Archive (Reagan Library)

Cold War: State Department briefing for President Reagan (MT visit) [declassified 2000]

Document type: Declassified documents
Venue: Washington
Source: Reagan Library (NSC European & Soviet Directorate Box 90902; new sheets from Box 91440)
Editorial comments: A memo by Richard Burt follows the State Department briefing notes. A few redacted passages were released subsequent to the uploading of this document and the newly released pages have now been added (March 2009) alongside the old. It is interesting to see what had been removed.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 20pp
Themes: Defence (general), Defence (arms control), Foreign policy (Americas excluding USA), Foreign policy (Middle East), Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Labour Party & socialism, Northern Ireland, Strikes & other union action