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Reference FCO 7/1818
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Briefs for Prime Minister Wilson's visit to United States of America in January (1970)
Description Steering Brief for Washington, Steering Brief for Ottawa, Britain and the European Communities, European Security including German Ostpolitik, Berlin, Soviet foreign policy and East/West relations, Prime Minister's visit to Moscow, SALT, NATO including force levels, US force withdrawals, Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions, MBFRs and nuclear matters (and Canadian defence policy), the Middle East, Vietnam, Rhodesia, including US Consulate General in Salisbury, World financial and economic situation, including the future of reserve currencies, UK economy, World trade prospects including US trade policy, UK/US bilateral problems (particularly trade), UK/Canada, Nigeria, Libya, Greece, British Honduras, Guyana/Venezuela, Laos, UK/Canada bilateral problems (particularly trade), Canadian policies toward China, Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Meeting, Internal situation in the US and Canada, Personalities and organisations in the US, Personalities in Canada, Disarmament (including Chemical and Biological Warfare), The Pearson Report and Development Decade, Nuclear affairs (including Nuclear Planning Group), Anglo-French nuclear collaboration, European defence co-operation, Canadian policy, Middle East: Arab/Israel Dispute, International efforts to promote a settlement, Attitudes of the parties, US policy, Arms supplies.
Date 1970
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa
Countries Soviet Union, United Kingdom, France, United States, Canada, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Libya, Greece, Belize, Guyana, Venezuela, Laos, Israel
Places Africa; Asia; Britain; Canada; Caribbean; China; Cuba; Czechoslovakia; East of Suez; Europe; France; Germany; Gibraltar; Greece; Guyana; Hanoi; Honduras; Iran; Ireland; Israel; Japan; Korea; Laos; Libya; Middle East; Nigeria; Persian Gulf; Rhodesia; Senegal; South Africa; South Vietnam; Soviet Union; Spain; Thailand; United Kingdom; United States of America; Venezuela; Vietnam; Yugoslavia
People Brandt, Willy; Brezhnev, Leonid; Brown, George; Greenhill, Sir Denis; Hussein bin Talal; Richardson, Elliot; Sharp, Mitchell; Stewart, Michael; Thant, U
Topics Aid; Arab; Arms; Balance of Payments; Chemical and Biological Warfare; Coal; Communist; Congress; Council of Europe; Dairy products; Defence; Department of State; Detente; Disarmament; Draft; East-West relations; Economy; Elections; Environment; European Economic Community; European integration; European Security; Exports; foreign policy; Free trade; Inflation; Intelsat; International Control Commissions; Ministry of Defence; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); Nimrod; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Oil; organisation; Ostpolitik; Payments; Protectionism; Protectionist; Shipping; State Department; Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; Textiles; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Trade policy; Treasury; troops; United Nations; Warsaw Pact; Western European Union; withdrawal
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