CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM (DELETED) RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 3/6/1954

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REFAS DECIDED IN MONDAY SPEECH NOT DEAL WITHCOrTROL 7SBURNT OR REPLY DIRECTLY TO OSGURMT FOREIGN MINISTERSRiCG THIS COKF THEREFORE QUESTIONS ASKED REF ARE ACADEMIC FOR PRESENT.

2o PRESENT PLAN IS TO TRY HERE FOR LARGEST POSSIBLE VOTE SUPPORTINGOXttJNjST RESOLUTION STATING IN PARTf OP CONTROL Of THE POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS OF ANY AMERICAN STATE EV THE INTERNATIONAL CQHMWI ST MOVEMENT, EXTENDI N8 TO THISPHERE THE POLITICAL SYSTEM OF AN EXTRA-CONTINENTAL POWER, WOULDHREAT TO The SOVEREIGNTY AriD POLITICAL INDEPENDENCE OF THE AVERlCAKi STATES, ENDANGERING THE PEACE OF AMERICA, AND OOUlO CALL FOR APPROPRIATE ACTION IN ACCORDANCEH EXISTING TREATIES". NOVIADE HERE TO SHOT SSBURNT SO DOMINATED OP CONTROLLED* THEN INHREE MONTHS ODACID TKHJLD ASK FOR CONSULTATIONS UNDER EXISTING TREATIES AND PRESENT OUR CASE AGAINST GUATEMALA HOPING TO GET

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maximum SUPPORT OF WHATEVER ACTIONS VE WAY RECOMMEND AGAINST GUAT,

j0 FFtS THAT ANY COVERT ACTION betwefn NOW AND TIME ABOVE CONF WHICH RUNS REAL RtSK EXPOSING OUR INTERVENTION IN UfSGURNT AFFAIRS WOULD GRAVELY PREJUDICE OUR PRESENTATION OF CASE AGAINST GUflir. THEREFORE refOES NOT BI SH KUQARK COMMIT SELF OR ITS AGENTS TO ANY IRREVOCABLE COURSE OF ACTION until he HAS CHANCE REVIEW this vvhqle situation with APPROPRIATE PERSONS upcn RETURN BASHC

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