CIA HISTORICAL REVIEW
DATEi NovemberPRiiShNTi Mr.
DISCUSSlCKi Contemplated Interview
1. Transfer of control
"Hjs to be introducedto
tuolic relations opeclallsi wnu naa oeen assigned By abusinessmen toln tho carrying out of tho project. Mr.
P as tne BLwmeecretary of the groupe with him till the finiah of the
project, rtuyvoo ui their meeting now lo toeview and orientation of the project aa it stands and actions which will take place In the near future.
?. Explanation of organisation now being formed.
to be advised of all the facets of operation which will
take place, :noludlng intelligence, PayWar and Para-militnry activities. Will give bin tho impression we havo now made up our mlndo to oarry out the activities which he described generally in his general ,lan and we wish to extend cur appreciation for his work in these preliminary plans which he has drawn up. However, at thla point, we want to advise him that it Is necessary for us to obtain all the facts from him aa is humanly possible so that we can concentrate our efforts and the mere information we know, the more facts wo know, the more assistance and help we can provide to the jrouu. Therefore, it behooves him to supply all the date we request.
- 3. Security.
We will advise him that wereat deal of personal confidenceand RUFUS but that the cccrninlat-penQtration danger must alwaysand that all security riaks must be stcdied very carefully. point out varlcusi communist penetratlcns which weeven in the US gov rmnent. Therefore, it will be necessary for usour operation. Each operation will be divided, segment After these general remarks on security, we will advise himhas been decided that in view ofyslcal dangers ofheadcurtrlers in Tegucigalpa, it i^ thought to be in the Interestthat headquartersstress to him that he will
tell no one about this Idea at the present timej we will advise RUFUS about the natter and that Inasmuch aa we contemplateeeting between KJr'US and himself in the very near future, we do not wlah him to communicate with hla present syste* of couriers about thla latest We wish to advise him that one of the reasons for this set up in
rj" Jthe primary one, is to provide RUFUS with service for his propagandathat will have the aspectsyndicate press service, wo will tell him that particularly during tho covert stage RUFUS will be so busy with the reproduction and distribution of propaganda that he will have little time to prepare this material. We will have excellent facilities in
[_ courier and communications and this, together with the physical security, wo believe, makes this site much more advantageous thanf" 3
ill hint that the material will bes
iihave the base there. Also, this offers nore possibilities topeople because we envision that possibly more propagandain the field can be organised If we hare flufflolentof this greet activity it will be necessaryln
3 It will be necessary for hi* to assist us in securing uie staffaa soon aa possible. We will ask him for names ofhe can furnish us.be told that he will be the advisor
and counsel of this yroup end that all of this material which they develop can be adapted, If necessary, in the field. There will always be latitude of action in tho field itself.
Wo expect toan working with Dub Pablo. Wa want to know ofsources offror. RUFUS.
CfcurloThese will bes soon as possible and ourwill improve his system of communications wiUi the field. This will, of course, be laid on with UUFUSater date and will be discussed undoubtedly by you with himonference that has already been mentioned.
Ue will point out to him that our ldoa is that the program will not bo cnrrlod out on the specific time uchedulo which he noted but rather wills our specific objectives are achieved and that each time we achiovo anntelligence,e willhorough analysis before proceeding to the naxt objeetlvu. Currently wo consider the program ln the breathingays. This per ice is particularly necessary for tho minute preparation of all details and the building of cur assets. Ue will convey to him that thisorjeu of hope and preparation and ho should moke this specifically known to his followers so that no overt incidents will take place andretature action by any of his followers. No inflammatory propaganda should bo prepared at this point.
Each media will carry its own particular objective end themefrom an over-all base. Each newspaper, eachwill be called upon topecific propaganda goal. Inline, he will be advised to concentrate all cf the PP activityand not to worry about propagandising there cause lnAnorlcan countries, such aa Venezuela, Panama and Bahama. Welila that propaganda going to Guatemala will be actuallythoae countries via other methods. We will advise him that aoutline of his prc^r^ will be necessary so that we canascertain the needs of personnel. Js will ask him for namesdifferent people who are known to be extremely loyal to him andand who will bepeople will be tentativelycpirators, press andriters. We will consider Stsgohis plan as5 December and it is expected that duringof his plan, the matter of finances will take place. Wohim that finances are to be used to their maximum advantage andcircumstances undoubtedly will call for large expenditures Therefore, we sust be extremely careful in our allotment ofavailable. We will advise him that wepeclfic end dof ooney already sent, tfiven to him, andheld personally accountable for this money and for otner evenwhich will be forthcoming IP. results and accountability canfor money as lt is given To him. williz. also as tohe has available for obtaining national Guatemalan currency. aak him how he obtained Guatemalan currencies in tho past andsources can be securely obtain large amounts of sen* in the future.