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National Security Study Memorandums (NSSM)
[Nixon Administration, 1969-74]

In the President's name, National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger set the NSC agendas and issued the numerous National Security Study Memoranda (NSSM) that set forth the precise needs for interagency policy papers.

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Number

Document Title

Date

NSSM 1 Situation in Vietnam 21 Jan 69
NSSM 2 Middle East Policy 21 Jan 69
NSSM 3 US Military Posture And Balance of Power 21 Jan 69
NSSM 4 US Foreign Aid Policy 21 Jan 69
NSSM 5 Japan Policy 21 Jan 69
NSSM 6 Review of NATO Policy Alternatives 21 Jan 69
NSSM 7US International Monetary Policy 21 Jan 69
NSSM 8 Technical Issues Concerning US Strategic Forces 03 Feb 69
NSSM 9* Review of Intl Situation 23 Jan 69
NSSM 10East - West Relations 27 Jan 69
NSSM 11Nigeria / Biafra Relief 28 Jan 69
NSSM 12Contingency Planning 30 Jan 69
NSSM 13 Position of Key Countries on The Non- Proliferation Treaty 05 Feb 69
NSSM 14 US China Policy 05 Feb 69
NSSM 15 Review of US Policy Toward Latin America 03 Feb 69
NSSM 16 US Trade Policy 05 Feb 69
NSSM 17 Further Studies on Middle East Policy 06 Feb 69
NSSM 18 Review of US Policy Toward Peru 07 Feb 69
NSSM 19 South Vietnam Internal Security Capabilities 11 Feb 69
NSSM 20Resumption of The Eighteen Nation Disarmament Committee 12 Feb 69
NSSM 21 Vietnam 13 Feb 69
NSSM 22Contingency Plans For Vietnam 13 Feb 69
NSSM 23 Amendments to Fy 70 Defense Budget 20 Feb 69
NSSM 24 US Military Posture Review 20 Feb 69
NSSM 25 Cape Keraudren Nuclear Excavation Project And Limited Test Ban Treaty 20 Feb 69
NSSM 26Military Supply Policy in South Asia 21 Feb 69
NSSM 27Interagency Planning Programming Budgeting Study For Korea 22 Feb 69
NSSM 28Preparation of US Position For Possible Strategic Arms Limitation Talks re SALT 06 Mar 69
NSSM 29Papers For Vietnam Negotiations 12 Mar 69
NSSM 30Water Development And Middle East Policy 19 Mar 69
NSSM 31US Policy Toward Malaysia And Singapore 19 Mar 69
NSSM 32 US Policy Toward Cuba 21 Mar 69
NSSM 33 Contingency Planning For The Middle East 21 Mar 69
NSSM 34 Contingency Planning For Korea 21 Mar 69
NSSM 35US Trade Policy Toward Communist Countries 28 Mar 69
NSSM 36 Vietnamizing The War 10 Apr 69
NSSM 37Vietnam 10 Apr 69
NSSM 38Post-Vietnam Asian Policy 10 Apr 69
NSSM 39 Southern Africa 10 Apr 69
NSSM 40* Israeli Nuclear Weapons Program 11 Apr 69
NSSM 41 Treaty For Nuclear Arms Control of The Seabeds 11 Apr 69
NSSM 42Peru 11 Apr 69
NSSM 43Implementation of Pres Proposals to NATO Ministerial Mtg 15 Apr 69
NSSM 44 US Positions For NATO Nuclear Planning Grp (Npg) 19 Apr 69
NSSM 45US Foreign Aid 21 Apr 69
NSSM 46Spain 21 Apr 69
NSSM 47 Military Relations With France 21 Apr 69
NSSM 48 Tariff Preferences For Less Developed Countries 24 Apr 69
NSSM 49US Trade Policy in The 1970's 24 Apr 69
NSSM 50A Review of US Naval Forces 26 Apr 69
