SUMMARY OF DDP/PBSUCCESS MEETING OF 16 JUNE 1954

Created: 6/16/1954

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CIA HISTORICAL REVIEW PROGRAM

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Summary of DDP/raSUCCBSS Meeting ofh

WUner advised that the news of tbe acquisition of Mi? aircraft Jla Incredibly good. The throe aircraft have already completed tha first

leg oi the journey to Somerset. It is anticipated that they will arriTai there sometime on the afto moon ofu. Mo aotion will ba neoeesery on our part in regard to this matter.

reviewed tho cablesarried to the UDP meeting with hi*acted upon tha followingi

was granted LINCOLN to activate Saute Fe aa anSJEuVOOD. It was suggested, however, that umcolm give seriousto activating Sautes an antl-Coa-aunist group heretofore notwith Calligsrls. The thorn* would be that this group has watchedof events in Guateasels and has decided that STSGARP willand they have decided to jump on the bandwagon,

anticipation of tha fact that XJJCOLH might forward thafor authorisation to use fragmentation bombs (seaable and telephoned Playdon advising that our position badre utilisation of this type armament.

presented UNCOIJi'b analysis of the current situationand Honduras. In parshey in affect threw back to us thaenter into the decision to execute or cancel ffiSUCCESS. laborated onut vara not quits dear to him. offer the following guidance, however, "If it appears that toIn the next few days would be an Imitation to catastrophe, wean hiatus and reevaluate our approach to the Guatemalan problemong ranga typeynada's paper."

LDrCCLN's Insistence that race return to Guatemala, DLPstated that in hie opinion ths Army istha situationnow Is the time toalrailatad risk with "eyes wide open"to Ouateautla.

youre-examine the Prlnoepviolation- in^ Jn view ofcWtaimialng whether we havereports to security and to DDP protao ting our security interests.

Ii. Unions LINCOLN

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h. Unless LINCOLN calls tha shot there will be no abatajeant in the effort to aohlaTe theay. Actually, there is little that we hare oan do now to provide guidance to LINCOLN. Fro* this point on, our principle ad salon will be to provide administrative and technical rapport if and when itrequested.

J. ESTERLIKE

JDEuan

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