PBSUCCESS - COMMO PROBLEMS

Created: 1/6/1954

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CIA HISTORICAL REVIEW PROGRAMRELEASE AS SANITIZED

jeuoauouv for ths record

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Problems

briefed am today on oertaln problems relative to various coeanunl cat ions Issues relative to PBSOCCESS as followsi

SAffTA PEt as given to understand that tba original plan conoaening SANTA FE haa bean aboliabadeeolt of everybody'sincluding our own, ln respect to tba security aspecttbla setup. ADCO explained that it was now tba Intention o setabUah tbe tranaadttarertain remote

who appraciatea tba Use element involved, intended tocleared C perators in the two above-namedunder the euperviaion of an experienced and treated(presumably to ba locatedafehousa and throughto the too inaUllations froa Boadquartars could ADCO sat forth several reasons why lt would bewake use of cleared C- axwonnal rather than (genev operators Th* C an would ba able to go down underwhereas Agency personnel would have to atay

under aeauned namee and 'toariet There ware otheraa well, UXX) had alreadyrallalnarynames of language-qualified c. .TJ -perators with axoallentbackground.. military aervice. It wasto discuss thorough operational clearancee on aabove-asm tioned tlae element ia

opinion that It

particularly acute in connection with the above-nentloned training aspect, ADCO wanted the green light from tha PBSUCCESS ataff in order to proceed with hla arrangamsnts, ndicatedould discuss this matter with CWH (having been informed by Mr. DCO's offioo that CWH alreadyaao on hla desk outlining w* above in considerable detail).

opinion that it would ba ispoaBlble to do thisaswithin the target oountry. All together, fourwould be required to handle thla matter. Afterinstallations (ecfcaasies)umber of countries,of the opinion that the monitoring In question could be

o-.ue-lc'!augmented by monitoring efforts out of Panama.

Al CC likewise wmntecTthe groan light on thie aa aooo as possible sines the four operators In question ars already being processed for service abroad. aidould likewise discuss this with CUB forthwith and that ADCO would subsequently receive the required reaction without

undue delay.

HANS V. TOFTE Chief, PP/Opa

opies only CWH

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