Why the Paris Talks Are Getting Nowhere

Grant, Zalin B.
October 1970
New Republic;10/10/70, Vol. 163 Issue 15, p17
Explains why the United States government under President Richard Nixon is unprepared to negotiate in Paris, France over its military's withdrawal in the Vietnam war. Impasse strategy of the United States; United States' support to South Vietnam over its war with North Vietnam; Proposal for the United States' withdrawal to the prisoners of war issue; Nine-month withdrawal notice given by North Vietnam to the U.S.; View that North Vietnam will never openly agree to a mutual troop withdrawal; Impact of the war bureaucracy on U.S.


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