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The Vietnam Collection

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.

Visit the National Intelligence Council (NIC) Web Site's Vietnam Collection Page.

Documents in this Collection

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FOIA

MEMO 4/9/65 RECENT INDICATIONS OF COMMUNISTS INTENTIONS IN SOUTH VIETNAM

Document Number: 0001166429
Pages:
7

FOIA

MEMO 5-3-65/CONSEQUENCES OF A PAUSE IN BOMBINGS OF THE DRV

Document Number: 0001166428
Pages:
7

FOIA

Memo 6-6-56 O/NE COMMENTS ON PRESENT NATURE OF THREAT TO SOUTH VIETNAM

Document Number: 0001167500
Pages:
3

FOIA

MEMO 6-9-64/WOULD THE LOSS OF SOUTH VIETNAM AND LAOS PRECIPITATE A "DOMINO EFFE

Document Number: 0001166427
Pages:
5

FOIA

MEMO 6/1/67 EVALUATION OF ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS FOR BOMBING NORTH VIETNAM

Document Number: 0001166439
Pages:
17

FOIA

MEMO 6/10/65 REACTIONS TO A FURTHER US BUILDUP IN SOUTH VIETNAM

Document Number: 0001166430
Pages:
6

FOIA

MEMO 8/26/66 THE VIETNAMESE COMMUNISTS WILL TO PERSIST

Document Number: 0001169545
Pages:
315

FOIA

MEMO 9/16/68 THE COMING POLITICAL STRUGGLE FOR SOUTH VIETNAM

Document Number: 0001166483
Pages:
8

FOIA

MEMO FOR THE DCI FROM THE BOARD OF NATIONAL ESTIMATES: "THE CRISIS IN SAGION,"

Document Number: 0001167497
Pages:
8

FOIA

MEMO ON REACTIONS TO A US COURSE OF ACTION IN VIETNAM

Document Number: 0001166746
Pages:
12

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