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April 2, 1953
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Approved For Release 000/ PP79-01041A0001000 0093-9 W OWN - -Q. 1400 Security Informatio Official Diary Thursday, 2 April 1953 25X1A9a 1. At the morning meeting mentioned to DCI that I would like to speak to him later in the day on USCIB matters and later would brief him on develo eats in this field. At that time I rec uested that he speak to in order to secure for Executive Secre- tary of USCIB. DCI indicated that he would be willing to do this and we are preparing a briefing memo for him. DCI also requested me to have prepared a response to Mr. Hoover's letter suggesting that his represen- tative might withdraw from certain IAC meetings. 2. Chatted briefly at breakfast with Mr. Amory on organization IL. At the morning meeting called attention to the following intelligence situations:. of the office and peiX1A9a' 3. Briefed on my talk with a. Possibility of postponement of Viet Minh offensive in IndocEiina. b. The unsettled coup situation in Iran and Ambassador Saleh's cogent comment that the Soviet peace offensive greatly reduced Iranian bargaining power. c. The seriousness of the situation with respect to Deception Islan$ Chile indicated that April 15th was a deadline as far as they were cone erred. 5. Also informed DCI that the estimators were considering rein- stating the relaxation of tension estimate. 25X1A9a 25X1A9a 25X1A9a 6. Put FBI liaison, in touch with in order to follow up the evaluation of certain FBI foreign intelligence reports. At that time, requested that we speak with him on our answer to Mr. Hoover's letter respecting the IAC and I undertook to do so. Later mentioned to DCI that I was going to do this. 25X1A9a 7. Requested of a ro and- up of outstanding Soviet/ Western issues for ysR1byathe Director at next Wednesday's NSC briefing . 8. Called attention to the last paragraph on page 5 of the CIR for 2 April. coat' d ) Approved For Release 2000 his document Is part of an Integrated file. If separated from the file it mast be 41 A000100&AQM&9ndivfdual systematic review. Security Information Approved For Release 2000/08/2 pee 9.1041A0001 0093-9 Security Information Official Diary 2 April 1953 25X1A9a 25X1A9a 9. 'phoned respecting a broadcast report that Stoichev, former Bulgarian Minister in Washington, was proceeding to the US with the view of reestablishing diplomatic relatiors. Informed True- heart of State, and at the suggestion of - also 'phoned Ambassador Heath who had some interesting comments. Undertook to follow up with Heath. 25X9A6 10. Mr. Amory mentioned that a a political attache of State in Denmark, was very much up to date on the Danish situation. I assume that he will put - in touch with any of our people who require a briefing on this situation. 25X1A9a 11. Chatted with on the following points: 25X1A9a a. In reference to the FI "no dissemination policy", informed now had this matter in hand and would be a good one with whom to discuss any issues. Informed him of ro ect 25X1A2g and suggested that he might want to get in touch with 25X1A9a 25X1A9a 25X1A9a b. Also informed had replaced and I thought it a very good idea for them to know each other. We might have lunch together some day. 25X1A9a c. Also informed that Mr. Amory was taking over 25X1A9a and suggested that we too have luncheon because I desired to have the close relationship between - and .L?/I continue. 25X1A9a 12. Spoke with - respecting certain intelligence inquiries he was making and approved direct contacts by him. 25X1A9a 25X1A9a 13. Discussed with- Amory and _ the question of further definition of CIA/State areas of responsibility in the economic field, as it related to NIE-88. Regardless of any adjustments that might be made in connection with the allocation of portions of this estimate, it seemed clear to me that the general uestion of allocation should be dealt with directly by Amory and 25X1A9a 25X1A9a This document Is part of an Integrated file. If separated from the file it must he pubjected to individual systematic reviews Approved For Release 2000/0 00040093-9 ecurity infor-,rr .,.