Israeli-Palestinian Conflict


Documents

Mideast Web, Middle East Historical and Peace Process Source Documents

Theodor Herzl:  On the Jewish State, 1896

Richard Gottheil, "The Aims of Zionism," 1 November 1898

Gottheil, Richard, Ph.D., "The Zionist Movement," The North American Review, vol. 169, issue 513 (August 1899).

British Imperial Connexions to the Arab National Movement, 1912-1914; Lord Kitchener, the Emir Abdullah, Sir Louis Mallet -- the Case of Aziz Ali, 1914

The Husain-McMahon Letters (excerpt), 1915

The Sykes-Picot Agreement, 1916

The 27 Articles of T.E. Lawrence from The Arab Bulletin, 20 August 1917

Balfour Declaration 1917

Nu'man Abd al-Wahid, "The Suez Canal and the British empire’s need for the Balfour Declaration," Mondoweiss, November 2, 2012

Lauren Banko, "The creation of Palestinian citizenship under an international mandate: 1918-1925," Open Democracy, 6 November 2012

The King-Crane Commission Report, August 28, 1919, Report of [the] American section of Inter-allied Commission of mandates in Turkey

Edwin Black, "How France sank the original Mideast peace," Jerusalem Post, 6 August 2009

The British Mandate For Palestine, San Remo Conference, April 24, 1922

The San Remo Conference, 1922

British White Paper, 1922

British White Paper, 1939

National Security Archive, U.S. Propaganda in the Middle East - The Early Cold War Version, National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 78, Edited by Joyce Battle. December 13, 2002

Department of State, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern, South Asian and African Affairs Memorandum from Wallace Murray to Archibald MacLeish. "Letter from Colonel Harold B. Hoskins" [American Movie Propaganda], March 21, 1945.

Attitude of American Government Toward Palestine Letter From President Roosevelt to King Ibn Saud, April 5, 1945

Memo from acting Secretary Joseph C. Grew to President Truman, May 1, 1945

Memorandum to President Truman from Acting Secretary of State Joseph Grew regarding Palestine and the American Christian Palestine Committee, May 28, 1945

Memo for President Truman regarding an upcoming meeting about Palestine with Winston Churchill, June 16, 1945

President Truman's files on the United States' position on Palestine, August 1945

Memo for President Truman on his stance on Palestine, October 17, 1945

Statement by President Truman, November 13, 1945

Proposal from Lessing J. Rosenwald to President Truman at their meeting in the White House, December 4, 1945

Letter from Loy W. Henderson to Secretary of State Connelly on the creation of the state of Israel, December 11, 1945

Three copies of a statement by President Truman regarding hearings on Palestine and European Jews, January 7, 1946

Executive Order from President Truman, January 19, 1946

Letter from Congressman Emanuel Celler to President Truman, March 20, 1946

Statement by President Truman regarding the U. S. Government's lack of representation at a conference in London regarding the future of Palestine (no date)

Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry, April 1946

Letter from David K. Niles to Matt Connelly, May 1, 1946

Memo from Robert F. Wagner to President Truman regarding the horrors of the treatment of Jews by the Nazis, June 20, 1946

Memo from Colonel A. J. McFarland to the State-War-Navy Coordinating Committee, June 21, 1946

Confidential letter from Prime Minister Attlee to President Truman, July 25, 1946

Letter to Acting Secretary of State William L. Clayton from President Truman, September 14, 1946

Immigration into Palestine - Statement by President Truman, October 4, 1946

Letter from David K. Niles to President Truman, May 12, 1947

Map, September 1947 - Palestine: Plan of Partition

Map, September 1947- Proposed Boundaries of the City of Jerusalem

Letter from Eddie Jacobson to President Truman, October 8, 1947

United States Position on Palestine Question. Statement by Herschel V. Johnson, United States Deputy Representative to the United Nations, October 11, 1947

Letter from Senator Elbert D. Thomas to President Truman, November 15, 1947

Action of the General Assembly's Resolution on the Palestine question, November 29, 1947

UN General Assembly Resolution 181, November 29, 1947

US, Department of the Army, Area Handbook, Israel, PROBLEMS OF THE NEW STATE, 1948-67

Summary of major events leading to the creation of the nation of Israel (no date)

Elihu King's account of his participation in the Israeli War of Independence

Draft: The Position of the United States with respect to Palestine, February 17, 1948

Letter from President Truman to Eddie Jacobson, February 27, 1948

Letter from Senator Francis J. Myers to President Truman, March 4, 1948

United Nations Security Council Resolution 42, March 5, 1948

United States Position on the Palestine Problem, Statement by Ambassador Warren R. Austin, United States Representative in the Security Council, March 19, 1948 (Excerpts)

Letter from Robert R. Nathan to Robert A. Lovett, March 24, 1948

Statement on the United Nations' recognition of Israel by President Truman, March 25, 1948

United States Proposal for Temporary United Nations Trusteeship for Palestine, Statement by President Truman, March 25, 1948

United Nations Security Council Resolution 43, April 1, 1948

United Nations Security Council Resolution 44, April 1, 1948

Articles from the April 8, 1948 issue of Foreign Report

Matthew Hogan, "THE 1948 MASSACRE AT DEIR YASSIN REVISITED," Historian, Winter 2001

United Nations Security Council Resolution 46, April 17, 1948

Draft of proposed remarks by Ambassador Austin to plenary session, special session on Palestine, April 19, 1948

Letter from Freda Kirchwey to Chaim Weizmann, April 20, 1948; Essay by Henry F. Grady on the fate of European Jews under the regime of Adolf Hitler and the creation of a permanent Jewish state (no date)

Memo by Frank P. Corrigan--summary of Palestine problem (no date)

United Nations Security Council Resolution 48, April 23, 1948

Correspondence between Representative Arthur G. Klein and President Truman, May 1948

Office memo from Clark Clifford to Robert McClintock, May 4, 1948; Office memo from General Carter to Robert McClintock, May 3, 1948, 2 copies; Telegram from Ambassador Austin to Secretary of State, April 30, 1948; Telegram from Ambassador Austin to Secretary of State, May 2, 1948; Memo from Judah Magnes and Robert McClintock to Lovett, rusk, Handerson, and Ambassador Austin, May 4, 1948

Letter from Dean Alfange to Major General Harry H. Vaughan and a reply from President Truman, May 5, 1948

Letter from Alfred M. Greenfield to Representative Joseph F. Guffey, May 6, 1948

Letter from Congressman Chet Holifield to President Truman, May 7, 1948. The last three pages of this document contain the names and signatures of those who signed this letter

Letter from Moshe Shertok to Secretary of State George C. Marshall, May 7, 1948

David K. Niles' notes of Dean Rusk's comments about the recognition of Israel, May 8, 1948

Report on the Jewish accomplishment of partition between the Jewish and Arab populations in Palestine, May 9, 1948

Telegram from New York State Assemblyman Philip J. Schupler to President Truman, May 10, 1948

Letter from Freda Kirchwey to President Truman, May 10, 1948; Letter to President Truman from Henry A. Atkinson, Bartley C. Crum, Leon Henderson, Freda Kirchwey, Philip Murray, James G. Patton, and T. O. Thackrey, May 10, 1948

Correspondence between President Truman and Bartley C. Crum, May 11, 1948

Alternatives of how to make peace between the Arabs and the Jews in Palestine, Lowenthal to Clifford, May 11, 1948

Memo to President Truman on having the U. N. provide the basic needs for keeping law and order in Palestine, May 11, 1948

Memo to President Truman from David K. Niles recommending a particular stance on Palestine during the rest of the U. N. General Assembly, May 11, 1948

Cover page of a letter from President Truman to Representative Joseph F. Guffey, May 12, 1948

Diary of Eben B. Ayers, May 12 through 15, 1948

Letter from Dr. Chaim Weizmann to President Truman, May 13, 1948

Correspondence between President Truman and Rabbi Samuel Thurman of the United Hebrew Congregation of St. Louis, Missouri, May 13, 1948

