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December 10, 1965
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Approved For Release 2002/07/29 : CIA-RDP80BO1676R00020016000-4-1 Em OWl.Y 10 December 1965 , 40RA14Dm4 FOR: Mr. Sharma Kent 1. P$ reeaarks at the Turning Weeting about the most recent estimate on the India/Pakistan problem were in no sense meant to be derogatory of the eetimte itself. I an keenly =osro of the hard labor which mat into the creation of this paper -- perhaps ins 1 so than so= other national Intelligence estimates. 2. The purpose of this note is to mks it clear to you that what I had in the back of v mind was vV earlier comm. mwnicatl on of 5 August in which I asked for your views on oars and menus of saki our most important nationa intelligemnae product more useful to the busy polieb? mmaaber. I know you will agree with me that the importance of this subJect has not dimmminiaheda and I do not, awn to suggest for a mmmo mnt that you have not given it ttmoug st. I si aply- wish to underline that we must not Use sight of this objective at a tins when the request for meaningful answers to serious problem are coming thicker and faster then ever before. 3. I continue to be concerned that an estimate which, is discursive and interlarded with "u ncrisp" footnotes will not receive the attention it deserves. Richard Helene Deputy Director RHelms/ecd - 10 Dec 65 Distribution: Orig & 1 - addressee 1 - ER Approved For Release 2002/07(29 : CIA-RDP80BO1676R000200160004-1