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Cryptonym: AMLEG

Definition:
An FI (foreign intelligence) operation using Cuban merchant seamen.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10308-10037: AMELG OPERATION

An FI (foreign intelligence) operation using Cuban merchant seamen. "About 12 Apr 1963 an attempt was made by HQS to use AMLEG sources to carry out sabotage operations against the Cuban merchant fleet."

104-10308-10050: AMLEGS 7,8,11,24,25, AND 28 PROBABLY WILLING AND ABLE PERFORM SABOTAGE ON SHIPS IF REQUESTED

4/18/63 memo from WITHHELD to Director: "If sabotage program only part of overall harassing action against Cuban economy, suggest non-officer personnel become targets for recruitment for task as they have good access and are probably less likely consider consequences if they do job and jump ship."

104-10308-10052: SABOTAGE PROGRAM AGAINST CUBAN SHIPPING IS OF SUFFICIENTLY HIGH PRIORITY TO REQUIRE UTILIZATION ANY APPROPRIATE

4/20/63: "SAS Comment: Approval has been granted for sabotage of Cuban ships. REDACTED views on use of AMLEGS for sabotage."

Contributors:
Bill Simpich

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