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September 19, 1952
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Approved For Release 2000/08/29 : CIA-RDP79T00937A000200010041-5 AMNON111--- sEcurarz INFORIAITON CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY OFFXCE OF NATIONAL ESTIMATES 19 September 1952 STAFF IIELIORANDMS NO0 270 ilEt(ORANDUH TO THE BOARD The attached draft memorandum for the Director of Central Intelligence was prepared by after consultation 25X1A9a with Oa. It has not been discussed with OM people. 2. The 0/CI Intelligence Officer in charge of Chilean affairs win be available to meet with the Board if the Board wishes. DOC Ere WI HANGE IN CLASS. 5:::1 DECLASSIFIED CLASS. CHANGED TO: TS S C NEXT REVIEW DATE: AVM: 12220... DATE: REVEVIER; .121X-64-. ' 2 5X 1 A9 a aSSONSIPm-- Approved For Release 2000/08/29 : CIA-RDP79T00937A000200010041-5 Approved For Release 2000/08/29 : CIA-RDP79T00937A000200010041-5 BMW SECURITY 111FOSIATIal CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY OFIPICE OF NATIONAL ESTINATES I9 September 1952 PROPOSED FiltfOBINEUX FOR DIREZTOR OF CENTRAL INTELLIGMB SUBJECT, Significance of the Election of Ibanez as President of Chile The Chilean Congress is virtually certain on 21, October to select Carlos Ibanez as President of Chileb 20 A hostile Congress will probably prevent Ibanez from making immediate radical changes in Chilean domestic or foreign 30 Ibanez would have little to gain from an attempt to assume dictatorial powers in view of the excellent Chance that his supporters will gain control of Congress lathe /March 1953 elections. 40 In order to divert public attention from swiftly rising prices and WOOMMic dislocations, Ibanez will continue between now and March to advocate, ito greater concessions to labor and the establishment of a Peranista..type labor confederation; lb, further demands on US copper interests; Cc a neutralist of "third positionw policy for Chile in the Eapt4iest struggle; d0 closer relations with Argentina, particularly Latin American economic solidarity against the "imperialistic" preesure of the great powers. 5. Even with a friendly Congress, Ihanes is not likely to press for immediate nationalization of the copper industry* He is likely, however, to demand abrogation of the US-Chilean Mhtual Assistance Agreement. SECRET Approved For Release 2000/08/29 : CIA-RDP79T00937A000200010041-5 t- Approved For Release 2000/08/29 : CIA-RDP79T00937A000200010041-5 60 Ibanez will also probably ressatabliah diplomatic and some carmartroial relations with the USSR ?some of the Auepeam Satellites* Approved For Release 2000/08/29 : CIA-RDP79T00937A000200010041-5