Intelligence Reports from the National Security Council’sVietnam Information Group, 1967-1975

Intelligence Reports from the National Security Council’sVietnam Information Group, 1967-1975

This collection provides important background information on the Vietnam war and its impact on life in Vietnam. The materials on South Vietnamconcern relations with the US, the country’s political climate, and the many problems plaguing the government. There is information on the role andinterests of key political figures, the military, opposition groups, communist-sponsored organizations, religious sects, ethnic groups, and labor unions, aswell as censorship of the press, corruption, and the peace negotiations. Materials on North Vietnam concern their military and diplomatic efforts aimedat gaining peace and ultimately unification. There is information about the military’s operations in the south, Hanoi’s attempts to infiltrate and influencethe south politically, its relations with China and the Soviet Union, the war’s impact on the economy, foreign aid, the Paris peace talks, and subsequentviolations of the Paris agreements.

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