Accession Number:

AD0523767

Title:

Organizing and Managing Unconventional War in Laos, 1962-1970

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

123.0

Abstract:

This report describes and assesses the U.S. role in Laos from 1962, when the Geneva Accords went formally into effect, to 1970, when the quiet war in Laos intensified and changed its character. The emphasis in on organizational and managerial problems, especially given the constraints imposed by the Geneva Accords. This is also a case study presenting a broader examination of the strengths and weaknesses of the United States Government in dealing with counterinsurgency.

Subject Categories:

  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE