Archive (Reagan Library)

Cold War: Al Haig briefing for President Reagan (MT visit, with copy of her final schedule) [principal goal: "demonstrate publicly and privately that Mrs.Thatcher is the major Western leader most attuned to your views on East-West and security issues"] [declassified 2006]

Document type: Declassified documents
Venue: State Department
Source: Reagan Library: NSC Executive Secretariat Box 91434
Editorial comments:

The State Department’s detailed briefing notes (“Essential Issues Papers”) are available here.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 12pp
Themes: Economic policy - theory and process, Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (Western Europe - non-EU), Foreign policy (Americas excluding USA), Foreign policy (Central & Eastern Europe), Foreign policy (Middle East), Commonwealth (Rhodesia-Zimbabwe), Commonwealth (South Africa), Defence (general), Defence (arms control), Northern Ireland