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Title:
Situation in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
June 24, 1964
Date of Declassification:
October 5, 1977
Type of Document:
Weekly report
Level of Classification:
SECRET
Status of Copy:
ORIGINAL
Pagination, Illustration:
25 p., 1 map
Abstract:
The Situation in South Vietnam [political situation: Information Ministry denies story that Khanh will turn premiership and cabinet over to civilians; Defense Min. Khiem states the present political course will lead to defeat; Khanh feels that only the military is capable of leading the country. Military situation: Viet Cong activities have decreased although terrorism and sabotage remain high; ARVN ground operations have increased but with unsubstantial results; violent VC reaction has slowed progress in province pacification; casualty and weapons loss ratio favors VC; details of military activity in I-IV Corps zones and in Tien Giang tactical area and progress in pacification of critical provinces. Third country developments: France states that NFLSV is not Communist-dominated but represents significant nationalist elements; France and Cambodia continue to support neutralization; the People's Republic of China threatens all-out war to increase international pressure on the US to negotiate the Laotian question at a Geneva-type conference]. Directorate of Intelligence, Intelligence and Reporting Subcommittee of the Interagency Vietnam Coordinating Committee Weekly Report, OCI No. 1282/64. June 24, 1964. 25 p., map, tables. SECRET/NO FOREIGN DISSEM/BACKGROUND USE ONLY. Declassified Oct. 5, 1977. Johnson Library, NSF, Countries, Vietnam, Vol. 12, Memos.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1978-229B