pLACE: War Room
Brief resume of previous day's discussions aad explanation ofwhat La to be accomplished was given. "It ia tbe de to ruinationgovernment to repel Comnunist aggression throughout thearfare was defined. Unconventional warfare is, of necessity,that denial by our government of our participation ln theseat all timsa, be made. The enemy is aggressive, has initiative lso said that his door is always open for anythat anyone nay have to offer and that he welcomes having it.
Unconventional warfare resembles nilitary warfare so clos ely that/is called "para-military."
This command was authorizedpecial "task force" forareay week, 2li-hour
that though it is interesting to receive copy
(info/able, it is not necessary and tends to overburden theconcurred, saying that there are many things which ha
doesn't need to Know which cone In} it is expensive as well as burdening the technicians. As long as he recoivos everything heip posed to, then that is all he wants.
entioned the SITBEP whichasic reference for the Tuesday aeetingCln Washington). aid ve should like to paraphrase the SITREP and send it out ln the pouch so that the stations willopy on Wednesday. This would provide themurrent estimate of the situation.
baingC- ^notedubtlety often goes such further with the Latins than /bold ana olatant about anything. He thinks that we, as Americans, are not inclined to be this way.
The problem of sending duplicate clippings to various posts wasthe tine and man hours consumed discussed. Tbe request forof clippings cams fron Headquarters and was related to one This situation has now ceased to exist. aidcan be placed more securely than photostats or mimeographedsuggestion was made that LINCOLNconsolidate the information froi
the newspapers which are shipped here and that they-could then beuthorised discontinuance of clipping service until further direction.
received from the field to the various stations concerned through the open mail to safe boxes.
Psych; Intel report was discussed next. These reports should be sent via open mall, following State Dept. unaccompanied air mail rules.
In addition to checking Embassy procedures, it was requested thatsend unaccompanied test pouches with only the press digestsrequested to send only newspaper clippings and we shallof these pouches byuggested that we sugges
media to be used for disseminationat allows to use their own Judgment in passing it out.
Re previous discussions on PP, FT andntil plans are firmed up, and unless there is advice to the contrary, we shall endeavor to follow
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