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Title:
Situation in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
August 19, 1968
Date of Declassification:
June 25, 1990
Type of Document:
Weekly report
Level of Classification:
SECRET
Status of Copy:
SANITIZED
Pagination, Illustration:
26 p., 1 map
Abstract:
Political situation: Accusation of Ky-Loan intrigues; Government-FULRO negotiations; Anti-corruption campaign; Thieu is thinking about negotiations and peace; Thanh's peace proposals and political plans; Desire for US surplus military materiel. Revolutionary development: The situation in III Corps; Further plans for local Communist aministrations; Changes in the National Police; Status of important transportation arteries in South Vietnam; Issuance of M-16 rifles to territorial security forces. Economic situation: Rice situation; New sulfuric acid plant; The economy of Phu Quoc Island; Provincial prices; Prices; Currency and gold. Annex: Weekly retail prices in Saigon; Saigon free market gold and currency prices.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1990-003025