NSSM 51Program Analysis of Thailand 26 Apr 69
NSSM 52 Military Aid Policy Toward Greece 26 Apr 69
NSSM 53 Korean Contingency Planning 26 Apr 69
NSSM 54Review of US Naval Shipbuilding Capabilities And Requirements 29 Apr 69
NSSM 55US Policy Toward Post-de Gaulle France 30 Apr 69
NSSM 56 Uranium Enrichment Facilities 14 May 69
NSSM 57 Review of US Civil Defense Policies 23 May 69
NSSM 58 Planning Assumptions For Civil Emergency Preparedness 26 May 69
NSSM 59US Policy on Chemical And Biological Warfare And Agents 28 May 69
NSSM 60US Policy Toward Post-de Gaulle France 29 May 69
NSSM 61 Review of US Policy Toward Indonesia 23 Jun 69
NSSM 62Follow-on to NSSM 28 re SALT 02 Jul 69
NSSM 63 US Policy on Current Sino-Soviet Differences 03 Jul 69
NSSM 64 US Strategic Capabilities 08 Jul 69
NSSM 65 Relationships Among Strategic And Theater Forces For NATO 08 Jul 69
NSSM 66Policy Toward The Persian Gulf 12 Jul 69
NSSM 67 Program Analysis of Brazil 12 Jul 69
NSSM 68 Report on Military And Church in Latin America 12 Jul 69
NSSM 69 US Nuclear Policy in Asia 14 Jul 69
NSSM 70 Haiti 22 Jul 69
NSSM 71 Advanced Technology And National Security 14 Aug 69
NSSM 72Intl Space Cooperation Committee 04 Sep 69
NSSM 73 Revisions in US Military Bases And Agreement With Philippines 16 Sep 69
NSSM 74 Planning For Laos 17 Sep 69
NSSM 75 Program Analysis of Turkey 23 Sep 69
NSSM 76 Planning For Laos 27 Sep 69
NSSM 77 Program Budgets 08 Oct 69
NSSM 78Review of US Deferment And Exemption Policy 08 Oct 69
NSSM 79UK Accession to European Community 13 Oct 69
NSSM 80The President's Annual Review of American Foreign Policy 27 Oct 69
NSSM 81US Arms Transfer Policy Toward Israel 06 Nov 69
NSSM 82US Economic Assistance Policy Toward Israel 06 Nov 69
NSSM 83US Approach to European Security Issues 21 Nov 69
NSSM 84US Strategies And Forces For NATO 21 Nov 69
NSSM 85US Policy on Toxins 31 Dec 69
NSSM 86Panama Canal 02 Jan 70
NSSM 87Trends And US Options in North Africa 22 Jan 70
NSSM 88US Policy on Italy And The Northern Mediterranean 12 Feb 70
NSSM 89US Policy For Southwest Africa 12 Feb 70
NSSM 90US Interests in And Policy Toward Mediterranean Area 26 Feb 70
NSSM 91 EC Preferential Trade Arrangements 27 Mar 70
NSSM 92 Mutual And Balanced Force Reductions Btw NATO And Warsaw Pact 13 Apr 70
NSSM 93 Arab - Israel Military Balance 15 Apr 70
NSSM 94Diplomatic Initiatives on Indochina 25 May 70
NSSM 95US Policy Objectives in Indochina 06 Jun 70
NSSM 96US Policy Toward a Peace Initiative in Laos 23 Jul 70
NSSM 97Chile 24 Jul 70
NSSM 98*Further Review of Israeli Arms Requests 10 Aug 70
NSSM 99US Strategy For Southeast Asia 17 Aug 70
NSSM 100Military Cooperation With France 01 Sep 70
NSSM 101 Review of Security Requirements re Uranium Enrichment Technology 14 Sep 70
NSSM 102 The President's Annual Review of American Foreign Policy 21 Sep 70
NSSM 103 Future Options in The Middle East 26 Sep 70
NSSM 104 Soviet And Friendly Naval Involvement in Indian Ocean Area 1973-1975 09 Nov 70
