the Western World program. The meeting will be held in 1121 M Building at 1400 hours. Approved For Release 2001/07/27 -CI I LA000100060005-4 -4 -