Draft telegram from President Truman to Ben-Gurion at the American Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel (no date)

U.N. General Assembly Resolution 186, Appointment and terms of reference of a United Nations Mediator in Palestine; May 14, 1948

Declaration of Israel's Independence, May 14, 1948

Richard Holbrooke, "Washington's Battle Over Israel's Birth," Washington Post, 7 May 2008

Mark Perry, "Petraeus wasn't the first," Foreign Policy Passport, 1 April 2010

Letter from Eliahu Epstein, agent for the provisional government of Israel, to President Truman, May 14, 1948

Memo from President Truman stating that Israel's government had been finally recognized, May 14, 1948

Letter from Eliahu Epstein to President Truman, May 14, 1948; Statement by President Truman, June 5, 1947; Telegram regarding President Truman's announcement that the U. S. had officially recognized Palestine's new provisional government, May 14, 1948

Copy of cable sent by Eliahu Epstein to Moshe Shertok, May 14, 1948

Independence of Israel, Letter From the Agent of the Provisional Government of Israel to the President of the United States, May 15, 1948

Statement of proclamation of Israel for May 15th or 16th, 1948

Correspondence between President Truman and The Honorable James Roosevelt, May 16, 1948

Telegram from Ambassador Austin to Secretary of State, May 19, 1948

United Nations Security Council Resolution 49, May 22, 1948

Comments on Mr. Bevin on Palestine, May 25, 1948

Letter from Chaim Weizmann to President Truman, May 26, 1948

Memo from Eddie Jacobson on the De Jure Recognition of Israel (no date)

United Nations Security Council Resolution 50, May 29, 1948

Letter to President Truman from Bartley Crum and Paul O' Dwyer, June 10, 1948

Map of the military situation, June 11, 1948

Memo to President Truman on U. S. government representation in Palestine and a proposed press release, June 15, 1948

Letter from Freda Kirchwey to President Truman, June 19, 1948

United Nations Security Council Resolution 53, July 7, 1948

United Nations Security Council Resolution 54, July 15, 1948

Cover page of document referred to the Honorable Matthew J. Connelly by David K. Niles, July 21, 1948; Memorandum to David K. Niles from David Ginsberg regarding the de facto and de jure recognition of Israel (no date)

Memo from Samuel Rosenman to Clark Clifford questioning the U. S.'s recognition of Israel's provisional government, July 30, 1948

Letter from Representative Bloom to President Truman, August 3, 1948

Letter from Eddie Jacobson to Chaim Weizmann, August 6, 1948

Telegram from Lovett to President Truman

Telegram from Bill Boyle to Mr. Connelly regarding popularity of stance on Palestine

Telegram from Lovett to President Truman

Memo from Eliahu Epstein to Clark Clifford, August 9, 1948

Memo to President Truman regarding proposed representations to the Provisional Government of Israel, August 16, 1948

United Nations Security Council Resolution 56, August 19, 1948

Memorandum to President Truman:  President's Press Conference on the September 9, 1948 de jure recognition of Israel plus 2 telegram attachments, September 8, 1948

Memorandum on "De Facto and De Jure Recognition of Israel" (no date)

Truman's statement on being for the establishment of a Jewish state in the Middle East (no date); Memo of a conversation among Clark Clifford, George M. Elsey, and William M. Franklin that occured in Clifford's office on July 25, 1973; Memo of a conversation between Clark Clifford and William M. Franklin, June 20, 1974

Conclusions From Progress Report of the United Nations Mediator on Palestine, September 16, 1948

Telegram to Clark Clifford from Bartley Crum that Marshall had approved the Bernadotte Plan without Presidential approval, September 28, 1948

Telegram from Freda Kirchney to Senator Howard J. McGrath (no date--most likely October 1, 1948)

United Nations Security Council Resolution 59, October 19, 1948

Telegram from Mr. Clifford to President Truman on unfounded personal attacks by 1948 Republican presidential nominee Thomas E. Dewey, October 23, 1948

United Nations Security Council Resolution 60, October 29, 1948

United Nations Security Council Resolution 61, November 4, 1948

Letter from Chaim Weizmann to President Truman, November 5, 1948

United Nations Security Council Resolution 62, November 16, 1948

Letter from Israeli President Chaim Weizmann to President Truman, November 29, 1948

Confidential letter from Israeli President Chaim Weizmann to President Truman, November 29, 1948

Creation of a Conciliation Commission for Palestine, Resolution of the General Assembly, December 11, 1948

United Nations Security Council Resolution 66, December 29, 1948

Cover letter and message from Dr. Chaim Weisman, President of the State Council of the Provisional Government of Israel, to President Truman, January 11, 1949

Revised Draft Press Release by President Truman on de jure recognition of the Government of Israel, January 31, 1949

U.S Congressional Joint Resolution, March 24, 1949 - for the Authorization of a Special Contribution by the United States for the Relief of Palestine Refugees

Map of the Palestine Military Situation, April 6, 1949

Letter from Chaim Weizmann to President Truman, June 24, 1949

U.N., Report on Status of the Armistice Negotiations and Truce in Palestine, July 21, 1949 (Excerpts)

Assistance to Palestine Refugees - Resolution of the General Assembly, December 8, 1949

International Regime for the Jerusalem Area and Protection of the Holy Places - Resolution of the General Assembly, December 9, 1949

United States Embassy, Iraq Cable from Edward S. Crocker II to the Department of State. "Recent Developments in Connection with the Kurdish-Language News Bulletin," April 10, 1950.

Department of State Airgram from Dean Acheson. [Anti-Americanism in the Arab World], May 1, 1950.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "Motion Pictures--The Film Two Cities," May 16, 1950.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "Priority Aims and Objectives of the USIE Program in Iran Calls for Enhancing U.S. Prestige and Demonstrating Communist Fallacies," June 5, 1950.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Henry F. Grady to the Department of State. "Proposed New Program for USIE, Iran," July 6, 1950.

United States Embassy, Soviet Union Cable from Alan G. Kirk to the Department of State. [Voice of America and Radio Tehran], August 19, 1950.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Henry F. Grady to the Department of State. [Voice of America Transmitters in Bahrain and Iran], September 19, 1950.

United States Embassy, Egypt Despatch from A.F. Lager to the Department of State. "Transmitting Copy of Notes re 'Certain Aspects of the Political Situation at Kuwait--The Company's Local Relations and Other Non-technical Matters Connected with These Operations'" [Internal Memorandum Found at Trans World Airlines Plane Crash Site], September 25, 1950.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Henry F. Grady to the Department of State. [U.S.-Iranian Joint Propaganda Efforts], October 19, 1950.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable to the Department of State. [Iran's Propaganda Director and the Voice of America], December 8, 1950.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "Motion Pictures--Pro-Soviet Feature Film North Star," December 28, 1950.

United States Embassy, Saudi Arabia Cable from William D. Brewer to the Department of State. "Egyptian Newspaper Article on American Military Aid to Saudi Arabia," January 5, 1951.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Henry F. Grady to the Department of State. [Iranian Propaganda Director Dismissed], January 6, 1951.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Henry F. Grady to the Department of State. [Appointment of New Iranian Propaganda Director], January 10, 1951.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "Notes on Expanded Program for Iran" [Includes Memorandum], January 12, 1951.

Department of State, Under Secretary Report from James E. Webb to James S. Lay, Jr. "Progress Report by the Under Secretary of State on the Implementation of United States Policy toward Israel and the Arab States (NSC 47/2)," January 26, 1951

Department of State, Division of International Broadcasting Memorandum from W.J. Porter to Frederick Awalt. [Voice of America in Kuwait], February 19, 1951.

United States Consulate General. Dhahran (Saudi Arabia) Cable to the Department of State. [Trip to Oman regarding Voice of America], February 20, 1951.

Department of State Report. "Conference of Middle East Chiefs of Mission (Istanbul, February 14-21, 1951): Agreed Conclusions and Recommendations," c. February 21, 1951.

United States Embassy, Iraq Cable from Edward S. Crocker II to the Department of State. "Anti-communist Poster Material Prepared by USIS Baghdad," March 10, 1951.

United States Embassy, Iraq Cable from Edward S. Crocker II to the Department of State. "Foreign Leader Grants for Iraqis," March 26, 1951.

Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs Memorandum of Conversation. "Anglo-American Cooperation in the Psychological Field in the Arab States and Iran" [Attached to Cover Memorandum Dated April 2, 1951], March 30, 1951.

Analysis from Stephen Penrose to the Department of State. "Comment on "The Soviet Challenge in the Near East"--Princeton, June 2, 1951," June 2, 1951.

United States Embassy, Saudi Arabia Cable from Raymond Hare to the Department of State. [Communist Propaganda], June 5, 1951.

United States Consulate General. Dhahran (Saudi Arabia) Letter from William A. Eddy to Dorothy Thompson. [Christian-Muslim Anticommunist Propaganda Theme], June 7, 1951.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Henry F. Grady to the Department of State. [Kurdish Voice of America Broadcasts], August 6, 1951.

Department of State, Secretary Memorandum from Dean Acheson to Dwight D. Eisenhower. "Urgent Request to You from King Ibn Saud for the Services of General Graham," August 9, 1951.

Department of State, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern, South Asian and African Affairs. Office of Near Eastern Affairs Memorandum to Burton Berry. "Mr. Nolting's Misgivings re Visit by Prince Misha'al," August 22, 1951.

Department of State Airgram from Dean Acheson to the United States Embassy, Iraq. [Opposition to Book Publication], August 29, 1951

United States Embassy, Turkey Cable from George Wadsworth to the Department of State. [Broadcasts to Turkey's Kurds], September 4, 1951.

Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs Memorandum from Burton Berry to the Department of State, Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern, South Asian and African Affairs. "VOA Broadcasts in Kurdish," September 14, 1951.

United States Embassy, Saudi Arabia Memorandum from Glenn A. Abbey to the Department of State. [Anticommunist Propaganda], October 2, 1951.

Department of State, Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Letter from Edward W. Barrett to George Cameron. [Propaganda Advice], October 4, 1951.

University of Michigan. Department of Near Eastern Studies Letter from George Cameron to Edward W. Barrett. [Propaganda Activities in Iraq; Attached to Cover Memorandum], October 24, 1951.

New American Library of World Literature, Inc. Letter from Victor Weybright to Edward W. Barrett. [Support for Publisher's Tour of Middle East], November 6, 1951.

United States. Department of the Air Force Memorandum from Robert H. Jones. "Visit of His Royal Highness Prince Misha'al Abdul Aziz al Saud, Minister of Defense, Saudi Arabia," November 6, 1951

United States Embassy, Iran Despatch from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "Motion Pictures: Cooperation of American Newsreels," November 10, 1951.

Department of State, Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Letter from Edward W. Barrett to George Cameron. [Propaganda Campaign], November 19, 1951.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Loy Henderson to the Department of State. [Filming of Iranian Army Celebration], November 20, 1951

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Loy Henderson to the Department of State. [Iranian Oil Policy], November 21, 1951.

United States Embassy, Saudi Arabia Letter from Raymond Hare to Frederick Awalt. [Incident at Dhahran Air Field], November 25, 1951.

Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs Memorandum from George C. McGhee to H. Freeman Matthews. "Visits of Chiefs of States," November 28, 1951.

Department of State, Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Letter from Edward W. Barrett to Victor Weybright. [State Department Involvement with Private Publisher], November 30, 1951.

Department of State Airgram from James E. Webb to the United States Embassy, Iran. [Newsreel Use in Iran], December 11, 1951.

United States Embassy, Saudi Arabia Despatch from Raymond Hare to the Department of State. [Proposed Saudi Pamphlet Program], January 8, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iran Despatch from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "IE: Local Newspaper Item on USIE Radio Scripts," January 14, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iran Despatch from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "I.E.: Local Newspaper Items of USIE Radio Scripts," January 21, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Loy Henderson to the Department of State. [Closure of Provincial Foreign Cultural Centers], January 30, 1952.

United States Consulate. Mashhad (Iran) Cable to the Department of State. [Closure of Foreign Information and Cultural Centers], January 30, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Loy Henderson to the Department of State. [Closure of Foreign Information and Cultural Centers], February 3, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iraq Cable from Edward S. Crocker II to the Department of State. [Opinion Survey], February 6, 1952.

Department of State Cable from Dean Acheson to the United States Embassy, Egypt. [Religious Programming for Radio Jidda], February 11, 1952.

United States Legation. Lebanon Memorandum from John H. Bruins [Influencing Public Opinion], February 26, 1952.

Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs. Office of Near Eastern Affairs Memorandum from Frederick Awalt to Samuel K.C. Kopper. "Conversation with Prince Saud," March 10, 1952.

Franklin (Michigan). Chamber of Commerce Letter from S.B. Vaughan to the Department of State. [Concern in Michigan; Includes Letter of Reply], March 22, 1952.

Department of State, Policy Planning Staff Memorandum of Conversation. "Functions of the Psychological Planning Board," March 26, 1952.

Letter from Eddie Jacobson to Dr. Josef Cohn, Industrial Institute of Israel, March 30, 1952--appeared in the April 1968 issue of the American Jewish Archives

Letter from Eddie Jacobson about his efforts to persuade Truman to see Weizmann to Dr. Josef Cohn, Industrial Institute of Israel, April 1, 1952 (original copy)

Department of State Transcript. "Working Group on Special Materials for Arab and Other Moslem Countries" [Attached to Cover Memorandum Dated April 2, 1952; Includes Attachment], April 1, 1952.

Draft telegram from President Truman to Ben-Gurion at the American Embassy in Tel Aviv protesting the Israeli treatment of Palestinians, (no date)

United States. National Security Council. Executive Secretary Report to the United States. National Security Council. "United States Objectives and Policies with Respect to the Arab States and Israel" [Annex to NSC 129], April 7, 1952.

Notes to attached Eddie Jacobson chronology of his contacts with Truman on Israel, by Frank J. Adler (no date)

United States Embassy, Iran Despatch from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "IIA: Country Plan," April 28, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Loy Henderson to the Department of State. [Embassy Support for Iranian Magazine], May 2, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iraq Despatch from Edward S. Crocker II to the Department of State. "Proposed Information Program for Iraq," May 16, 1952.

United States Embassy, United Kingdom Letter from Joseph Palmer II to Samuel K.C. Kopper. [British Objection to Voice of America Station in Kuwait; Attached to Cover Notes], June 18, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iraq Despatch from Philip W. Ireland to the Department of State. ""When the Communists Came"," July 8, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iraq Despatch from Philip W. Ireland to the Department of State. "Mechanics of Controlling an Election," July 18, 1952.

Department of State Cable from Dean Acheson to the United States Embassy, Iran. [State Department Recommends Neutral Tone], July 18, 1952.

Department of State Internal Paper to the United States Legation. Jordan [et al.]. "Franklin Publications, Inc.," July 22, 1952.

United States Consulate General. Dhahran (Saudi Arabia) Letter from Max Bishop to Parker T. Hart. [Military Show of Strength], July 28, 1952.

Department of State Cable from Dean Acheson to the United States Embassy, Iran. [Media Guidance for Iran], July 28, 1952.

Department of State, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern, South Asian and African Affairs. Office of Near Eastern Affairs Letter from Parker T. Hart to Max Bishop. [Display of Force], c. September 5, 1952

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Loy Henderson to the Department of State. [U.S. Propaganda Program in Iran], September 6, 1952.

United States Embassy, Saudi Arabia Cable to the Department of State. [Saudi Arabia and U.S. Objectives], September 7, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iraq Cable from Burton Berry to the Department of State. [Iraqi Attitudes], September 11, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iraq Despatch from Burton Berry to the Department of State. "Special IIA Projects for Islamic Countries," October 1, 1952.

