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A PROGRAM FOR THE PACIFICATION AND LONG-TERM DEVELOPMENT OF SOUTH VIETNAM. (PROVN). VOLUME I
DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF FOR MILITARY OPERATIONS (ARMY) WASHINGTON DC
PROVN examines the situation in South Vietnam within the context of history and in broad perspective. Specific problems of pacification and long- term development are identified, and specific actions are proposed to alleviate them. The ultimate objective a free and independent, non-communist nation. The United States must restructure, better manage and integrate its support effort provide positive political guidance, under provisos for applying leverage and constraints redirect the Republic of Vietnam-Free World military effort to achieve greater security focus nonmilitary assistance to achieve cohesion within the Vietnamese society and, orient socio-economic programs to exploit the critical geographic areas population and resource concentration. PROVN submits that the United States and the Republic of Vietnam must accept the principle that success will be the sum of innumerable, small and integrated localized efforts and not the outcome of any short-duration, single master stroke.
Rept. for Jul 1965-Feb 1966
See also Volume 2, AD-377 744. Original contains color plates: All DDC reproductions will be in black and white. Original may be seen in DDC Headquarters.