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Comments on "Supreme Military Committee" ----
Date of Creation:
August 16, 1967
Date of Declassification:
September 20, 1979
Type of Document:
Intelligence information cable
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
3 p.
Comments on "Supreme Military Committee"______ [word of the existence of a "Supreme Military Committee" was probably leaked by one of the generals who belongs to it; Nguyen Van Thieu is "not aware of the Committee's existence but is a member and participated in its formation"; the Committee should have planned an explanation of its existence such as that it is a periodic meeting of senior military officers to ensure the unity of the armed forces and oversee the fighting of insurgency; its secret objective of supervising major policy lines in the nonmilitary areas of govt. should have been allowed to develop informally without any specific declarations]. Intelligence Information Cable, TDCS DB-315/03256-67. Aug. 16, 1967. 3 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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