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Cryptonym: AMLEX

Definition:
Raider aspect of AMBIDDY-1 operations. A cable on May 20, 1963, mentioned that a IDEN crypt was being assigned for the above mentioned operations. Another cable on the same day stated IDEN was AMLEX.
Status:
Documented
Discussion:
A dispatch in June of 1963 mentioned that there were discussions taking place between JMWAVE and CIA headquarters "on the AMLEX concept of operations."
Sources:

104-10241-10166: CABLE: 20 MAY AMBIDDY-1 DEPARTED ON

05/20/63: Cable from JMWAVE to Director (DIR CITE WAVE 8641): Slugline RYBAT TYPIC: "1. 20 May AMBIDDY-1 departed on mission locate suitable raider base. Itinerary includes Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Venezuela. If he can obtain visa in Nicaragua will also visit Honduras. Tentative return WAVE area 2 June. 2. Raider aspect of AMBIDDY-1 operations assigned IDEN crypt. 3. Will advise WH stations via separate cable re AMBIDDY-1 travel."

104-10241-10167: CABLE: IDEN: AMLEX

05/20/63: Cable from JMWAVE to Director (DIR CITE WAVE 8642): Slugline RYBAT TYPIC: "REF: WAVE 8641 (IN 42666): IDEN: AMLEX."

104-10241-10163: DISPATCH: AMBIDDY-1 PROGRESS REPORT FOR MAY 1963

06/17/63: Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, Special Affairs Staff: Page 2: ..."IV. Future Plans: The immediate plan is to receive AMBIDDY-1's book and help effect its distribution. Future plans for AMBIDDY-1 are now contingent upon the results of conversations taking place between WAVE and Headquarters on the AMLEX concept of operations." (Note: Handwritten ? alongside this paragraph).

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