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Robert J. Hanyok

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Third-Party Descriptions

January 2008: 'In both the Tet and Gulf of Tonkin cases, "critical information was mishandled, misinterpreted, lost, or ignored," writes NSA historian Robert Hanyok in the agency history.'

December 2005: "The historian, Robert J. Hanyok, wrote the article in an internal publication and it was classified top secret despite the fact that it dealt with events in 1964 [Gulf of Tonkin incident--Ed.]."


RoleNameTypeLast Updated
Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) National Security Agency (NSA) Organization Dec 2, 2005

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Dec 02, 2005 Vietnam War Intelligence 'Deliberately Skewed,' Secret Study Says

QUOTE: The National Security Agency has released hundreds of pages of long-secret documents on the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin agency historian argued that the agency's intelligence officers "deliberately skewed" the evidence passed on to policy makers and the public to falsely suggest that North Vietnamese ships had attacked American destroyers...

New York Times