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United States Department of State / Foreign relations of the United States, 1949. The Far East and Australasia (in two parts)
(1976)

Aandahl, Fredrick
Preface,   pp. III-IV PDF (671.2 KB)


Page III


                            PREFACE
    Part 2 of this volume was prepared under the direct supervision of
 the late S. Everett Gleason, editor of Foreign Relations until 1972,
 and of Fredrick Aandahl, who succeeded him.
    Documentation on regional policies and on Japan was compiled by
 John G. Reid; that on Korea by John P. Glennon.
    The editors acknowledge with appreciation the assistance provided
 them by the historians of the Department of Defense, including those
 of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. They are also grateful for the cooperation
 of the National Security Council, the Department of ,Defense, and
 the Central Intelligence Agency, all of which concurred with the
 declassification of various papers for release: herein. Thanks are also
 due to those foreign governments that kindly granted permission for
 the publication of certain of their documents in this volume.
   The technical editing of this volume was done by the Publishing and
 Reproduction Division, headed by Willard M. McLaughlin. The index
 for part 2 was prepared by Francis C. Prescott.
   Part 1 of this volume, released in 1975 as Department of State
 publication 8797, contained documentation on Australia and New
 Zealand, Indochina, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
                                          FREDRICK AANDAHL
                                     Acting Director,, Historical Office
                                        Bureau of Public Affairs
         PRINCIPLES FOR THE COMPILATION AND EDITING OF
                       "FOREIGN RELATIONS"
   The principles which guide the compilation and editing of Foreign
Relations are stated in Department of State Regulation-2 FAM 1350
of June 15, 1961, a revision of the order approved on March 26, 1925,
by-Mr. Frank B. Kellogg, then Secretary of State. The text of the
regulation, as further amended, is printed below:-
1350 DOCUMENTARY RECORD OF AMERICAN DIPLOMACY
1351 Scope of Documentation
  The publication Foreign Relations of the United States constitutes
the official record of the foreign policy of the United States. These
volumes include, subject to necessary security considerations, all docu-
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