NSSM 105 Addendum to NSSM 103 13 Nov 70
NSSM 106 China Policy 19 Nov 70
NSSM 107 Study of Entire UN Membership Question re US- China Policy 19 Nov 70
NSSM 108 Review of US Policy Toward Latin America 10 Jan 70
NSSM 109 Policy Study on South Asia 19 Dec 70
NSSM 110 Follow-on Study of Strategy Toward Indian Ocean 22 Dec 70
NSSM 111 Study of Four Power Negotiations on Berlin And Implications of Ostpolitik 29 Dec 70
NSSM 112 US Post-Vietnam Policy on Use of Riot Control Agents and Herbicides in War 15 Jan 71
NSSM 113 Procedures for Declassification and Release of Official Documents 15 Jan 71
NSSM 114 World Oil Situation 15 Jan 71
NSSM 115 Horn of Africa 25 Jan 71
NSSM 116 Policy Toward Greece 26 Jan 71
NSSM 117 Review of US Policy in the Caribbean 16 Feb 71
NSSM 118 Contingency Study on Pakistan-addendum to NSSM 109 16 Feb 71
NSSM 119 US - Soviet Incidents at Sea 19 Feb 71
NSSM 120 US Policy on Peaceful Applications of Atomic Energy 19 Feb 71
NSSM 121 June NATO Ministerial Meeting 13 Apr 71
NSSM 122 Policy Toward Japan 15 Apr 71
NSSM 123 US - UK Nuclear Relations 17 Apr 71
NSSM 124 Next Steps Toward People's Republic of China 19 Apr 71
NSSM 125 US Ocean Policy 21 Apr 71
NSSM 126 Continuity of Government 22 Apr 71
NSSM 127 Policies Toward Australia and New Zealand 27 May 71
NSSM 128 Review of Nuclear Test Ban Policy 04 Jun 71
NSSM 129 US Policy and Post-Tito Yugoslavia 15 Jun 71
NSSM 130 Cyprus Planning 18 Jun 71
NSSM 131 US Policy in Cases of Expropriations 23 Jun 71
NSSM 132 Soviet Proposal for Five-power Nuclear Conference 28 Jun 71
NSSM 133 Contingency Planning on South Asia 01 Jul 71
NSSM 134 Policy Toward Iceland 15 Jul 71
NSSM 135 Policy Toward Malta 17 Jul 71
NSSM 136 Berlin Negotiations 30 Jul 71
NSSM 137 The President's Annual Review of American Foreign Policy 22 Sep 71
NSSM 138 European Security Conference 02 Oct 71
NSSM 139 Policy on Sale or Release of US Components for Incorporation in Military Equipment Sales to the Third Countries 03 Nov 71
NSSM 140 US - Soviet Talks on Preventing Incidents at Sea - II 11 Nov 71
NSSM 141 Implications for US Policy of Participation of PRC in Multilateral Diplomacy 12 Nov 71
NSSM 142 Rhodesia 19 Nov 71
NSSM 143Review of US - Soviet Negotiations 15 Dec 71
NSSM 144 Soviet Naval Deployments to the Caribbean 14 Jan 72
NSSM 145 US - Soviet Trading Relationships 17 Jan 71
NSSM 146 US Policy Toward the GDR 17 Feb 72
NSSM 147 US Strategy and Projection Forces 04 Mar 72
NSSM 148 US - PRC Exchange 09 Mar 72
NSSM 149 US - PRC Trade 10 Mar 72
NSSM 150 US Policy on Transfer of Highly Enriched Uranium 13 Mar 72
NSSM 151 Vietnamese Air Force Capabilities 15 Mar 72
NSSM 152 Cambodian Assessment 27 Mar 72
NSSM 153 Laotian Force Structure 05 Apr 72
NSSM 154 US Policy Concerning Korean Peninsula 06 Apr 72
NSSM 155 US Policy Toward Philippines 28 Jun 72
NSSM 156Indian Nuclear Developments 05 Jul 72
NSSM 157 Review of US Position on Chemical Weapons Prohibitions 13 Mar 73
