The Phoenix program

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Morrow, 1990 - History - 479 pages
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The Phoenix Program was in theory an antiterrorist program, designed by the CIA to target Viet Cong officials and sympathizers. This covert operation was responsible for the killing, imprisonment, or torture of countless Vietnamese in the name of "neutralizing" the Viet Cong "infrastructure". The first book to shed light on and analyze the details of the whole operation.

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Designed to destroy the Vietcong infrastructure and ostensibly run by the South Vietnamese government, the Phoenix Program--in fact directed by the United States--developed a variety of ... Read full review


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Douglas Valentine has served as a documentary film consultant and worked as a private investigator. His previous books include "The Hotel Tacloban, The Phoenix Program" and "TDY".

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