National Intelligence Daily (Cable)
EL SALVADORL'BA: Insurgent PUns
Thm SalvaJorat ttturgentsar* ditcustiing ntrateqy wit* Cuba and Miotraaua totar tha men agymsiat ttetiot- of rionduivn Coifrmwil
insurgentnauilitary confrontation bo two en Nicaragua and Honduras, while the Sandinistas have wanted the guerrillae to step up attacks in El Salvador and Honduras. /
Talks, are continuing in Havana to resolve anyI
Guerrilla loaders believe chancesopularare not good butilitary couoallow them to seise the initiative, tho insurgent groups are under way to getthis possibility. In the interim, theArmy plans to continue stagingattack! on isolated military units andfacilities.
Ceasnenti Increased Cuban and Niuaraguan support should help the Salvadoran insurgents to increase Qefore they canajor offensive,they will have to overcome chronic logistic problem! and factional disputes. In the meantime,oupsenms unlikely--they probably will have to rely on more small attacks.Original document.