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Ball discusses U.S. military involvement in Laos and Vietnam in the early 1960s, the crisis in the Congo following secession of Katanga Province, and the development of U.S. foreign policy towards Africa, among other issues.
In this interview Gullion discusses John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] views on the roles of U.S. Ambassadors and diplomatic missions; Gullion’s work in the Congo, 1961-1963; JFK’s views of the Congo and of Africa; UN policy in the Congo and the U Thant plan; and Moise Kapenda Tshombe and Cyrille Adoula and Katangese secession, among other issues.
In this interview Gullion discusses the fighting in the Congo over Katangese secession; the UN forces involved in the Katanga fighting, including prominent generals; John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] role in the Congolese crisis and various influences on his view of U.S. and UN policy in the Congo; differing opinions on the U.S. Congo policy; and the importa...
In this interview Gullion discusses the State Department’s staff for Africa; the U.S. policy towards the Congo and Katangese secession; the process of and difficulties with arranging a meeting between Moise Kapenda Tshombe and Cyrille Adoula at Kitona Air Base; and UN military operations and other actions in the Congo, among other issues.
This folder contains memoranda from Robert W. Komer of the National Security Council (NSC) to McGeorge Bundy, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. Topics include negotiations between Pakistan and Afghanistan, France-Algeria relations, Syria’s secession from the UAR (United Arab Republic), and United States military poli...
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