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The Vietnam Collection

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This collection of declassified estimative products is the first such release by the Central Intelligence Agency of documents exclusively on the Vietnam war. The National Intelligence Council (NIC) commissioned Lloyd Gardner, the renowned American scholar on the Vietnam war, to prepare an introductory essay providing historical context for the documents.

This is the second such collection of declassified documents published by the National Intelligence Council. In October 2004 the Council published, Tracking the Dragon: National Intelligence Estimates on China During the Era of Mao, 1948-1976.

The National Intelligence Council is a center of strategic thinking within the United States Government, providing coordinated analyses of foreign policy issues for the President and senior policymakers. Its work ranges from brief analyses of current issues to over-the-horizon Estimates of broader trends. Although most of its work is for internal government use, the NIC also produces unclassified reports and collaborates with a wide range of independent scholars, experts, and organizations around the world.

 

Documents in this Collection

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FOIA

MEMO 2/11/66 POSSIBLE EFFECTS OF VARIOUS PROGRAMS OF AIR ATTACKS AGAINST THE DR

Document Number: 0001166484
Pages:
14
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DOC_0001166484.pdf1.49 MB

FOIA

MEMO 2/26/68-THE OUTLOOK IN VIETNAM

Document Number: 0001166467
Pages:
7
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DOC_0001166467.pdf241.75 KB

FOIA

MEMO 2/6/67 COMMUNIST REACTIONS TO CERTAIN US COURSES OF ACTION

Document Number: 0001166485
Pages:
17
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DOC_0001166485.pdf2.56 MB

FOIA

MEMO 3/1/68 QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE SITUATION IN VIETNAM

Document Number: 0001166489
Pages:
11
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DOC_0001166489.pdf1.18 MB

FOIA

MEMO 3/13/68 COMMUNIST REACTIONS TO CERTAIN US COURSES OF ACTION

Document Number: 0001166490
Pages:
13
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DOC_0001166490.pdf1.92 MB

FOIA

MEMO 3/18/66 USE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS IN THE VIETNAM WAR

Document Number: 0001166479
Pages:
12
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DOC_0001166479.pdf485.56 KB

FOIA

Memo 4-30-57 AGRARIAN REFORM AND INTERNAL SECURITY IN SOUTH VIETNAM

Document Number: 0001167501
Pages:
6
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DOC_0001167501.pdf919.48 KB

FOIA

MEMO 4/12/67 COMMUNIST POLICY AND THE NEXT PHASE IN VIETNAM

Document Number: 0001166492
Pages:
27
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DOC_0001166492.pdf1.68 MB

FOIA

MEMO 4/3/68 HANOI'S MOTIVES

Document Number: 0001166438
Pages:
3
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DOC_0001166438.pdf144.11 KB

FOIA

MEMO 4/8/68 SPECULATION ON HANOI'S MOTIVES

Document Number: 0001166442
Pages:
8
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DOC_0001166442.pdf238.15 KB

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