- Consider the last paragraph of the memo. What was the assessment of the CIA chief? What specific evidence did he give throughout the memo to come to this conclusion?
- How did the memo show the use of communist propaganda being used in a similar manner to the United States?
"Memorandum Regarding the Saigon Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Station Chief's Assessment of the Current Military Situation in South Vietnam," Office of the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, 17 March 1975. Courtesy of National Archives