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The Phoenix Program: America's Use of Terror in Vietnam | [Douglas Valentine]

The Phoenix Program: America's Use of Terror in Vietnam

A shocking expos of the covert CIA program of widespread torture, rape, and murder of civilians during America’s war in Vietnam, with a new introduction by the author. In the darkest days of the Vietnam War, America’s Central Intelligence Agency secretly initiated a sweeping program of kidnap, torture, and assassination devised to destabilize the infrastructure of the National Liberation Front (NLF) of South Vietnam, commonly known as the “Viet Cong.”
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A shocking expos of the covert CIA program of widespread torture, rape, and murder of civilians during America’s war in Vietnam, with a new introduction by the author. In the darkest days of the Vietnam War, America’s Central Intelligence Agency secretly initiated a sweeping program of kidnap, torture, and assassination devised to destabilize the infrastructure of the National Liberation Front (NLF) of South Vietnam, commonly known as the “Viet Cong.” The victims of the Phoenix Program were Vietnamese civilians, male and female, suspected of harboring information about the enemy - though many on the blacklist were targeted by corrupt South Vietnamese security personnel looking to extort money or remove a rival. Between 1965 and 1972, more than eighty thousand noncombatants were “neutralized,” as men and women alike were subjected to extended imprisonment without trial, horrific torture, brutal rape, and in many cases execution, all under the watchful eyes of US government agencies.Based on extensive research and in-depth interviews with former participants and observers, Douglas Valentine’s startling expos blows the lid off of what was possibly the bloodiest and most inhumane covert operation in the CIA’s history.The ebook edition includes “The Phoenix Has Landed,” a new introduction that addresses the “Phoenix-style network” that constitutes America’s internal security apparatus today. Residents on American soil are routinely targeted under the guise of protecting us from terrorism - which is why, more than ever, people need to understand what Phoenix is all about.

©1990 Douglas Valentine (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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    Thomas N. Suciu 03-12-15 Member Since 2014
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    "More aptly named "The Acronym Program""
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    More concentration on the story and less on the minutia of using abreviated language and acronyms to a cloying extent.


    What was most disappointing about Douglas Valentine’s story?

    It read more like a military report than a novel.


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Bob Souer?

    Yes


    Any additional comments?

    Some sentences in this book seemed to have more acronyms than real words and I found this caused the story to drag and was annoying to the point of distraction. As a Vietnam vet I expected this book to both entertain and inform. It did niether.

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