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July 1, 1952
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Approved For Rele 2000/09/12 : CIA-RDP79-010 A000100020187-7 Security Information official Diary Tuesday, 1 July 1952 25X1X7 25X1A9a 25X1A5a1 2. Also, at the-Deputies' meeting, called the Directorts attention to the Alsop column on Sunday last relating to the Berlin policy paper. The Director expressed the view that this was a matter that might well be referred to ICIS, operating under the chairmanship 3. Drafted and submitted to the Director a proposed letter 4. Attended at ONE meeting of the IAC deputies with respect to obtaining firmer Agency positions on NIEs. It appeared that a suitable arrangement could be worked out. 25X1A9a 5. checked with Defense respecting arrangements for intelligence support for I thereafter called Halaby 25X1A9a at Defense and suggested that it might be better to have a single channel arranged, which would be adequate for- needs. This would 25X1A9a probably best be accomplished through G-2, which acted as the exclusive agent of the IAC for servicing SHAPE. Halaby indicated that he was not familiar with the intelligence picture at this time and authorized me to make arrangements with Bolling, who could report to Halaby. 6. Attended NSC Steering Group meeting respecting the Formosa papers and pressed the DCIts view that it was most important to have even a limited number of battle-worthy divisions which could be used for any of the mart' purposes we might find useful. After some discussion, Defense undertook to draft a revised paper. 7. Also, at the Steering Group meeting, instigated a request by the Group for CIA aid to furnish relative evaluations of major factual (CONTINUED) -44e"o S71%1_ Approved For Rele2C rdY26=09/12 C IA-RDP79f4Or1+ J &%1j~ UWQgQfJ?Jea7 file, If separated from the file it must be subjected to Individual systematic review. Approved For Release 2000/09/12 : CIA-RDP79-01041 A0001 00020187-7 SECRET Security Information Official J ary 1 July 1952 25X1A9a estimates. Chip Bohlen suggested that the first subject to be dealt with be Soviet air position, including production. At the suggestion of 25X1A9a requested to have an appropriate minute by the Steering Group drafted, after consultation with who attended 25X1 A9a the meeting. 8. Talked with Mr. Price, Deputy Director of R&DB, which has in mind a project for coordinating all research in Defense relating to Psychological 'Warfare. They have in mind requesting to serve 25X1A5a1 on a part-time basis as the chairman of their panel. This choice seemed excellent to me. I outlined briefly to Price the fact that we were engaged in promoting coordination in this field, but felt that it would be most helpful to have an intra-Defense coordination established. It was my personal feeling that R&DB would be an excellent focal point for this activity. Price also informed me that McClure had requested R&DB to coordinate all Defense research relating to par.-military activities. Here, again, I thought that intra-Defense coordination would be most helpful, but it, of course, would have to be coordinated with us. 25X1A5a1 acceptabi i to all ,sides would seem to make hirr~ an excellent choice. Ukk,, d. DO P t-W 25X1A9a 9. informed me that he had cleared with the DCI re informing the FBI as to our source in the 25X1A5a1 25X1A9a 10. As the result of several calls, was informed that Mr. had satisfied Gen, Partridge as to the procedure and authority for the release of the China trade factual study. RET iecurity Information Approved For Release 2000/09/12 : CIA-RDP79-01041A000100020187-7