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  • Nguyen Van Thieu, 37, 301
    • Cambodia:
      • Communist conflict with Lon Nol government, 348
      • Khmer regiments from Vietnam and Thailand for, 331
      • Military assistance for Lon Nol government, 257, 262
    • Cambodian cross-border campaign, 217, 310
    • Cease-fire issue, 120, 142
    • Midway meeting, 76, 77, 81
    • Military situation in Vietnam:
      • Communist objectives, 38
      • Communist rocket attacks on cities, 38
      • Laird's assessment of, 38
      • Pacification program, 120
      • Prisoners of war, 221
      • Retaliation for Communist attacks, 38
      • U.S.–RVN discussions re, 81
    • Nixon's assessment of, 137
    • Nixon's meetings with, 79, 81, 103
    • Nixon's “silent majority” speech, 144
    • Paris peace talks:
      • Bombing of Communist sanctuaries in Cambodia and, 41
      • Mutual withdrawal of non-RVN forces issue, 49, 68
      • Nixon peace plan, 68
      • Political settlement issue, 151
      • Thieu's attitude toward, 198
      • U.S.–RVN discussions re, 81, 103
      • U.S.–RVN relations in, 7, 10
    • Personal qualities, 79
    • Political settlement in Vietnam:
      • Elections issue, 77, 81, 88, 93, 96
      • Thieu's attitude toward, 49
      • U.S.–RVN discussions re, 81
    • Republic of Vietnam:
      • Chau treason case, 198
      • Corruption problem, 175
      • Government reorganization, 120
      • Lien Minh political organization, 19, 47
      • National Social Democratic Front, 182
      • Political situation, 7, 10, 79, 221, 295
    • Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces:
      • Leadership and motivation problems, 187
      • Regional Forces and Popular Forces, 81
    • Rogers's meeting with, 77
    • Sihanouk, assessment of, 103
    • Vietnamization program/withdrawal of U.S. forces:
      • Announcements of withdrawals, 70, 71, 76, 187
      • 1969 withdrawal package, 100
      • 1970 withdrawal package, 147
      • Replacement of U.S. forces with RVN troops, 10, 100, 141
      • Thieu's attitude toward, 38, 187
      • U.S.–RVN discussions re, 81, 100, 103