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September 18, 1952
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Approved For Release 2000/09/1 : C~A pp~~RpZ~~p~r1 1041A000100020125-5 ,,,^' stun ThiCtMt~rroR' `,.o? Official Diary (AD/RR Acting) 18 September 1952 25X1A9a 25X1A9a It Lebanese coup seems to have been pretty well predicted and the cables received during the night kept us well advised on developments, Apparently the CIB went to bed after the first rumbles were received and did not include an item on this. Do not consider it serious in-view of the ~,umerous previous pre- dictions of this possible coup. 2. At the DCI meeting I brought up Captain Wrightts (R. N.) visit next week in connection vrith the 5-power conference. DCI said to give him the tied carpet" treatment3 mentioning a luncheon and the fact that he would like to see him personally. I have alerted Sherman Kent, but have done nothing else, 3. Mr. Tordella~ of Admiral Wengerts offices called. .Mentioned a paper by symbol which meant nothing to men so he decided to take up whatever was on his mind AD/CI. 25X1A9a ~., turned up for the luncheon which was attended by ADfCT~ AD~SIi Have talked to ~ since who was pleased. We are unc ing oge er ek, 5? Attended PRC. 6. D~DCI showed me the Gruenther correspondence and 2 suggested he ca31- Chief of Aircraft Branch}. who briefed him on our current thinking and the methods and procedures by which we checked A-2ts estimates. 7. At D/DCI#s request, I furnished him with the research papers listed below for possible transmission to certain governments. In selecting these I used the same .criteria that were applied in considering exchanges with ORR - Six Sma1.l Steel Plants Trends in Soviet Armament Expenditures Preliminary Evaluation of the 5 year Plan Boundary Study of Norwegian-USSR Frontier OST - Czerman Men of Science Formerly Associated with Aircraft Armament Research and Development The Ministry of the Shipbuilding Industry Plant x:175 at Alma Ata Potatoes in the USSR With Special Reference to Late Blight The Current European Foot and Mouth Disease Epizootic Tb1s docur~~p~q~e~~~-I~~e 2000/s71~': 1041A000100020~INUED) die. it separated from the file it must be Security Information #nbjected to individual systematic review. Approved For Release 2000/09/12 : CI~~000100020125-5 ~, Security InFormafio~' ~ Clfficial Diary (AD~R.R~ Acting) 18 September 1952 25X1X7 State agreed to reexam;r,e need for bringing NIE-t~6 up to date, however, most of the participants feel it is imperative to do so._ In respect to NSC 128 r,~acy of the Budget raised the point that the intended uses of forces being created on Formosa could be made more dear. NSC 133, CIA3s technical. interest in size limitation was noted? At the end of the meetings question of a comprehensive South .American paper came ups State tools the more negative position pointing out the lack of homogeniety and the danger of coming up with nothing but platitudes. T~a,cy urged a paper on Greece and one an "Integration in Eurape.rr Defense spoke to the need of policy as to the non-military future of the NATd organization, especially vcrith respect to American trade. Approved For Release 2000/09/1 ~~bF7~U1041A000100020125-5 n