SUMMARY OF DDP/PBSUCCESS MEETING OF 16 JUNE 1954

Created: 6/16/1954

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Wiener advised that thaof tha acquisitionlreraft by Scootsaoredibly good. Tba three aircraft bava already oonpleted tha first log of tho Journey to Somerset. It Is anticipated that tbsyarrive thsra sometime on tho afternoon ofU. to lotloa will be neoosaar7 on cur part in regard to this natter.

Us xe viewed ths cablessrrlad to the DDP easting vith bin and ha anted upon ths following'

s. Authorisation waa granted XJYCOUf to activate Santa Fs aa an adjunct to SirBoVOOD. It waa suggested, however, that LIKCOU! give seriousto aotivating Santas sr. anti-Coomcinist group heretofore not aaaool-ated with Calligeria. The these weald ba that thle group has watched tha envelopment of avanto in Ouatesala and has decided that STNCARP will emerge victorious and they have decided to jump on tbe bencwagon.

b. In anticipation of tha factCLH night forward tha OuatenaXan ravniast for authorisation to aaa fragmentation bombs (seeDDPable and telephoned rTayeon advising that sur position bad not ehanged re utilisation of this type nn*annt.

a. resented UsWUTe analyale of the current situation In

Honduras. In parshey to offset threw back to ua the ri*ht to enter into tha decision to execute or cancel HtSUCCKSS. DDP indicated thatlaborated onet were not quite olear to hia. Ha did offer the following guidance, hoeever, "If it appeara that to launch PISOOCESS in the next few days would be an imitation to catastrophe, we should aeelaro hiatus snd reevaluate oar approach to the Guatemalan problen with an ayeong range typeade's paper."

4a Is UKOU's lnslstenee that rags return to Ouateaala, DDP oencurred. Ha stated that in his optrrlea ths Aray is elsarly to tbe situation and that now Is the ties toalculated risk withwide open" (Para's return to Guatemala.

reporte to security snd to DDP protecting our security Interests.

Dulses LZXCGUI

HISTORICAL REVIEW PROGRAM RELEASE AS SANITIZED

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II. Onlaaa LTBCOLS eaXLa tha afcot Icier* will be no abataaent In the effort to achieve the IBay. Actually, taure ia Uttte that ve here oan bo now to provide guidance to UHCOLH. Proa this ooint on, oar principle adaalOB will be to provide adadnistratiTe and technical eappert If and when it ia requested.

J. D. ESTFHLDE

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