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Vietnam declassified

Thomas L. Ahern

Vietnam declassified

the CIA and counterinsurgency

by Thomas L. Ahern

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Central Intelligence Agency -- History -- 20th century,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Underground movements,
  • Counterinsurgency -- Vietnam -- History -- 20th century,
  • Rural development -- Vietnam, Southern -- History -- 20th century,
  • Vietnam, Southern -- Rural conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementThomas L. Ahern, Jr. ; foreword by Donald P. Gregg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS558.92 .A35 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 450 p. :
    Number of Pages450
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24094412M
    ISBN 109780813125619
    LC Control Number2009029013
    OCLC/WorldCa318875062

    “So many of the professional foreign policy establishment, and so many of their hangers-on among the lumpen academics and journalists, had become worried by the frenzy and paranoia of the Nixonian Vietnam policy that consensus itself was threatened.   Vietnam Declassified is a detailed account of the CIAÕs effort to help South Vietnamese authorities win the loyalty of the Vietnamese peasantry and suppress the Viet Cong. Covering the CIA engagement from to mid, it provides a thorough analysis of the agency and its partners. Retired CIA operative and intelligence consultant Thomas L. Ahern .

    Deck Logs For the period , many logs were produced in a revised format, with slightly truncated columnar data immediately preceding the remarks instead of on a separate page. Columnar data during this period includes wind direction and speed, barometric pressure, air and water temperature, general state of clouds, weather and waves, latitude and longitude, . The Pentagon Papers, officially titled "Report of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Vietnam Task Force", was commissioned by Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara in In June of , small portions of the report were leaked to the press and widely distributed. However, the publications of the report that resulted from these leaks were incomplete and suffered from.

      The recently declassified documents review the CIA’s operations in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos in the ’60s and ’70s. The CIA Center for the Study of Intelligence released on March 13 six volumes of previously classified books detailing various aspects of the CIA’s operations in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos in the ’60s and ’70s.   I love to read and nothing excites me more than finding a book before I travel to power-up the anticipation of the trip to come! In this post, you will find a list of the best Vietnam books to read in ! I have broken down the best books about Vietnam.


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