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Implications of the current cabinet crisis in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
October 20, 1966
Date of Declassification:
March 1, 1994
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Pagination, Illustration:
7 p.
On the whole, the best thing that could happen would be that the crisis not come to a final head before Manila and that after Manila it can be settled by a compromise or at least by a not overtly disruptive showdown. The worst that could happen whould be a shattering of the unity among the military. At present and for a long time to come, military support, and probably predominance as well, is essential for any regime in South Vietnam.
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