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CIA and the Vietnam Policymakers: Three Episodes, 1962-1968

Published by the CIA's Center for the Study of Intelligence (CSI) and written by former CIA officer and historian Dr. Harold P. Ford, this book scrutinizes recently declassified CIA documents and "reviews the Intelligence Community's analytic performance during the chaotic Vietnam era." This forthright scholarly study focuses on how CIA analysts provided information to US policymakers at crucial...

https://www.cia.gov/static/1768c7c6f5560bafdc7c57afc7b0f1d6/...
The Wars for Viet Nam: 1945-1975

This site was developed around the course materials for a seminar at Vassar College taught by Professor Robert Brigham, the first American scholar given access to the Vietnamese archives on the war in Hanoi. The site is divided into three areas: an overview of the war, original documents, and links. The overview outlines the political and military progress of the conflict in Vietnam from 1954 to...

https://www.vassar.edu/vietnam/
Pete Peterson: Assignment Hanoi

Pete Peterson: Assignment Hanoi is the companion site for the PBS special of the same name airing on Tuesday, September 7. Peterson, a former P.O.W, has been the United States ambassador to Vietnam since 1997, the first such ambassador in 27 years. The site documents Peterson's past in Vietnam as a soldier and then prisoner of war, and his current mission to bring about reconciliation between the...

http://www.pbs.org/hanoi/
History of Vietnam and the Vietnam War

Created and maintained by Vets With A Mission, "a non-political organization of Vietnam veterans which seeks to alleviate the widespread suffering still victimizing the people of Vietnam," this Website offers a plethora of articles, research, book excerpts, and other learning materials about the Vietnam War and the history of Vietnam. There are sections here on Vietnamese history; Vietnam War...

https://vwam.com/history-of-vietnam/
National Security Archive: Eleven Possibilities for Pentagon Papers' 11 Words

When the full Pentagon Papers were released on June 13, 2011, the U.S. government had attempted to keep under wraps 11 words on one particular page. Interestingly, these specific words had been in the public domain since the House Armed Services Committee published the government edition of the Papers in 1972. Recently, the folks at the National Security Archives at George Washington University...

https://nsarchive2.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB350/