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Amory discusses his role in various organizations, foreign policy issues, counterinsurgency, the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missile Crisis, Laos and the Berlin task force, among other issues.
Bundy discusses documents from the 1961 National Security Files about Vietnam, increasing troop strength, questioning Ngo Dinh Diem’s ability to lead Vietnam, use of defoliants and other unconventional weapons, and U.S. counterinsurgency theory, among other issues.
In this interview Heinz discusses his primary contacts in other government agencies; the Vietnam task force; the different political trips and survey missions to Vietnam; the Maxwell D. Taylor-Walt W. Rostow mission to Vietnam and subsequent report; the Ngo Dinh Diem regime; the rise in interest in the concept of counterinsurgency; problems with wo...
Krulak discusses his earliest contact with John F. Kennedy in the Solomons, the Special Group (CI) on counterinsurgency, Robert S. McNamara, Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., and Krulak’s observations on Vietnam, among other issues.
In this interview Ruina discusses the Nike-Zeus antiballistic-missile-missiles; briefing President John F. Kennedy [JFK] on the Nike-Zeus missiles; JFK’s comprehension of the briefing material and the type of questions he asked; Project Defender; the background and organization of the Advanced Research Projects Agency; the leadership and organizati...
This folder contains material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the Department of Justice. Materials consist of a working paper by the Special Warfare Division of the Department of the Army titled, "Counter Insurgency Operations: A Handbook for the Suppression of Communist Guerrilla/Terrori...
This folder contains telegrams and memoranda regarding Vietnam. Topics include a counterinsurgency plan by the United States for South Vietnam; relations between Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand; and the threat of communism in the region. Also included in this folder is a letter and report to Walt W. Rostow, Deputy Special Assistant to the Pre...
This folder contains minutes and agendas for meetings of the Special Group for Counter-Insurgency (CI). Topics include an international police training program, South Vietnam, Southeast Asia, Latin America, and a counterinsurgency training program for United States officials.
This folder contains a report on military training programs for counterinsurgency matters, primarily for military assistance advisory groups (MAAG) and diplomatic mission or attaché assignments.
This folder contains a report of a trip by a Special Warfare Military Training team from Fort Bragg to Colombia to evaluate the effectiveness of counterinsurgency operations in the country. Also included in this folder are narrative reports of team activities in Panama and Colombia, and suggestions to improve counterinsurgency capabilities in the a...
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