INTELLIGENCE SUPPORT ON CUBA (W/ATTACHMENT)

Created: 3/6/1962

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McCoae requested that theof an Internal CIA. memorandum be'your attention. - .

- W. A. Tldwell -ABBlfitant toPlanning)

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6 March

KJNOBAHDUH FOR: Deputy Director (Intelligence) Deputy Director (Plana)

Intelligence Support on Cuba

1. egrui tho publicationuwnary of Current Intelligence on Cuba which will appear five times weekly. This publication is being disseminated to the DCI, DDP, DDI, ond

nUDbercopie" ar*toor Internal

uae, and the text Is being transmitted by vlre to VAVE. The Summary cc*cerns Itself with items of possible Interest to day-to-day DDP

nfg^fff? of tbe CCIhe culmination OTb series of step* taken to provide Intelligence support to DDP

Wbought of no

the end of the first phase In the developmentDlTrogra* of intelligence support. Other steps taken to date Include the following:

a. uba Branch has been organized In the Econaolc

^<RR- Jtlr*ad* Produced studies on tne Cuban foreign exchange altuatlon and the Cuban sugar Industry. erlee of additional studies are under way.

components of ORR hove produced studies onpetroleum and mining Industries.

Transportation Branch or ORR has begun aof reports on shipping to and froa Cuban ports.

American Branch of the Geography Division

BE has been oriented heavily toward work on Cuba, it has

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umber of reports concerning specificnterest to DEP. It has alsotaflfaP ewaaps showing possibilities for their use In t

Staff of CRR, acting for the entire

qmreaentside variety of aubject matter.

_f* yetematle Inter-

rogation of Incoming refugees atIt has alsocoverage of Cuban radio brcedceats by

thet.-SSSfi ORB haveiSteSCenS nf varl0u8 aopfcU

or intelligenceeasonably atoble nature.

DoretAntrel Beferon" haa reactivated that portion of the Induatrlal Regleter concerned vlth Cuba.

ne 5fof OCR haserlea of blograpblea on key adhere of the Cuban regime

key tat .

KLn -to the probleo, haa

ofIntelligence produced one ad

hoe report relatingoeaible operational probleTlTcuot.

by USA to vorloua DDI cxmponente concerned vita Cuba.

o. Certain special collection activity monitored by the DDI has been doubled In scope and its exploitation by DDI components intensified.

p. In addition,as prepared memoranda In response to specific ad hoc requests pertaining to the Cubann assessment of special intelligence sources for General Taylor end an aeeeecnent of the OK debate5 February) relative to Cuban charges of US "aggressive" intentions.

W. A. TUMELL Assistant to thePlanning)

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