CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY WASHINGTON, D.
OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR INTEIUGENCE
FOR: Contributors to the Weekly and Monthly
Reports on the Situation in South Vietnam
considerable reflection and study, and with the concurrence of Mr. Chesterave determined that the Monthly Report on the Situation in South Vietnam in its present form should be discontinued. xpect too this effect inctober Weekly Report.
My Judgment, which is shared by others among our contributors and readers, is that the substitutiononthly report for one of the weekly reports resultsisruption
of continuity In our reporting and analysis which is not compensated for by the meager benefitsonthly review of the situation. elieve that longer-term trends can be adequately covered as necessary in retrospective analysesin the body of the Weekly Report narratives, and that statistical trends can be charted as before by including monthly charts in every fourth Weekly. The intelligenceindependently and jointly produced by the three major contributors likewise fill the need for longer-term analysis.
Chief, will be taking ever
editorial and coordinating responsibility for tho Weekly
want to take this opportunity to announce myfrom active participation in the preparation ofOffice of Cur
ill nevertheless continue to serveontact point in CIA's Directorate of Intelligence on Vietnam-relatedore general nature. For convenience's sake, delivery of Weekly contributions will continue to be addressed to me as stipulated in my memorandum of
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