The Phoenix Counterinsurgency Program as the Model for Homeland Security and the War On Terror – Douglas Valentine

CIA Pacification Programs, Secret Interrogation Centers, Counter Terror Teams, Propaganda Teams and military and civilian tribunals in all 44 provinces of South Vietnam; 1965 US military sent in; National Liberation Front; secret 1967 CIA General Staff For Pacification combining all CIA, military, and South Vietnamese programs to became The Phoenix Program; Phoenix based on systems analysis theory combining 20-30 programs to pacify South Vietnamese civilians to support the government; Phoenix instituted to more perfectly coordinate CIA and military operations; streamlined and bureaucratized a system of political repression in South Vietnam; media cover-up; CIA Foreign Intelligence including the Hamlet Information Program, the Province Interrogation Center program and Agent Penetrations; CIA Covert Action Program; reliance on corruption; Pacific Architects and Engineers oversaw design and construction of interrogation centers in South Vietnam which became the model for the black sites.

Originally Aired: January 11, 2017
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