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3 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

Defense Intelligence Agency memo from January 2001 discussing how President Mbeki refused to allow a special investigative unit to probe potential corruption from an arms deal, noting that opposition leaders had called for more transparency in government procurement dealings.

Relevant tagging includes: Nelson Mandela, DIA, Mandela, Mbeki

3 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018

June 1996 Defense Intelligence Agency memo describing how President Nelson Mandela had authorized the South African National Defense Force to assist local police in crime prevention as the police were too strapped for resources to effectively discharge their duties.

Relevant tagging includes: South Africa, Mandela, DIA, Nelson Mandela, Crime Prevention

4 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

August 2000 Defense Intelligence Agency memo about four journalists being tortured by the Liberian National Security Agency, describing how the journalists pled for their respective governments to help free them.

Relevant tagging includes: Nelson Mandela, Liberia, Mandela, DIA, Journalists, Torture

3 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

October 1994 Defense Intelligence Agency memo discussing how President Mandela gave an ultimatum to military troops who had abandoned their positions (gone AWOL), saying that they had 7 days to return to their base or they faced dismissal.

Relevant tagging includes: Mandela, South Africa, DIA, Nelson Mandela, Umkhonto We Sizwe

5 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

September 1990 Defense Intelligence Agency memo on escalating violence in South Africa, discussing the African National Congress, Inkatha, and racial tensions.

Relevant tagging includes: Nelson Mandela, African National Congress, Zulu, ANC, DIA, Apartheid

3 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

February 1990 Defense Intelligence Agency memo on the deployment of national troops in the South African province of Natal due to escalating violence in the area. The memo states that upon the release of Nelson Mandela from prison, celebration was frequent, but in Natal, also present was "violence and chaos."

Relevant tagging includes: Natal, Mandela, DIA, Nelson Mandela, Apartheid

3 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

December 2013 Defense Intelligence Agency memo on how the South African Air Force had difficulties managing the influx of Heads of State aircraft for the memorial service of Nelson Mandela.

Relevant tagging includes: Nelson Mandela, Mandela's Death, South Africa, DIA

4 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

October 1993 Defense Intelligence Agency memo on how President de Klerk of South Africa authorized a military strike in the region of Transkei because the Azanian People's Liberation Movement in Transkei had committed violence toward the South African Republic.

Relevant tagging includes: Mandela, DIA, Nelson Mandela, de Klerk, APLA, Transkei

3 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

March 2009 Defense Intelligence Agency memo discussing Graca Machel's enmity toward Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe. Machel was Nelson Mandela's wife.

Relevant tagging includes: DIA, Mandela, Mugabe, Nelson Mandela, Graca Machel, Zimbabwe

3 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

December 1995 Defense Intelligence Agency memo on Umkhonto We Sizwe officers' views on the arrest of former defense minister General Magnus for his arrogance and negligence during the process of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Relevant tagging includes: Nelson Mandela, Apartheid, DIA, Truth and Reconciliation, Mandela, South Africa

3 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

November 1991 Defense Intelligence Agency memo on how the political regime in South Africa was, at the time, looking more "positive and optimistic" than before, but that Nelson Mandela's wife Winnie was a bad influence on the nation's politics.

Relevant tagging includes: Mandela, DIA, Winnie Mandela, Nelson Mandela, Apartheid, South Africa

2 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

October 2000 Defense Intelligence Agency memo on how Malaysia sought to purchase arms from South Africa, specifically, helicopters, artillery systems, unmanned aerial vehicles, and other equipment.

Relevant tagging includes: Mandela, Nelson Mandela, Malaysia, Arms Deal, DIA

3 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

June 1991 Defense Intelligence Agency memo on the South African Helicopter Business.

Relevant tagging includes: Mandela, DIA, South Africa, Helicopters

10 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

January 1992 Defense Intelligence Agency memo on right-wing political activity in South Africa. Discusses the Magsanksie Afrikaner Nasionalisme group, Boere Staat,Transvaal Separatiste, and other groups labeled as revolutionary and/or terrorist groups.

Relevant tagging includes: Mandela, Apartheid, South Africa, DIA

4 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

Defense Intelligence Agency memo on race relations in South Africa after the death of Nelson Mandela. The report notes surprise that racial tensions did not flare as expected after Mandela's passing.

Relevant tagging includes: Nelson Mandela, Race, Apartheid, Mandela's death, South Africa, DIA

3 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

July 1993 Defense Intelligence Agency memo on Portuguese leaders meeting with Nelson Mandela as well as Inkatha leader Buthelezi in South Africa in order to address the killing of white Portuguese individuals living in South Africa.

Relevant tagging includes: African National Congress, ANC, Mandela, Portugal, Lisbon, Inkatha, Buthelezi, Nelson Mandela, South Africa, Apartheid

5 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

September 1992 Defense Intelligence Agency memo about Soviet spy Dieter Felix Gerhardt being released by the South African government from custody. Gerhardt had been jailed for treason after years of spying for the KGB.

Relevant tagging includes: Soviet Union, Spies, Nelson Mandela, DIA, Mandela, South Africa, KGB

1 Page | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

CIA document of 1990 press clippings as part of a larger release responsive to our Nelson Mandela records request.

Relevant tagging includes: Nelson Mandela, CIA

3 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

CIA records containing press clips from a 1986 New York Times article as part of a larger release which is responsive to our Nelson Mandela request.

Relevant tagging includes: Nelson Mandela, CIA

28 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

Heavily redacted CIA record which mentions Nelson Mandela's visit to Washington, D.C. and summarizes his life and activities post-incarceration.

Relevant tagging includes: Nelson Mandela, CIA

42 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

February 1962 CIA intelligence report containing information on political trends in South Africa.

Relevant tagging includes: Nelson Mandela, CIA

13 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

CIA Country Intelligence Handbook for South Africa from 1966.

Relevant tagging includes: Nelson Mandela, CIA

50 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

May 1961 CIA record containing information on communist activity in South Africa.

Relevant tagging includes: Nelson Mandela, CIA

3 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018

Defense Intelligence Agency memo from September 1995 on how South African aircraft were scheduled to land in Huambo, Angola to deliver the first portion of a 28 million rand grant aid package.

Relevant tagging includes: Foreign Aid, Nelson Mandela, DIA, Mandela, Angola

3 Pages | Tue, 17 Jul 2018 | Source : Property of the People

April 1997 Defense Intelligence Agency record on Malaysia's decision to buy 8 South African attack helicopters for the Malaysian Air Corps. These were the first South African attack helicopters to be sold outside of South Africa.

Relevant tagging includes: DIA, Malaysia, Defense Spending, Helicopters, Mandela, Nelson Mandela