CABLE RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 6/9/1954

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DIR INFO SLINC CITtT RYBAT JMSWAC SUMMIT

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BELIEVE GENERAL IDEAXCELLENT AS PUSH FOR ANTI SOVIET THEME SUMMIT.

IF SUITABLE DEFECTOR AVAILABLE (PERHAPS SUBJECT REF C) WE SUGGEST: PENNA BOTTO, COMMISSION PRESIDENT, WILL ORIGINATE

IDEA, BRIEF RNSHIELD, AHD INVITE CHOSEN DEFECTOR TO UNDERTAKE TOUR OF LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES UNDER COMMISSION AUSPICES. TOUR WILL COMMENCE BRAZIL, GO THROUGH LATIN AMERICA, LAST STOP MEXICO. FUNDS FOR TRAVEL EXPENSES AND MAINTENANCE OF TOUR TO BE "RAISED" BY SUMMIT REP EACH COUNTRY VISITED.

3. ADVANTAGES: GIVE LATIN AMERICAN PUBLIC OPPORTUNITY SEE AND HEAR EVIDEIJCE OF SOVIET IMPERIALISM DESIGNS; GIVE COMMISSION AND COUNTRY COMMITTEES FIRST TASK REQUISITE COORDINATION (THIS TYPE OPERATION ESPECIALLY GOOD SINCE DOES NOT REQUIRE COMPLETE IDEALOGICAL AGREEMENT OF COMMISSIONENNA BOTTO WILL GAIN PRESTIGE IN FIRST MOVE TO DECREASEOWER OVER COMMISSION;

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OPPOSITION TO SOVIET DIRECTION OF WSBURNT AFFAIRS WILL BE GIVEN IMPETUS.

U, IF DEFECTOR HAS LEGAL STATUS USA, ANTICIPATE NO DIFFICULTIES WITHM MEXICAN AUTHORITIES (PORTION GARBLED: WASH WILL FORWARD) ABOVE DEPENDS ON HQS EVALUATION FUTURE POSSIBILITY (PORTION MISSING) BUILD SATISFACTORY ORGANIZATION.

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