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The Mouse That Roared

State Department Intelligence in the Vietnam War The smallest U.S. intelligence agency is the Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR) at the State Department. Tiny compared to the CIA, NSA, and other agencies, INR nevertheless played a key role in U.S. intelligence on Vietnam. This article explores the origins of INR, tells about some of its key personalities, details its arrangements to compile reports on Vietnam; and discusses its contributions on central issues, including whether the war was being won, the probability of Chinese intervention, effectiveness of U.S. bombing of North Vietnam, the Gulf of Tonkin Incident, the Tet Offensive, and North Vietnamese use of Cambodia. Continue reading More Info »
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The Absolute Weapon and the Unwinnable War

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The United States never used nuclear weapons in the Vietnam war but American leaders did think about it. This article brings together for the first time the evidence regarding when, where, and why presidents and generals mulled over using these ultimate weapons, and how this never happened. The 1968 Battle More Info »
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Kennedy Withdrawal

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Among the more intriguing historical debates over the Vietnam war is the question of whether President John F. Kennedy, had he not been assassinated in Dallas in November 1963, would have gone on to withdraw U.S. forces from South Vietnam. Here I look at the evidence and give my own view on the issue. Continue reading More Info »
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American Views of the Central Office for South Vietnam

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In the Vietnam war a shadowy enemy headquarters, the “Central Office for South Vietnam,” controlled National Liberation Front forces in the southern theater. Whether this “COSVN” represented the Liberation Front high command, or was an appendage of the North Vietnamese army remained a question for U.S. commanders. This article examines what American experts and intelligence officials said and wrote about COSVN during the war. Continue reading More Info »
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