Department of State, Executive Secretariat Letter from W.J. McWilliams to William H. Draper, Jr. [Forwards Minutes from Chiefs of Mission Meeting], October 2, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iraq Despatch from Harry L. Smith to the Department of State. "Arabic Anti-communist Pamphlet Program," October 7, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iraq Despatch from Burton Berry to the Department of State. "Partisans of Peace Object to Atomic Display" [Includes Article], October 18, 1952.

United States. International Information Administration. Information Center Service Letter from Dan Lacy to Datus C. Smith, Jr. [Guidance for Franklin Publications], October 27, 1952.

Department of State Cable to the United States Embassy, Jordan. [Travel Arrangements], October 30, 1952

Department of State Airgram from David K.E. Bruce to the United States Embassy, Iraq. [Top Secret Clearances], November 4, 1952.

Department of State, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern, South Asian and African Affairs. Office of Near Eastern Affairs Memorandum from Richard E. Funkhouser to Parker T. Hart. "Additional Notes on Possible Iraq, Syria, Lebanese Reactions to MEDO," November 5, 1952.

Department of State, Division of Public Studies Report. "U.S. Public Opinion on Iran," November 10, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iraq Cable from Burton Berry to the Department of State. [Attack on United States Information Service Building], November 23, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iraq Cable from Burton Berry to the Department of State. [Occupation of United States Information Service Building], November 24, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iraq Cable from Burton Berry to the Department of State. [Possible Disclosure of Classified Material], November 24, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iraq Cable from Burton Berry to the Department of State. [Ambassador Berry Speaks with Prime Minister], December 13, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iran Despatch from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "IIA: Motion Pictures: Iranian Governmental Document Proposing Mobile Unit Operation Changes," January 7, 1953.

United States Embassy, Lebanon Memorandum from Nestor C. Ortiz to the Department of State. "Middle East Reaction to Federal Trade Commission 'Report on the International Petroleum Cartel' and the U.S. Department of Justice Suit against Designated International Petroleum Companies" [Includes Embassy Memorandum and Trans-Arabian Pipeline Company (TAPLINE) Report], January 13, 1953.

Department of State Memorandum from Wilson S. Compton to David K.E. Bruce. "Colloquium on Islamic Culture to Be Held in September, 1953, under the Joint Sponsorship of the Library of Congress and Princeton University" [Attached to Cover Note Dated January 16, 1953; Includes Enclosure], January 13, 1953.

Princeton University Letter from Bayard Dodge to Richard H. Sanger. [Colloquium on Islamic Culture], February 2, 1953.

Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs. Office of Near Eastern Affairs Memorandum. "Arab Public Relations in the U.S.," February 13, 1953.

United States Embassy, Iraq Despatch from Philip W. Ireland to the Department of State. "Opportunities for Anti-communist Activities among Students [Includes Memorandum of Conversation], March 30, 1953.

Department of State Memorandum from G. Huntington Damon to Fred L. Hadsel. "Briefing Paper for Secretary--Islamic Colloquium" [Includes Summary], April 30, 1953.

Colloquium on Islamic Culture Letter from Helen M. Anderson to Richard H. Sanger. [Background Information on Islamic Colloquium; Includes Minutes, Letter, and Budget], May 8, 1953.

United States Embassy, Iraq Despatch from Burton Berry to the Department of State. "Anti-communist 'Brain Washing' Program to Be Instituted at Summer ROTC Camps for Students," May 26, 1953.

United States Embassy, Iran Despatch from Loy Henderson to the Department of State. "Attaching Memorandum Entitled 'Report on the Use of Anti-Soviet Material within Iran during Period Covered by Last Two Years'," May 29, 1953.

Department of State Airgram from John Foster Dulles to the United States Embassy, Iran. [Placement of Stories in U.S. Media], June 26, 1953.

United States Embassy, Iraq Despatch from Burton Berry to the Department of State. "Results of Evaluation Survey of 'Where Are They Now?'," July 6, 1953.

Department of State Airgram from John Foster Dulles. "Information Plan for the Arab Area," July 6, 1953.

United States. Central Intelligence Agency. Directorate of Plans Memorandum. [Radio Report on Coup Plotting in Iran], July 7, 1953.

United States Embassy, Iraq Despatch from Philip W. Ireland to the Department of State. "Evaluation of 'Hoja' Films," July 18, 1953.

Department of State, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern, South Asian and African Affairs. Office of Near Eastern Affairs Memorandum from Burton Berry to Henry Byroade. [Secretary of State's Understanding of Middle Eastern Problems; Attached to Cover Sheet Dated July 23, 1953], July 23, 1953.

United States Embassy, Egypt Despatch from Jefferson Caffery to the Department of State. "Colloquium on Islamic Culture and Saeed Ramadhan," July 27, 1953.

United States Embassy, Iraq Despatch from Burton Berry to the Department of State. "Visit to the Barzani Area" [Includes Memorandum], August 11, 1953.

United States Embassy, Iraq. Office of the Air Attaché Memorandum to the United States. Air Force. Chief of Staff. "Joint Weeka Nr.34--Section I" [Iraqi Assistance for the Shah], August 22, 1953.

United States Embassy, Iran. Public Affairs Officer Despatch from Edward C. Wells to the United States Information Agency. "Mo Pix: Recent Action by Censorship Commission in Connection with The Korea Story and Let Us Live," September 2, 1953.

Department of State Cable from Theodore C. Streibert to the United States Embassy, Iran. [Revitalized Propaganda Campaign for Iran; Attached to Transmittal Sheet], September 11, 1953.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Edward C. Wells to the United States Information Agency. [Media Guidance regarding Iran], September 15, 1953.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Edward C. Wells to the United States Information Agency. [Propaganda Focused on U.S. Aid to Iran], September 19, 1953.

United States Information Service. Tehran (Iran) Despatch from Edward C. Wells to the United States Information Agency. "USIS Program--Iran," October 2, 1953.

United States Information Agency Cable to the United States Embassy, Iran. [Embassy Materials Requested for U.S. Media], October 13, 1953.

Department of State Letter from John H. Stutesman, Jr. to Loy Henderson. [Propaganda Situation following Coup in Iran], October 28, 1953.

Department of State, Under Secretary for Political Affairs Memorandum from C.D. Huyler to John H. Stutesman, Jr. "Your Letter of October 28 to Ambassador Henderson," [On Iran] October 29, 1953.

United States Embassy, Iran Despatch from Loy Henderson to the Department of State. "Use of Material in American Publications concerning Iranian Situation" [Includes Attachments], November 7, 1953.

United States Consulate General. Kuwait Despatch from Harrison M. Symmes to the Department of State. "Newsweek Magazine Report on Communism in Kuwait," November 16, 1953.

United States Embassy, Saudi Arabia Cable to the Department of State. [Request that Vice President Nixon Congratulate Saudi King], November 16, 1953.

Department of State, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern, South Asian and African Affairs. Office of Near Eastern Affairs Memorandum from F.O. Allen to Parker T. Hart. "Possible Effects on Arab Attitudes toward the Unified Plan and a Palestinian Settlement, and Potential Effects on the 'Cold War' Posture of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq If Large-Scale Economic Aid is Given to Egypt at this Juncture," December 23, 1953.

United States Embassy, Iraq Despatch from Burton Berry to the Department of State. "Anti-communist Campaign of Iraq Government" [Includes Leaflet], January 13, 1954.

United States Embassy, Iraq Cable from Burton Berry to the Department of State. [Attacking Iraqi Neutralism], January 19, 1954.

United States Embassy, Iraq Despatch from Burton Berry to the Department of State. "Samples of Anti-communist Propaganda," March 16, 1954.

United States Embassy, Iraq Despatch from Burton Berry to the Department of State. "Report of PAO Dinsmore Shows Extent of Communist Organization in Sulaimaniya Liwa, [Kurdish area]" April 5, 1954.

