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Assessment of Viet Cong plans and capabilities of disrupting 3 September elections
Date of Creation:
August 28, 1967
Date of Declassification:
September 20, 1979
Type of Document:
Intelligence information cable
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Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
19 p.
Assessment of Viet Cong plans and capabilities of disrupting 3 September elections [propaganda, terrorism, harassment, and military activity are planned for before, during, and after election day; the VC see the elections as a threat, because elections would make the South Vietnamese govt. legitimate, and as an opportunity, because they might result in a period of political instability; VC efforts will probably not have a great effect on the elections except in select areas; VC planning includes pre-election kidnappings and assassinations, election day ambushes and shellings and assaults on polling places, and post-election propaganda questioning the legitimacy of the voting]. Intelligence Information Cable, TDCS-314/12922-67. Aug. 28, 1967. 19 p. Security classification not given. SANITIZED copy. Released Sept. 20, 1979. Johnson Library, NSF, Countries, Vietnam, CIA Intelligence Information Cables, July 27-Aug. 31, 1967.
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