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Title:
Seeking of American support for the overthrow of the Diem regime
Date of Creation:
March 20, 1963
Date of Declassification:
March 11, 1985
Type of Document:
Information report cable
Level of Classification:
NOT GIVEN
Status of Copy:
SANITIZED
Pagination, Illustration:
3 p.
Abstract:
This report is typical of views held by certain oppositionists, including those in the fellow-travelling category. Comments of this nature have also been made by government provokers seeking to provoke American reaction. The line that Diem is acceptable, but that his family, administration, and programs are not, is also characteristic of various opposition elements as well as some segments of the left. The estimate contained herein on a number of subjects, including the appraisal that the strategic hamlet program is highly dangerous to the government of Vietnam or to American objectives, is not accepted.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1985-002464