Revisiting CORDS: The Need for Unity of Effort to Secure Victory in Iraq

Coffey, Major Ross
June 2008
Military Review;Jun2008 Special Edition, p8
The article discusses the Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support (CORDS) used by the U.S. army during the Vietnam War. It states that CORDS forms partnership with civilians with U.S. Military Assistance Command-Vietnam (MACV). It notes that CORDS contributed to the defeat of the Viet Cong. It also mentions that the CORDS was started after years of failed attempts to achieve unity of effort.


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