NSSM 158 Review of US Policy Toward Peru 13 Aug 72
NSSM 159US Counterinsurgency Support for Thailand 09 Sep 72
NSSM 160 US Policy Toward Morocco 14 Aug 72
NSSM 161 The President's Annual Review of American Foreign Policy 25 Sep 72
NSSM 162 US Position on Soviet UN Proposals for Non-use of Force and Prohibitions of Use of Nuclear Weapons 03 Oct 72
NSSM 163 Economic Policies for Eastern European Countries 14 Mar 72
NSSM 164 US Relations with Europe 18 Nov 72
NSSM 165 Standby Draft 07 Dec 72
NSSM 166 Review of US - French Bilateral Issues 26 Dec 72
NSSM 167 Preparations for International Conference on Indochina 30 Jan 73
NSSM 168 US NATO Policies and Programs 13 Feb 73
NSSM 169 US Nuclear Policy 13 Feb 73
NSSM 170 Offsetting Costs of US Forces in Europe 13 Feb 73
NSSM 171 US Strategy for Asia 12 Feb 73
NSSM 172 US Policy Toward Japan 07 Mar 73
NSSM 173 US Policy Toward Latin America 07 Mar 73
NSSM 174 Natl Security and US Energy Policy 08 Mar 73
NSSM 175 US Nuclear Defense Policy Toward France 13 Mar 73
NSSM 176 Review of US - Soviet Bilateral Issues 13 Mar 73
NSSM 177 Military Missions Involving Naval Forces 16 Mar 73
NSSM 178 Program for National Net Assessment 29 Mar 73
NSSM 179 US Policy Toward Spain 09 Apr 73
NSSM 180 US Policy in Southeast Asia in Light of the Southern Philippines Muslim Insurrection 01 May 73
NSSM 181 US Policy in the Arabian Peninsula and the Persian Gulf 10 May 73
NSSM 182 Implication for US Policy on USSR Strategy in Middle East and South Asia 10 May 73
NSSM 183 Principles for a Declaration on Atlantic Relations 10 May 73
NSSM 184 Horn of Africa 24 May 73
NSSM 185 Policy Toward Libya 05 Jun 73
NSSM 186 Natl Net Assessment of Comparative Costs and Capabilities of US - USSR Military Establishments 01 Sep 73
NSSM 187 International Cooperation in Agriculture 05 Sep 73
NSSM 188 The President's Annual Review of American Foreign Policy 24 Oct 73
NSSM 189 Azores Base Agreement Negotiations 14 Nov 73
NSSM 190 Diplomatic Initiatives in Korea 31 Dec 73
NSSM 191 Policy for Acquisition of US Nuclear Forces 17 Jan 74
NSSM 192 Chemical Weapons Policy 07 Feb 74
NSSM 193 US Policy Toward Spain 14 Feb 74
NSSM 194 Review of Certain Conventional Weapons 15 Feb 74
NSSM 195 Nuclear Test Ban Policy 20 Feb 74
NSSM 196 Overseas Military Base Structure 25 Feb 74
NSSM 197 Critical Imported Commodities CIEPSM 33 05 Mar 74
NSSM 198 Joint US-Saudi Economic Military and Technological Cooperation 12 Mar 74
NSSM 199 Indian Ocean Strategy 14 Mar 74
NSSM 200 Implications of Worldwide Population Growth for US Security and Overseas Interests 24 Apr 74
NSSM 201 Military Assistance and Arms Policy in Black Africa 25 Apr 74
NSSM 202 Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty 23 May 74
NSSM 203 Review of US Policy Toward Venezuela 10 Jun 74
NSSM 204* US Policy Toward Australia 01 Jul 74
NSSM 205 US Policy Toward Indonesia 20 Jul 74
NSSM 206 Relations with Canada 29 Jul 74

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