United States military and economic policies with respect to the Near and Middle East: The drafting and implementation of United States policy toward the Arab States and Israel; the Conference of Middle East Chiefs of Mission at Istanbul, February 14—21; the origins and development of plans to establish a Middle East Command


[2] Memorandum by the Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs ( McGhee ) to the Secretary of State

S/PNSC Files: Lot 61 D 167: “Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East”


[3] The Chargé in the Soviet Union ( Barbour ) to the Department of State

780.5/1–551: Telegram


[4] The Ambassador in the United Kingdom ( Gifford ) to the Department of State

641.74/1–551: Telegram


[5] Memorandum by the Under Secretary of State ( Webb ) to the Executive Secretary, National Security Council ( Lay )

S/SNSC Files: Lot 63 D 351: NSC 47 Series


[6] The Secretary of State to the Secretary of Defense ( Marshall )

McGhee Files: Lot 53 D 46S: “Military Assistance”


[8] The Ambassador in the United Kingdom ( Gifford ) to the Department of State

780.5/2–1051: Telegram


[9] Paper Prepared in the Department of State

S/PNSC Files: Lot 61 D 167: “Arab States, Israel, Iran”


[13] The Consul General at Istanbul ( Lewis ) to the Department of State

780.5/2–1751: Telegram


[15] Paper Prepared in the International Security Affairs Committee, Department of State

ISAC Files: Lot 53 D 443: ISAC D–6


[17] Memorandum by the Acting Secretary of State to the Executive Secretary, National Security Council ( Lay )

S/SNSC Files: Lot 63 D 351: NSC 47 Series


[19] CINCNELM and Cs-in-C, Middle East, to the British Chiefs of Staff and the United States Joint Chiefs of Staff

Secretary’s Letters: Lot 56 D 459: “Middle East Defense”


[20] Statement of Policy Proposed by the National Security Council

S/SNSC Files: Lot 63 D 351: NSC 47 Series


[21] Staff Study by the National Security Council

S/SNSC Files: Lot 63 D 351: NSC 47 Series


[26] The Secretary of State to the Secretary of Defense ( Marshall )

S/SNSC Files: Lot 63 D 351: NSC 47 Series


[29] The Under Secretary of State ( Webb ) to the Director of the Bureau of the Budget ( Lawton )

Secretary’s Memoranda: Lot 53 D 444: April–June, 1951