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Title:
Problems of political development in South Vietnam over the next year or so
Date of Creation:
December 15, 1966
Date of Declassification:
November 4, 1975
Type of Document:
National Intelligence Estimate
Level of Classification:
SECRET
Status of Copy:
ORIGINAL
Pagination, Illustration:
15 p., 1 map
Abstract:
Problems of political development in South Vietnam over the next year or so (the Ky-Thieu regime is successfully established and a Constituent Assembly elected; Assembly will include representatives from the Dai Viet and VNQDD parties and the Movement for the Renaissance of the South; militant Buddhists are weakened by their failure to topple Ky but remain politically active; the country continues to be plagued by regionalism, civilian-military animosities, factionalism among the military, and by economic problems). National Intelligence Estimate, NIE-53-66, Dec. 15, 1966. 15 p., map. SECRET/CONTROLLED DISSEM. Declassified Nov. 4, 1975.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1976-150A