United States Embassy, Iraq Despatch from Burton Berry to the Department of State. "Anti-communist Campaign on Radio Baghdad," April 7, 1954.

United States Embassy, Iran Despatch from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "Educational Exchange: U.S. Specialist Program," May 20, 1954.

United States Embassy, Iraq. Office of the Air Attaché Cable to the United States. Air Force. Chief of Staff. [Ba'athists Emerge], May 22, 1954.

United States Consulate General. Kuwait Despatch from Harrison M. Symmes to the Department of State. "Communist Publications Found on Sale in Kuwait" [Includes List of Titles], May 29, 1954.

United States. National Security Council. Office of the Executive Secretary Memorandum from James S. Lay, Jr. to the United States. National Security Council. "United States Objectives and Policies with Respect to the Middle East" [Includes Draft Amendments], July 6, 1954.

United States. National Security Council Report. "United States Objectives and Policies with Respect to the Near East," July 23, 1954.

United States Information Service. Baghdad (Iraq) Despatch from David Newsom to the Department of State. "Naji Musa" [Anticommunist Pamphlet], August 17, 1954.

United States Consulate General. Dhahran (Saudi Arabia) Despatch from Windsor G. Hackler to the Department of State. "Distribution of Subversive Leaflet in al-Khobar" [Includes Attachments], August 25, 1954.

United States. National Security Council. Operations Coordinating Board Memorandum to the United States. National Security Council. "Detailed Development of Major Actions relating to the Near East (NSC 5428) from April 17, 1955 through October 7, 1955" [Includes Paper], October 11, 1955.

United States Information Agency Cable. "Matters of Particular Interest in Middle East, with Citation of Exploitable Points," March 28, 1957.

United States. National Security Council Memorandum. "Statement by George V. Allen, Director, U.S. Information Agency, at the National Security Council, July 24, 1958" [Pages Missing], July 24, 1958.

United States. White House Letter from Dwight D. Eisenhower to Edward L.R. Elson. [Response to Letter on the Middle East], July 31, 1958.

Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs. Office of Near Eastern Affairs Memorandum from Armin H. Meyer to G. Lewis Jones. "American Friends of the Middle East," September 24, 1959.

US, Department of State, Memorandum of Conversation, Subject: Israeli Nuclear Program, Participants: Assistant Secretary Lewis Jones, Special Assistant Philip J. Farley, Senators Gore, Hickenlooper, Fulbright, Carlson, Sparkman (last three present most of the time but not entire time), Washington, January 9, 1961

Letter From the Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations (Macomber) to the Executive Director of the Joint Congressional Committee on Atomic Energy (Ramey), Subject: Israeli Nuclear Program, Washington, January 19, 1961.

Memorandum From Secretary of State Rusk to President Kennedy, Subject: Israeli Nuclear Program, Washington, January 30, 1961.

US, Department of the Army, Area Handbook, Israel, 1967 AND AFTERWARD

Isabella Ginor, "The Cold War's Longest Cover-up: How and Why the USSR Instigated the 1967 War," Middle East Review of International Affairs, Vol. 7, No. 3 (September 2003)

History News Network, "Michael Oren: Reflections on the 6 Day War 40 years later," 24 May 2007

A. Jay Cristol, "Why You Shouldn't Pay Attention to the Claims that Israel Attacked the USS Liberty Deliberately," History News Network, 11 June 2007

Protection of Holy Places Law, June 27, 1967

U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION 242, November 22, 1967

United Nations Security Council Resolution 242, November 22, 1967

USS Liberty

The Palestinian National Charter: Resolutions of the Palestine National Council, July 1-17, 1968

Avner Cohen and William Burr, "Israel crosses the threshold," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, May/June 2006 pp. 22-30 (vol. 62, no. 3)

United States. White House Memorandum from Dwight Chapin to H.R. Haldeman. "The Shah's Remarks," October 21, 1969.

Memorandum from National Security Council [NSC] Staff, "Indications of Arab Intentions to Initiate Hostilities," n.d. [early May 1973]

Memorandum of Conversation [Memcon] between Muhammad Hafez Ismail and Henry A. Kissinger, 20 May 1973

Memorandum from Kissinger to the President, "Meeting with Hafiz Ismail on May 20," 2 June 1973

Henry Kissinger, Memorandum for the President's Files, "President's Meeting with General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev on Saturday, June 23, 1973 at 10:30 p.m. at the Western White House, San Clemente, California

Theodore Eliot, Jr., Executive Secretary State Department, Memorandum for the Record, "Next Steps on the Middle East," 29 June 1973, enclosing, Secretary of State Rogers to Nixon, "Next Steps on the Middle East," 28 June 1973

Memcon between Kissinger and Israeli Ambassador Simcha Dinitz, 10 September 1973

Harold Saunders, NSC Staff, to Kissinger, "Memorandum on Your Talk with Zahedi," 19 September 1973, enclosing memorandum of Kissinger-Zahedi conversation, 15 September 1973, and untitled paper handed to Zahedi on 13 August 1974

Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Brent Scowcroft to Kissinger, 5 October 1973, enclosing message from Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir (passed through Israeli chargé Shalev)

U.S. Embassy Israel, Cable 7766 to Department of State, 6 October 1973, "GOI Concern About Possible Syrian and Egyptian Attack Today"

Message from Secretary Kissinger, New York, to White House Situation Room, for delivery to President Nixon at 9:00 a.m., 6 October 1973

U.S. Mission to United Nations cable 4208 to U.S. Embassy Israel, 6 October 1973

U.S. Department of State cable 199583 to U.S. Embassies Jordan and Saudi Arabia, "Message from Secretary to King Faisal and King Hussein," 6 October 1973

Memorandum from William B. Quandt to Brent Scowcroft, "Arab-Israeli Tensions," 6 October 1973

Message from Soviet Government to Nixon and Kissinger, 6 October 1973

Memorandum from William Quandt and Donald Stukel, NSC Staff, "WSAG Meeting -- Middle East, Saturday, October 6, 1973

Memorandum to Kissinger, initialed "LSE" [Lawrence S. Eagleburger], 6 October 1973

Memcon between Kissinger and Ambassador Huang Zhen, PRC Liaison Office, 6 October 1973

The Battle of Latakia, October 7, 1973, Jewish Virtual Library

Memcon between Dinitz and Kissinger, 7 October 1973

Department of State, Operations Center, Middle East Task Force, Situation Report # 8, "Situation in the Middle East, as of 2300 Hours (EDT, Oct. 7, 1973"

Kissinger to Egyptian Foreign Minister Al-Zayyat, 8 October 1973, enclosing "Message for Mr. Hafiz Ismail from Dr. Kissinger," 8 October 1973

Memcon between Dinitz and Kissinger, 9 October 1973

Memcon between Dinitz and Kissinger, 9 October 1973

William Quandt to Kissinger, "Middle Eastern Issues," 9 October 1973

U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION 338, October 22, 1973

United Nations Security Council Resolution 338, October 22, 1973

U.S. Interests Section Egypt, Cable 3243 to State Department, "Soviet View on Causes and Timing of Egyptian Decision to Resume Hostilities," 26 October 1973

United Nations Security Council Resolution 346, April 8, 1974

United Nations Security Council Resolution 347, April 24, 1974

Separation of Forces Agreement between Israel and Syria, May 31, 1974

United Nations Security Council Resolution 350, May 31, 1974

National Security Study Memorandum 207, "Israeli Future Military Requirements," 12 August 1974

National Security Decision Memorandum 270, Military Assistance for Israel, 24 September 1974

United Nations Security Council Resolution 363, November 29, 1974

United Nations Security Council Resolution 371, July 24, 1975

United Nations Security Council Resolution 398, November 30, 1976

Time, "High Seas: Uranium: The Israeli Connection," 30 May 1977

Anwar Sadat's Speech to the Israeli Knesset, November 20, 1977

United Nations Security Council Resolution 420, November 30, 1977

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from William H. Sullivan to the Department of State. "Attack on U.S.-Supported Publishing House," December 26, 1977.

