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.-411 COUNTRY SUBJECT PLACE ACQUIRED DATE OF INFO. Approved For Release 2005/02/14: CIA-RDP83-00415R007400130001-4 CLASSIFICATION TOP S7CRET1 CENTRAL. INTELLIGENCE AGENCY 25X1REFORT INFIiRIVATON FICIPOIRT CD NO, Yuaoslavia 00'4 at 661? lav Military at*** 10 Current ....,y:eae,.. gos Political Situation %-60t. s Me t 011 $ 60? ?it 00,11 ? = *0 .1% " 001111% j 0 0 i10. 10003 IP ?soliS 0 0 ligi 11?,000" 25X1 00 II 25X1 t., IWW DOCLVDIVII? COMPASS., le1ESSEIATISTIA2MCTIMITIM. HATIOBIALD7PEN, OP Tin MUTED MOM antairi USACSINS OP TM !COMMAS'S AGY II. S. O., Al MID az. An AZIRSOED. rrs monomial az mit EftVel.ATIOS OP TO! COMM se arre mama TO AN t.tWASITSOTIOZI) PSISSOIJ 15 PRO. alarm ior LAW. REVOODSICTION OP WSW POEM IS P110,11tInTSLI. r41 c 25X1 DATE DISTR.. 6 ih,. 1951 NO. OF PAGES 2 NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED SUMO SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. 25X1 THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION 25X1 THE FOLLOW ING REPORT WAS PREVIOUSLY 25X1 DISTRIBUTED AS "CIA PRELIMINARY L zg,ugguSagtz_LEELtgnte In 1. thr.s 1. 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 2. 25X1 25X1 25X1 3. 25X1 25X1 1 although Milovan Niles, Minister without Portfolio9 left to deliver a lecture, in reality he went to consult on the possibilities of changing the present Yugoslav Communist system into something approaching British Socialism. 1 Moshe Pijade, President of the Farliementary Council, and Leo Gerskovic, Secretary of the Committee an Internal. Affairs of the Peoples Assembly of the PPRY? are now working on special legislatio preparing for such a change. The Party is also soliciting opinions and suggestions from legal and ideological experts as to how a compromise can made between Socialism and Commatismulthout arousing too much opposition an the part of die-hard Cominformists. Tito is seriously looking for closer liaison betueen Western Socialist groups and movements, even contemplating joining the International Free Trade Movement in some way. A new Party line to that effect is soon to be passed on to Party leaders and cells throughout the country0 25X1 convinced of the serious possibility of a satellite attack military centingents are being concentrated on the Macedonian and Albanian frontiers. There is strong agitation on the part of Cominformists, Nationalists and Bulgarian agents among the Macedonians. Since the Macedonians are not reliable politically, this agitation has caused a high degree of excitement. The general situation is still bad, although special consideration is being given Macedonia in terms of higher food allocations and funds for urban and rural developments. Macedonian Nationalists feel that the chance will now present itself for an independent Macedonia, with its capital possibly at Salonika. CLASSIFICATION TOP SplOIT [ STATE ijr,LIIAVY I ;cr.1"-N71?iti DSTR IIBUTION ARMY _Ix AIR FS! LI 25X1 Approved For Release 2005/02/14: CIA-RDP83-00415R007400130001-4 25X1 3. 25X1 Approved For Release 2005/02/14: CIA-RDP83-00415R007400130001-4 TOP CENTRAL INTELL/UNCE AOPVCY 2 25X1 25X1 malitarymerahave little confidence in Chief of Staff Col. Gen. Noce Popovio, whcat they consider a military amateur and a Cominfannist ideologicallaa U. atilatiLaMallaa 25X1 6? 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 1110 25X1 The MBA, is reportedlarraming stores of supplies eqpIpment and personnel to Bosnia, tiontenegro and the Dalmatian coast, Ite Army does not plan to defend the plains berth and northeast of the Danube, and in case of at'ack will abandon large cities like Nevi Sed and Subotica, and probably Belgrade and Zagreb. The army has ita supplies well placed along the coast, especliarlay on the islands batman Split and Dubrovnik. The argy expects the strongent blow from Bulgaria, where an estimated force of 200,000 (sic) Russian coverts is being ptooessed for intearatiom into the Bulgarian military organizations. Among than are thousands of officers, technical experts, political commissars, trained agents and propagandists of uhom arrived as tourists and commercial agents. TUgoslav is greatly concerned with the magnitude of the preparations going On a, and expects a move in a few months from that direction. Similar conditions aUegedy exist in the Hungarian Army, but their spirit is less impressive. tugoslavJ considers the flungariam sampathizers in the Toftodina a. prospective fifth column like the Macedonians. Itgailagastikatealanatal 7. ihas been practically stepped throughout the country, utile the arey is now storing than. It is now not only the official Party line to speak of immizent danger, but Party and military commissars are really 'worried as evidenced kr their private comments. the sale of penicillin and streptopycin IV. ratblaglattiggeklaa 25X1 8 ? 25X1 25X1 them eaaChetniks,in through the rovemeata tourists, especially oppositien. . the activities iSerbian Nationalists, many of southeast Croatia have reached dangerous proportions "Serbia Uhited," Putnik now feels it unwise to have foreigners, visit spots near the center of Serb Nationalist 25X1 TOP SEMETi Approved For Release 2005/02/14: CIA-RDP83-00415R007400130001-4 Approved For Release 2005/02/14: CIA-RDP83-00415R007400130001-4 25X1 Approved For Release 2005/02/14: CIA-RDP83-00415R007400130001-4