Upon my instructions, an institute is being established
to co-ordinate state intelligence agencies (the Military Intelligence
Department, the Foreign Ministry State Department, the General Security
I have charged Reuben Shiloah, Foreign Ministry adviser
for special projects, to organize and head the institute. Reuben Shiloah
will report to me. He will act upon my instructions and will submit
regular working reports to me. For administrative purposes, his office
will be part of the foreign ministry.
I have instructed R. Shiloah to submit a manpower and
budget proposal for 1950-51 for approximately IL20,000, IL5,000 of which
will be used for special operations, contingent on my prior authorization.
You are hereby requested to add this sum to the foreign ministry budget