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Created: 9/11/1962

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HAVANA RADIO CHARGES THAT TWO CARGO SHIPS, >f< OUTV/ARD BOUND FROM CUBA, ONE CUBAN AND THE OTHERERE ATTACKED II SEPT OFF NORTHERN COAST OF CUBA. WENFO THAT AN EXILE GROUP CALLEDBASED IN PUERTO 'RTCO) PROBABLY DID THE JOB, STUDENT EXILE GROUP IN MIAfcU LAST WEEKEND PUBLICLY ANNOUNCED INTENTION TO ATTACK BLOC SHIPS MOVING IN AND OUT OF CUBA. THERE IS GROWING MOOD OF FRUSTRATION AMONG REFUGEES AND DANGER OF UNILATERAL OPERATIONS ANDIKEWISE .

ASSUME YOU NOTING IN PRESS THE SOVIET

EPT-MAKINC SWEEPING CHARGES THAT US PREPARING '

CUBA INVASION AND WARNING THAT "IF THIS ATTACK IS MADE, THIS WILL BE BEGINNING OF UNLEASHING OF WAR. IMPLICATIONS OF THEORD STATEMENT UNDER STUDY. WILL ADVISE YOU FURTHER

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OF DEFENSIVE EQUIPMENT. FOLLOWING IS PRELIM BNE QUESTION SOV MOTIVATIONS, INCLUDING POSSIBLE "*

REASONS WHY SOVS MIGHT CONSIDER INSTALLATION MRBMS, BEING EXAMINED IN SNIE BEING DRAFTED FOR US IB NEXT .WEEK.BNE> STILL PERSUADED THAT COSTLY CRASH OPERATION TO INSTALL<

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THAI CABINET CONSIDERING SIGNING TRADE TREATY WITH SOVIETS. :TRIED TO OBTAIN TRADE TREATY LAST YEAR BUTt7OFF. CURRENT SOVIET-THAI TRADE IS NEGLIGIBLE ANDNO FORMAL AGREEMENT. CURRENT THAI EMPHASIS ONBE PARTLY FOR PURPOSE Of* BUILDING UP THAI BARGAINING*TALKS WITH MAXWELL TAYLOR, WHO ARRIVES

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