UN Security Council Resolution 425, March 19, 1978

United Nations Security Council Resolution 425, March 19, 1978

United Nations Security Council Resolution 426, March 19, 1978

United Nations Security Council Resolution 427, May 3, 1978

CAMP DAVID ACCORDS, September 17, 1978

CAMP DAVID ACCORDS, September 17, 1978, Annex to the Framework Agreements, United Nations Security Council Resolutions 242 and 338, Exchanges of Letters

United States Consulate. Shiraz (Iran) Airgram from Victor L. Tomseth to the Department of State. "Official Support for the Shah and Anti-American Sentiment," October 30, 1978.

Comptroller General of the United States, US General Accounting Office, "Nuclear Diversion in the United States? 13 Years of Contradiction and Confusion," 18 December 1978

Peace Treaty Between Israel and Egypt, March 26, 1979

United Nations Security Council Resolution 449, May 30, 1979

United Nations Security Council Resolution 450, June 14, 1979

United States Embassy, Kuwait Cable from Frank E. Maestrone to the Department of State. "Political Reassessment: Orientation and Influence of the Mass Media," June 17, 1979.

United Nations Security Council Resolution 452, July 20, 1979

United Nations Security Council Resolution 456, November 30, 1979

Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs Memorandum from Nathaniel W. Howell to Harold H. Saunders. "Appropriate Settings for a Presidential Statement on Islam," December 14, 1979.

United Nations Security Council Resolution 459, December 19, 1979

United Nations Security Council Resolution 470, May 30, 1980

The Jerusalem Law, July 30, 1980

United States Embassy in Turkey Cable from Richard W. Boehm to the Department of State. "Back Up of Transshipment Cargos for Iraq," November 21, 1980.

United States Embassy in Israel Cable from Samuel W. Lewis to the Department of State. "Conversation with [Excised]," [On arms sales to Iran], December 12, 1980.

United Nations Security Council Resolution 483, December 18, 1980

Department of State Cable from Alexander M. Haig, Jr. to All Near Eastern and South Asian Diplomatic Posts. "Military Equipment for Iran and Iraq," February 16, 1981.

United States Embassy, Saudi Arabia Cable from James A. Placke to the United States Embassy, Egypt. "Secretary's Visit: Press Questions," [on the Gulf Cooperation Council] April 1, 1981.

United States Interests Section in Iraq Cable from William L. Eagleton, Jr. to the Department of State. "Prospects for DAS [Deputy Assistant Secretary] Draper's Visit To Baghdad," April 4, 1981.

United States Interests Section in Iraq Cable from William L. Eagleton, Jr. to the Department of State. "Prospects for DAS [Deputy Assistant Secretary] Draper's Visit To Baghdad," April 4, 1981.

Department of State Cable from Alexander M. Haig, Jr. to the United States Interests Section in Iraq. "Secretary's Message To Iraqi Foreign Minister," April 8, 1981.

United States Interests Section in Iraq Cable from William L. Eagleton, Jr. to the Department of State. "Meetings in Baghdad with Foreign Minister Hammadi," April 12, 1981.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign Affairs Letter from Saadoun Hammadi to Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [Iraqi Minister for Foreign Affairs Praise for Visit of Under Secretary Draper], April 15, 1981.

United States Interests Section in Iraq Cable from William L. Eagleton, Jr. to the Department of State. "Letter to the Secretary from Iraqi Foreign Minister Hammadi," April 20, 1981.

Department of State Cable from Alexander M. Haig, Jr. to the Iraqi Interests Section in the United States. "Meeting with Iraqint Chief al-Omar" [For Eagleton from Draper], April 22, 1981.

United Nations Security Council Resolution 485, May 22, 1981

United States Interests Section in Iraq Cable from William L. Eagleton, Jr. to Department of State. "Meeting with Tariq Aziz," May 28, 1981.

Department of State Cable from Alexander M. Haig, Jr. to the United States Interests Section in Iraq. "U.S. Policy on Arms Sales and Transfers to Iraq and Iran," June 3, 1981.

United Nations Security Council Resolution 481, June 19, 1981

US, Interagency Intelligence Assessment, Implications of Israeli Attack on Iraq, July 1, 1981.

United States Interests Section in Iraq Cable to the Department of State. "Staffdel [Staff Delegation] Pillsbury's Visit to Baghdad," September 27, 1981.

United Nations Security Council Resolution 493, November 23, 1981

US-Israel Memorandum of Understanding on Strategic Cooperation, November 30, 1981

The Golan Heights Law, December 14, 1981

United Nations Security Council Resolution 497, December 17, 1981

Department of State Cable from Alexander M. Haig, Jr. to the United States Interests Section in Iraq. "De-designation of Iraq as Supporter of International Terrorism," February 27, 1982.

National Security Study Directive (NSSD 4-82) from Ronald W. Reagan. "U.S. Strategy for the Near East and Southwest Asia," March 19, 1982.

United States Interests Section in Iraq Cable from William L. Eagleton, Jr. to the Department of Commerce. "Helicopters and Airplanes for Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform," September 20, 1982.

Department of State, Office of the Secretary Delegation Cable from George P. Shultz to the Department of State. "Secretary's May 10 Meeting with Iraqi Foreign Minister Tariq Aziz," May 11, 1983.

Department of State Cable from George P. Shultz to the United States Interests Section in Iraq. "Message from the Secretary for FON MIN Tariq Aziz: Iraqi Support for Terrorism," May 23, 1983.

Central Intelligence Agency, Directorate of Intelligence Appraisal. "The Iraqi Nuclear Program: Progress Despite Setbacks," June 1983.

United States Interests Section in Iraq Cable from Barbara K. Bodine to the Department of State. "Militarization of Hughes Helicopters," June 8, 1983.

National Security Decision Directive (NSDD 99) from Ronald W. Reagan. "United States Security Strategy for the Near East and South Asia" [Attached to Cover Memorandum; Heavily Excised], July 12, 1983.

Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs Information Memorandum from Jonathan T. Howe to Lawrence S. Eagleburger. "Iran-Iraq War: Analysis of Possible U.S. Shift from Position of Strict Neutrality," October 7, 1983.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service Transcription. "IRNA Reports Iraqi Regime Using Chemical Weapons to Stop Val-Fajr IV," October 22, 1983.

Department of State, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs Information Memorandum from Jonathan T. Howe to George P. Shultz. "Iraq Use of Chemical Weapons," November 1, 1983.

Department of State, Executive Secretary Memorandum from M. Charles Hill to Robert C. McFarlane. "Public Diplomacy Strategy for the Middle East" [Includes Memorandum], November 2, 1983.

Department of State, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs Action Memorandum from Jonathan T. Howe to Lawrence S. Eagleburger. "Iraqi Use of Chemical Weapons" [Includes Cables Entitled "Deterring Iraqi Use of Chemical Weapons" and "Background of Iraqi Use of Chemical Weapons"], November 21, 1983

National Security Decision Directive (NSDD 114) from Ronald W. Reagan. "U.S. Policy toward the Iran-Iraq War," November 26, 1983.

Department of State Cable from Kenneth W. Dam to the United States Interests Section in Iraq. "Rumsfeld Visit to Iraq," December 7, 1983.

United States Interests Section in Iraq Cable from William L. Eagleton, Jr. to the Department of State [et al.]. "Rumsfeld Visit to Iraq," December 10, 1983.

United States Interests Section in Iraq Cable from William L. Eagleton, Jr. to the United States Embassy in Jordan. "Talking Points for Amb. [Ambassador] Rumsfeld's Meeting with Tariq Aziz and Saddam Hussein," December 14, 1983.

United States Embassy in Italy Cable from Maxwell M. Rabb to the Department of State. "Rumsfeld's Larger Meeting with Iraqi Deputy PM [Prime Minister] and FM [Foreign Minister] Tariz [Tariq] Aziz, December 19," December 20, 1983.

