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The President’s Daily Brief 


8 November 1967 


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DAILY BRIEF 
8 NOVEMBER 1967 


1. Arab States - 
Israel 


2, Algeria 


3. Congo 


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Egypt's sudden call for an urgent 
Security Council meeting is an effort 
to break the continuing deadlock over 
an acceptable resolution. The Arabs 
probably still do not have sufficient 
support for the Indian resolution they 
favor. Neither does the US resolution 
seem yet to have the backing of the 
necessary nine Council members. The 
Japanese have now complicated the pic¬ 
ture with a proposed resolution of 
their own. 

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Boumediene may be in serious 
trouble. Army chief of staff Z'Biri, 
long considered his chief rival, has 
fled Algiers for the eastern part of 
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Z'Biri’s chances will depend on which 

way other regional military commanders 
jump. 


Mobutu thinks most of the mercen¬ 
aries who invaded Katanga last week 
have now slipped back into Angola, He 
may be right. What their next move 
might be, however, is anyone's guess. 

Continuing efforts to arrange the 
evacuation from Rwanda of both the 
Katangans and the white mercenaries are 
making but slow progress. 


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Soviet Vifeapons Systems 
Unveiled in 7 November Parade 





COMBAT VEHICLE 



TRACKED AA MISSILE 


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4 Soviet Union The big Moscow parade yesterday 

gave us our first close-up look at some 
Soviet missile hardware. Analysis of 
the pictures will give us much new in¬ 
formation on weapons being deployed in 
the Soviet Union. 

The intercontinental ballistic mis¬ 
sile in the parade was probably the 
widely deployed SS-9. Another weapon 
was said by the commentator to be a naval 
missile for underwater launching. It is 
too big to be sent up from a submarine, 
however, and we are not yet sure what 
the truth of the matter is. 

Other missile systems in the parade 
included a two-stage medium or intermedi¬ 
ate-range missile and a short-range one, 
possibly the SS-12 which has a range of 
450 miles. A tracked vehicle carrying 
three antiaircraft missiles was also 
shown, as was a combat vehicle mounted 
with an antitank missile. 


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sile hardware shown off yesterday. 


5. South Arabia Events have moved rapidly in the 

past two days. British authorities in 
Aden now believe the way is open for 
peaceful turnover to an independent gov¬ 
ernment before the end of the month. The 
change came when the local army, abandon¬ 
ing all pretense of neutrality, declared 
its support for the bigger of the two 
rival nationalist factions. It there¬ 
upon clobbered the other faction, level¬ 
ing its headquarters with artillery fire. 

The only remaining area of opposi¬ 
tion strength is in the Crater District 
of Aden where the remaining British 
troops are holed up. There may have 
been some trouble there late yesterday. 


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