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Title:
CIA analysis of reactions of Diem and Nhu to U.S. actions
Date of Creation:
October 19, 1963
Date of Declassification:
June 1, 1985
Type of Document:
Memo
Level of Classification:
SECRET
Status of Copy:
ORIGINAL
Pagination, Illustration:
1 p.
Abstract:
Memo from Ray S. Cline, Deputy Director (Intelligence) of the CIA for McGeorge Bundy, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs regarding the Ngo brothers' reactiions to US actions. The Memo summarizes the situation as follows: "Except in the military sphere, where the GVN has taken certain actions in line with the recommendations of COMUSMACV and General Taylor, we find little to indicate that Diem and Nhu have been appreciably moved by US actions to date. Instead, they appear to be digging in for a protracted contest of wills with the US during which they will resist pressures for reforms and seek to deny opportunities for additional US initiatives."
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1985-002484