United States Embassy in United Kingdom Cable from Charles H. Price II to the Department of State. "Rumsfeld Mission: December 20 Meeting with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein," December 21, 1983.

United States Embassy in the United Kingdom Cable from Charles H. Price II to the Department of State. "Rumsfeld One-on-One Meeting with Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister," December 21, 1983.

Department of State, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs Action Memorandum from Richard W. Murphy to Lawrence S. Eagleburger. "EXIM [Export-Import] Bank Financing for Iraq" [Includes Letter From Lawrence S. Eagleburger to William Draper, Dated December 24, 1983], December 22, 1983.

Department of State Cable from Kenneth W. Dam to United States Embassy in Jordan. "Rumsfeld Mission: Meeting with King Hussein in London," December 23, 1983.

United States Interests Section in Iraq Cable from William L. Eagleton, Jr. to the Department of State. "Follow-up on Rumsfeld Visit to Baghdad," December 26, 1983

United States Interests Section in Iraq Cable from William L. Eagleton, Jr. to the Department of State. "Meeting With Tariq Aziz: Expanding Iraq's Oil Export Facilities," January 3, 1984.

United States Interests Section in Iraq Cable from William L. Eagleton, Jr. to the Department of State. "[Excised] Iraqi Pipeline through Jordan," January 10, 1984.

Department of State Cable from George P. Shultz to the United States Consulate General, Jerusalem. "Follow-up Steps on Iraq-Iran" [Includes Transmittal Sheet], January 14, 1984.

Department of State, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs Action Memorandum from David T. Schneider to George P. Shultz. "Easing Restrictions on Exports to Iraq," January 30, 1984

Export-Import Bank of the United States, Country Risk Analysis Division Memorandum to the Export-Import Bank of the United States, Africa and Middle East Division, Board of Directors. "Country Review and Recommendations for Eximbank's Programs" [Extract; Includes Document Entitled "Appendix I: Iraq"], February 21, 1984.

United States Interests Section in Iraq Cable from William L. Eagleton, Jr. to the Department of State. "Iraqi Warning re Iranian Offensive," February 22, 1984.

Department of State, Executive Secretary Memorandum from M. Charles Hill to Robert C. McFarlane. "Public Diplomacy Strategy for the Middle East and Lebanon" [Includes Memorandum, Press Themes, Speakers List, and List of Project Programs], March 2, 1984.

Department of State Cable from George P. Shultz to the United States Interests Section in Iraq. "U.S. Chemical Shipment to Iraq," March 4, 1984.

Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs Memorandum from James A. Placke to James M. Ealum [et al.]. [U.S. Condemnation of Iraqi Chemical Weapons Use], March 4, 1984.

Department of State Memorandum. "Notifying Congress of [Excised] Truck Sale," March 5, 1984.

United States Interests Section in Iraq Cable from William L. Eagleton, Jr. to the Department of State. "Iraq Reacts Angrily to U.S. Condemnation of CW [Chemical Weapons] Use," March 7, 1984.

United States Embassy in Austria Cable from Helene A. von Damm to the Department of State. "Iranian War Wounded in Vienna," March 13, 1984

Department of State Cable from George P. Shultz to the Mission to the European Office of the United Nations and Other International Organizations. "U.N. Human Rights Commission: Item 12: Iranian Resolution on Use of Chemical Weapons by Iraq," March 14, 1984.

Department of State Cable from George P. Shultz to the United States Embassy in Sudan. "Briefing Notes for Rumsfeld Visit to Baghdad [Page Missing]," March 24, 1984.

United States Embassy in Bahrain Cable from Donald Charles Seidel to the Department of State. "Middle East Mission: U.S. Efforts to Stop Arms Transfers to Iran," March 24, 1984.

Mission to the United Nations Cable from Jeane J. Kirkpatrick to the Department of State. "U.N. Report on Chemical Weapons Use in Iran/Iraq War: Consideration in Security Council," March 28, 1984.

Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs Cover Memorandum from Allen Overmyer to James A. Placke. [United Nations Security Council Response to Iranian Chemical Weapons Complaint; Includes Revised Working Paper], March 30, 1984.

Department of State Cable from George P. Shultz to the United States Embassy in Lebanon [et al.]. "Department Press Briefing, March 30, 1984," March 31, 1984.

National Security Decision Directive (NSDD 139) from Ronald W. Reagan. "Measures to Improve U.S. Posture and Readiness to Respond to Developments in the Iran-Iraq War," April 5, 1984.

Department of State Cable from George P. Shultz to United States Embassy in Jordan. "Chemical Weapons: Meeting With Iraqi Charge," April 6, 1984.

United States Interests Section. Iraq Cable from William L. Eagleton, Jr. to the Department of State. "Bell Discusses Possible Helicopter Sale to Iraq," April 12, 1984.

Letter from Richard M. Nixon to Nicolae Ceausescu. [Regarding U.S.-Romanian Venture to Sell Uniforms to Iraq], May 3, 1984.

Department of State, Special Adviser to the Secretary on Nonproliferation Policy and Nuclear Energy Affairs Memorandum from Dick Gronet to Richard T. Kennedy. "U.S. Dual-Use Exports to Iraq: Specific Actions" [Includes Document Entitled "Dual Use Exports to Iraq" Dated April 27, 1984], May 9, 1984.

United Nations Security Council Resolution 551, May 30, 1984

Defense Intelligence Agency Intelligence Report. "Defense Estimative Brief: Prospects for Iraq," September 25, 1984.

United Nations Security Council Resolution 555, October 12, 1984

Department of State, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs Briefing Paper. "Iraqi Illegal Use of Chemical Weapons," November 16, 1984.

United Nations Security Council Resolution 557, November 28, 1984

Department of State Cable from George P. Shultz to the United States Embassy in Iraq. "Memcon [Memorandum of Conversation]: Secretary's Meeting with Iraqi DepPrimMin [Deputy Prime Minister] Tariq Aziz, November 26, 1984, 10:00 a.m.," November 29, 1984.

United Nations Security Council Resolution 573, October 4, 1985

United Nations Security Council Resolution 584, May 29, 1986

United Nations Security Council Resolution 586, June 18, 1986

United Nations Security Council Resolution 587, September 23, 1986

United Nations Security Council Resolution 590, November 26, 1986

United Nations Security Council Resolution 592, December 8, 1986

United Nations Security Council Resolution 596, May 29, 1987

United Nations Security Council Resolution 599, June 31,1987

United States Embassy, Guinea-Bissau Cable from John D. Blacken to the United States Embassy, Saudi Arabia. "Videos of Saudi Propaganda Offensive," August 6, 1987.

United States Embassy, Saudi Arabia Cable from Hume A. Horan to the United States Embassy, Guinea-Bissau. "Videos of Saudi Propaganda Offensive," August 10, 1987.

United Nations Security Council Resolution 603, November 25, 1987

United Nations Security Council Resolution 605, December 22, 1987

United Nations Security Council Resolution 607, January 5, 1988

United Nations Security Council Resolution 617, July 29, 1988

United Nations Security Council Resolution 624, November 30, 1988

Hamas Covenant 1988

ISRAEL'S PEACE INITIATIVE, May 14, 1989

United Nations Security Council Resolution 645, November 29, 1989

United Nations Security Council Resolution 655, May 31, 1990

United Nations Security Council Resolution 694, May 24, 1991

Remarks by Mr. George Bush, President of the United States, at the Madrid Conference, October 30, 1991

LETTER OF INVITATION TO MADRID PEACE CONFERENCE, October 30, 1991

United Nations Security Council Resolution 768, July 30, 1992

United Nations Security Council Resolution 799, December 18, 1992

Letter from Yasser Arafat, Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization to Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel, September 9, 1993

LETTER FROM YASSER ARAFAT TO NORWEGIAN FOREIGN MINISTER, September 9, 1993

LETTER FROM PRIME MINISTER RABIN TO YASSER ARAFAT:, September 9, 1993

DECLARATION OF PRINCIPLES ON INTERIM SELF-GOVERNMENT ARRANGEMENTS, September 13, 1993

ISRAEL-JORDAN COMMON AGENDA, September 14, 1993, Washington, D.C.

