Issues of National Security in the 1970's: Essays Presented to Colonel George A. Lincoln on His Sixtieth Birthday

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13. Policy-Oriented Research: Contractors and Advisers*

LIEUTENANT COLONEL WILLIAM P. SNYDER

Social science research projects seldom become national news items. Even less frequently do they create a furor in the executive and legislative branches of the Federal Government. "Project Camelot" did both; more important, it provoked an angry reaction to U.S. policies from Latin America.

The controversy, which began the previous spring, was reported on July 8, 1965, by The New York Times, which wrote that "a study into the 'potential for internal war' in Latin America" had been "seized on by leftist newspapers [in Chile] as proof that a 'Pentagon plot' against constitutional government was afoot." An embarrassed and irate American Ambassador, Ralph A. Dungan, who had not been informed of the project by the Department of State, had assured the Chilean Government that the study would be called off. The Department of Defense later announced that Camelot had "been reevaluated in the light of preliminary planning. . . . As currently designed, the project would not produce the

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The views expressed in this essay are the author's own and do not necessarily represent those of the United States Government.
The New York Times, July 8, 1965, p. 11.

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