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MEMWANDUH FOR: Robert C. HacFarlane
Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
Chairman, National Intelligence Council
Interagency Intelligence Assessment:IRST LOOK AT MECHANISMS OF CONTROLNVOLVEHbNl
1. Attached Is the Interagency Intelligence Assessment: IRST LOOK AT MECHANISMS OF CONTHQl AND FOREIGN INVOLVEMENT that was requested by the President pursuant to National Security uecisionf This preliminary assessment was prepared underes of the Assistant National Intelligence Officer for^Utlnolonel Barry Halrai
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2. OIA informs us that since this paper was drafted, atew hundred additional linear feet of documents have been recovered, including large amounts from the residences of Maurice Bishop and Bernard Coartf. OIA estimates it will take their working group at least until early January to catalogue and to complete an initial survey of the documents for exploitation purposes. As soon as we know how much new informationontainedhese documents we will reconvene the NFIB Representatives tooncept Paper and Terms of Reference for the more in-depth study called forhich will be published as an Interagency Intelligence Memorandum.)
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your staff informed us that there wasthe -Amencan- connection to the documents. He havewith the FBI liaison contact and propose that you task thedirectly with pursuing this issue. He do notiscussionInvolvement of US citizens In Grenada inoul^be included in anyby the Intelligence
Robert M. Gates
as stated above
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