TITLE

The Phoenix Program and Contemporary Warfare

AUTHOR(S)
Moyar, Mark
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Fall2007, Issue 47, p155
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the creation of the Phoenix program, Civil Operations and Rural Development Support (CORDS) by Robert Kromer, U.S. President Lyndon Johnson's special assistant for counterinsurgency in Vietnam, in 1965. It was created to facilitate interagency sharing of intelligence on the Viet Cong shadow government, and it proved to be successful in integrating interagency operations. Information on the contemporary warfare is also presented.
ACCESSION #
27737968

 

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