American Foreign Policy, Current Documents

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Historical Division, Bureau of Public Affairs, 1961 - United States

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Contents

This Is a Time of National Maturity and Understanding
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Recommendations for Furthering the Efforts of the United
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THE UNITED NATIONS SPECIALIZED AGENCIES
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B Review and Improvement of the United Nations Machinery
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We Favour a Prompt Solution of the Question Concerning
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Remarks Made by the U N Acting Secretary
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The United Nations Budget and the Problem of Financing
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If We Are Serious About Preserving the United Nations
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Resolution 1584 A B
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Establishment of a Working Group To Examine the Adminis
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Request for an Advisory Opinion of the International Court
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Admission of New Members
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Admission of the Mongolian Peoples Republic to Membership
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Convocation of a Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign
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God Grant That This Session of the General Assembly
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ber 25 1961 126135
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Address by the President Kennedy
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We Are Not Pessimists and Do Not See the Horizon as Hope
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United States Continued Opposition to the Representation
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F Economic Development and Technical Assistance
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PeruvianUnited States Discussion of the Economic and Social
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International Trade as the Primary Instrument for Economic
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G Human Rights
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GermanUnited States Agreement To Continue Talks on Measures
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United States Analysis of the Soviet Position on Colonialism
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Refugees
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Government Contributions Paid Pledged or Promised to Pro
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Establishment of an Experimental ThreeYear United Nations
187
The Political Advantages and Economic Disadvantages Accruing
191
Implications of United States Acceptance of the International
194
Status of the Investment Guaranty Program as of June 30 1961
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FrenchUnited States Discussion of The Principal Issues in
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The International Development Association
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Operations of the International Finance Corporation During
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THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
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Implications of United States Ratification of the 1959 Interna
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The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural
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K Developments in International
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The Budget of the Organization of American States for the Fiscal
257
States
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Reso
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B Political and Economic Developments Affecting Central
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CUBA
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Measures To Be Taken by the United States Government To
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Declaration to the People of Cuba and to the Peoples of America
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United States Denial of Cuban Charges of United States Aggres
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Draft Resolution Submitted by the Spe
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Com
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If the Nations of This Hemisphere Should Fail To Meet Their
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Prohibition of Cuban Access to Classified Sessions and Documents
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United States Agreement To Release the Cuban Patrol Boat
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Competence of the InterAmerican Peace Committee To Under
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Document Submitted to the Inter
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Greater Progress Than That Attained So Far Should
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Excerpts 335336
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The Obligation of Belgian Authorities To Prevent Congolese
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The Alliance for Progress and Related Developments
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Members of Congress March 13 1961 Excerpt 343347
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The Serious Implications of Intended Withdrawals of Certain Con
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Soviet Five Demands Upon the United Nations as a Result of
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The InterAmerican Development Rank Will Be One of
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United States Commitment to the LongRange Economic Devel
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Establishment of the Social Progress Trust Fund Under
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The Government of the United States Regards the Economic
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Declaration to the Peoples of America Signed at Punta del Este
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Bolivian Inquiry Concerning the United States Decision To Sell
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Regional Conference of Chiefs of Mission Accredited to the Coun
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Financing the Work of Task Forces To Be Appointed by
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VenezuelanUnited States Determination To Achieve the
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CanadianUnited States Relations
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CanadianUnited States Discussions Covering Broad Interna
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E Antarctica
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AntarcticaMeasures in Furtherance of Principles and Objec
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A The Atlantic CommunityEfforts To Achieve an Equitable
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B European Regional OrganizationsAttempts To Reconcile
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United States Preference for Multilateral Rather Than Bilateral
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Communiqué Issued March 29 1961 476
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Communiqué Issued May 10 1961 483485
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at Paris by the President of the French Republic General
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FrenchUnited States Cooperation in the Operation of Atomic
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AFRICA Pages 703935
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THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY
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ItalianUnited States Consultations on a Broad Range of Inter
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muniqué Issued at Hamilton Bermuda by the President of
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EASTERN EUROPE 549554
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Yugoslavia
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THE SOVIET UNION 555670
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A Efforts To Improve SovietUnited States UnderstandingPrepa
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There Are No Plans for Any Meeting With Mr Khru
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tary Salinger Palm Beach Florida April 3 1961
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B Efforts To Improve SovietUnited States Understanding
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The Aftermath of the KennedyKhrushchev Meeting at Vienna
584
There Is Peace in Germany and in Berlin If It Is Disturbed
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1961
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The People of West Berlin Today Have FreedomIt
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A Way to a Complete Elimination of Nuclear Weapons Tests
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We Cannot and Will Not Permit the Communists To Drive
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SovietUnited States Preliminary Review of a Cultural Exchange
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247 United States Decision Not To Take Economic Countermeasures
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The United States Government Expects the Soviet Government
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People To Reassure You That We Are With You in
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Termination of SovietUnited States Negotiations on a Civil
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Soviet Temporary Deferment of Release of Military Personnel
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The Regulation of Visits Into the German Democratic Republic
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FourPower Agreement To Ascertain if There Exists a Reason
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Soviet Protest of Violation of the Airspace of the German Demo
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Replies Made by the Secretary
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THE NEAR AND MIDDLE EAST 671701
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B The Palestine Refugee Problem
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Observance of the ArabIsrael General Armistice Agreements
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The United Nations Emergency Force UNEF 686691
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The United Nations Emergency Force Authorization of
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F Relations with and concerning Certain Countries of
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Pakistani United States Cordial and Frank Exchange of Views
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Plans Must Be Made To Make the Sixties a Historic Period
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The Brazzaville Powers Establishment of the African
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A North Africa 720748
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Statement
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Tunisian Proposal for Negotiations With France on Evacuation
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The Immediate Need for a CeaseFire and a Return to the Status
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Consideration of the Grave Situation in Tunisia Obtaining Since
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January 1 1961 748749
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The Position of ONUC Respecting Rebel Activities in Oriental
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rity Council January 26 1961
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I Have Called You Here To Announce the Death of Lumumba
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Essential Elements of a Constructive United Nations Policy
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United States Firm Support of United Nations Policy Against
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The Government of the Republic of the Congo Will Never
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Initial Steps Taken To Implement the United Nations Security
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Recommendation of Measures To Reconcile the Rival Factions
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Central and Southern Africa 883898
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and Other Dependencies in Africa 926935
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XVI Adopted by the U N General Assembly November
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THE FAR EAST SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA 9371058
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DISARMAMENT EFFORTS AND THE PEACEFUL
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Discussions on General Disarmament July 1729 1961 10791083
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American Embassy in Moscow August 23 1961
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United StatesUnited Kingdom Continued Readiness To Nego
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The Need for Intensified Study of the Effects of Atomic Radia
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United States Preparations for Atmospheric Nuclear Tests in
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The Urgent Need for a Treaty To Ban Nuclear Weapons Tests
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Since It Is Impossible To Settle the Question of International
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Prerention of the Wider Dissemination of Nuclear Weapons
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The Suborbital Flight of Captain Grissom in Liberty Bell
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F International Regional and Bilateral Cooperation in the Peaceful
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B Measures Taken To Liberalize International Trade
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Accomplishments of the Nineteenth Session of the Contracting
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Export Controls and Policy
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The Food for Peace and Agricultural Trade Development
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THE FOREIGN ASSISTANCE AND RELATED
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B The Peace Corps
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THE INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION EDU
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The United States Information and Educational Exchange Act
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FUNCTIONS
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B Appropriations
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Supplemental Appropriations for the Department of State
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Contributions to International Organizations
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Immigration and Visas
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The United States Government Must Protest the Sugges
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