United Nations Security Council Resolution 887, November 29, 1993

AGREEMENT ON THE GAZA STRIP AND THE JERICHO AREA, May 4, 1994

GAZA-JERICHO AGREEMENT, ANNEX I, Protocol Concerning Withdrawal of Israeli Military Forces and Security Arrangements

GAZA-JERICHO AGREEMENT, ANNEX II, Protocol Concerning Civil Affairs

GAZA-JERICHO AGREEMENT, ANNEX III, Protocol Concerning Legal Matters

GAZA-JERICHO AGREEMENT, ANNEX IV, Protocol on Economic Relations between the Government of the State of Israel and the P.L.O., representing the Palestinian people, Paris, April 9, 1994

Gaza-Jericho Map No. 1

Gaza-Jericho Map No. 2

Gaza-Jericho Map No. 3

Gaza-Jericho Map No. 4

Gaza-Jericho Map No. 5

Gaza-Jericho Map No. 6

THE WASHINGTON DECLARATION, Israel - Jordan - The United States, July 25th, 1994

United Nations Security Council Resolution 938, July 28, 1994

AGREEMENT ON PREPARATORY TRANSFER OF POWERS AND RESPONSIBILITIES, August 29, 1994

Annex I, Protocol Concerning Preparatory Transfer of Powers and Responsibilities in the Sphere of Education and Culture

Annex II, Protocol Concerning Preparatory Transfer of Powers and Responsibilities in the Sphere of Health

Annex III, Protocol Concerning Preparatory Transfer of Powers and Responsibilities in the Sphere of Social Welfare

Annex IV, Protocol Concerning Preparatory Transfer of Powers and Responsibilities in the Sphere of Tourism

Annex V, Protocol Concerning Preparatory Transfer of Powers and Responsibilities in the Sphere of Direct Taxation

Annex VI, Protocol Concerning Preparatory Transfer of Powers and Responsibilities in the Sphere of VAT on Local Production

Schedule 1, Six-month Budget for the Spheres

THE ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN INTERIM AGREEMENT ON THE WEST BANK AND THE GAZA STRIP, Washington, D.C. September 28, 1995

TREATY OF PEACE BETWEEN THE STATE OF ISRAEL AND THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN, October 26, 1994

ANNEX I (a, b, and c), ISRAEL-JORDAN INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY DELIMITATION AND DEMARCATION

ANNEX II, WATER RELATED MATTERS

ANNEX III, COMBATTING CRIME AND DRUGS

ANNEX IV, ENVIRONMENT

ANNEX V, INTERIM MEASURES, BORDER CROSSING POINTS PROCEDURES BETWEEN ISRAEL AND JORDAN

United Nations Security Council Resolution 962, November 29, 1994

Maps of the Golan Heights

Protocol Concerning the Redeployment in Hebron, January 17, 1997

Note for the Record Concerning the Redeployment in Hebron

REMARKS BY JAMES P. RUBIN, SPOKESMAN AFTER SECRETARY ALBRIGHT'S MEETING WITH ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER NETANYAHU, UN Plaza Hotel, New York, New York, September 23, 1998

U.S. Department of State, James P. Rubin, Spokesman, Bureau of Public Affairs, Press Briefing at Waldorf-Astoria on the Middle East Peace Process, New York, New York, September 27, 1998

U.S. Department of State, James P. Rubin, Spokesman, Press Briefing at the Waldorf-Astoria, Back-to-back meetings with Chairman Arafat and Prime Minister Netanyahu, New York, New York, September 26, 1998

U.S. Department of State, James P. Rubin, Assistant Secretary, Briefing Followed by Questions and Answers, King David Hotel, Jerusalem, October 6, 1998

U.S. Department of State, James P. Rubin, Assistant Secretary, Briefing at Chesapeake College on the Israeli-Palestinian Talks and the Situation in Kosovo, Wye Mills, Maryland, October 17, 1998

James P. Rubin, Assistant Secretary, Briefing at Chesapeake College, Briefing on Middle East Peace Talks and Kosovo, Wye Mills, Maryland, October 16, 1998

U.S. Department of State, James P. Rubin, Assistant Secretary, Press Briefing at Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, October 19, 1998

U.S. Department of State, James P. Rubin, Assistant Secretary, Press Briefing on Middle East Peace Negotiations, Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, Maryland, October 20, 1998

U.S. Department of State, Thomas R. Pickering, Under Secretary of State, "U.S. Policies in the Middle East," Middle East Institute, Washington, D.C., October 16, 1998

THE WHITE HOUSE, Office of the Press Secretary, October 23, 1998, REMARKS BY PRESIDENT WILLIAM CLINTON, VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE, HIS MAJESTY KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN, PRIME MINISTER BINYAMIN NETANYAHU, CHAIRMAN YASSER ARAFAT AND SECRETARY OF STATE MADELEINE ALBRIGHT AT MIDDLE EAST SIGNING CEREMONY

The Wye River Memorandum, October 28, 1998

REMARKS BY PRESIDENT CLINTON TO THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL, Ussishkin Hall, Jerusalem Convention Center, Jerusalem, 13 December 1998

REMARKS BY PRESIDENT CLINTON TO THE MEMBERS OF THE PALESTINIAN NATIONAL COUNCIL AND OTHER PALESTINIAN ORGANIZATIONS, Shawwa Center, Gaza City, Gaza, 14 December 1998

U.S. Department of State, Stuart E. Eizenstat, Undersecretary for Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs, Third Annual Les Aspin Memorial  Lecture, "Economic Security and the Middle East," The Washington Institute For Near East Policy, March 8, 1999

U.S. Department of State, Martin S. Indyk, Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs, Remarks at the Council on Foreign Relations, "US Policy in the Middle East," New York City, NY April 22, 1999

The Sharm el-Sheikh Memorandum on Implementation Timeline of Outstanding Commitments of Agreements Signed and the Resumption of Permanent Status Negotiations, 4 September 1999

UN Information System on the Question of Palestine

United States Information Service, "The United States and the Search for Peace in the Middle East," Historical and Current Documents

United States Information Service, Middle Eastern Texts

The Mitchell Fact-Finding Committee Report, 30 April 2001

The Tenet Plan : Israeli-Palestinian Ceasefire and Security Plan, Proposed by CIA Director George Tenet; June 13, 2001

Secretary of State Colin L. Powell, Remarks at the McConnell Center for Political Leadership, University of Louisville, Kentucky, November 19, 2001

Hillel Halkin, "The return of anti-Semitism," Commentary, Feb, 2002

The Associated Press, "Text of the Peace Proposals Backed by the Arab League," 29 March 2002

President Bush Sends Secretary Powell to Middle East on Peace Mission, Washington, DC, April 4, 2002

Sohail H. Hashmi, "Not What the Prophet Would Want How Can Islamic Scholars Sanction Suicidal Tactics?" The Washington Post, 9 June 2002, p. B1

President George W. Bush, "Remarks by the President on the Middle East," The White House, Office of the Press Secretary, Washington, DC, June 24, 2002

Mary Ann Thomas and Ramesh Santanam, "Government agencies investigated missing uranium, NUMEC," Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 25, 2002

Dougles Frantz, "Israel extends nuclear weapons capability," Financial Times, 11 October 2003

Mark Zeitoun, "Avoiding a Mideast Water War," Washington Post, 4 February 2004

Victor Gilinsky, "Israel’s Bomb," New York Review of Books, 13 May 2004

John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt, "The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy," Faculty Research Working Paper Series, RWP06-011, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, March 2006

Philip Weiss, "Ferment Over 'The Israel Lobby'," The Nation, 15 May 2006 issue

John Mearsheimer & Stephen Walt, "The Israel Lobby," (Response to Critics), London Review of Books, Vol. 28, No. 9, 11 May 2006

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