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Pacification effort in Vietnam
Date of Creation:
January 16, 1969
Date of Declassification:
November 11, 1978
Type of Document:
Special National Intelligence Estimate
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
9 p.
The Pacification Effort in Vietnam [philosophy and objectives of the pacification program from 1959 to 1969, effect of negotiation initiatives on pacification program, and importance of attempts to neutralize the Viet Cong infrastructure are examined. It is assessed that the program has made a significant contribution to the military efforts and political stability in South Vietnam; however, a large part of the countryside is still contested, success in gaining the allegiance of the people is difficult to ascertain, and further progress in pacification over the upcoming months will not make South Vietnam more able to cope with the VC]. Special National Intelligence Estimate, SNIE 14-69. Jan. 16, 1969. 9 p. SECRET/LIMITED DISTRIBUTION/CONTROLLED DISSEM. Declassified Nov. 11, 1978.
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