This 1968 paper was a requested comment on a paper by Richard Barnet, Co-Director of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington and was prepared in 1968 for a conference called ’Lessons and Mislessons of Vietnam’.
The text of an interview for Japan's [The] [Kokubo], predicting some effects from President Johnson's announcements of the bombing cessation and his withdrawal from the presidential race: (1) reduced political schism in the United States; ...
The strength of the Viet Cong lies principally in its organization, not in its ideology or promises of material betterment. Until a way is found to loosen the grip of the organization, the Viet Cong structure is likely to survive.
A study of the Viet Cong (VC) logistics operations through mid-1967 to determine the extent to which these operations depend on nonmilitary resources and how they might be impeded by counterlogistics tactics.
Analysis of Rand interviews with captured or defected Viet Cong to determine how early VC volunteers differed from draftees and what, if any, modifications in government policy might have prevented them from volunteering.
A brief history of the Vietnamese Workers' Party provides the basis for this analysis of the political undercurrents within North Vietnam and its position in regard to the Soviet Union, China, and the NLF.