The Tet Effect: Intelligence and the Public Perception of War

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A close examination of the role of intelligence in shaping America's perception of the Vietnam War, looking closely at the intelligence leadership and decision process. In 1967, intelligence was called upon to bolster support for the Vietnam War and allowed America's leaders to portray a 'bankrupt' enemy ready to quit the battlefield. The audacious Tet Offensive of 1968 shattered this image and although it ended with an American military victory, it is remembered as the juncture when American support turned against the war. ...

The Tet Effect: Intelligence and the Public Perception of War 2012, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415652261

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The Tet Effect: Intelligence and the Public Perception of War 2005, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415349970

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