CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
MEMORANDUM W. W. Rostow
Deputy Special Assistant to the President
Warfare Doctrine and Rationale
uly and in particular by the way in which you gave expressionroposed rationale of counter subversiveave made an effort is tbe notes attached hereto to reduce these ideas to writing without,ay, making any great effort to state them elegantly.
2. One of my main reasons for so doing was to try to convey in clearer termsave been able so far this line of reasoning to Jim Cross. ould, therefore, much appreciate your informal reaction.
3. hould make clear to you thatredit you with
the central reasoning of this paper, you will find inixture of my own ideas in the form of prefatory remarks about the doctrine of considerable elaboration of the doctrine you expressed, and certain remarks about its implications for covert operations.
M.eputy Director (Plana)Original document.