1. OPPOSITION IN KNANH HOA PROVINCE TO ARMING MOUNTAIN TRIBESMEN AND TO THE STR

Created: 9/13/1962

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jutjict |( opposition ixmo* province towst*. 13 septe-bcr tribesmen ano to the 3tra tcoiC

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PROVINCIAL AUTHORITIES ARE STRONGLY OPPOSED TO THE AMERICAN POLICY OF ECONOMIC AID, TRAINING, AND ARMS FOR THE TRIBAL PtOrLC. THESE AUTHORITIES FEAR THAT THE TRIBESMENATELY KILL INNOCENT VIETNAMESE, ESPECIALLY IN CASES WHERE THE VIETNAMESE COMMUNISTS MINGLE WITH THE LOCAL POPULACE.

tSHimH9 THE PtOPLZ IN THE PROVINCE ARE OPPOSED TO THE STRATEGIC HAMLET PROGRAM, BECAUSE THEY ARE FECCT-EO 70

INFORMATION REPORT

PROVIOE TOO MJCH WORK, MATERIAL, ANO MONEY. THIS OPPOSITION HAS BECOME SO STRONG THAT PROVINCIAL AUTHORITIES HAVE ISSUED ORDERS FORBIDDING ADDITIONAL DEMANDS FOR LABOR, MATERIAL, OR CASH,

'ruCT BETWEEN COMPETING FACTIONS INWHICH THE PROVINCE CHIEF, IS

HANDLE, THE DEPUTY PROVINCE CHIEF

FOR THE SPECIFIC PURPOSE OF BRINGINGACTIVITIES UNDER THE CONTROL OF

"HE CAN LAO PARTY, H^^^ DEPUTY PROVINCE CHIEF FOR ADMINIfiS' *KAN BuT COMPLETELY LACKING IN AUTHORITY,

^(hd SSEMi STATE ARMY NAVY AIR USMAMAAQ USOM CINCPAC PACFLT ARPAC PACAF 9TH FIELD STATION,

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