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March 8, 2020

Next Steps in Nigeria-Biafra Memorandum

By Henry A. Kissinger

Next Steps in Nigeria-Biafra Memorandum was written on July 7, 1969 and summarizes where the United States Government stood in the wake of the recent Federal Military Government (FMG) decision to take over the relief operation and presents three broad approaches: contest the Federal relief embargo; guarantee relief corridors against military violation; and separate relief from any appearance of pro-Federal bias.