Defusing Laos

Karnow, Stanley
March 1973
New Republic;3/10/73, Vol. 168 Issue 10, p15
Comments on a treaty proclaiming the neutrality of Laos, which is largely a reassertion of a past accord reached in Geneva. Key stipulations of the accord calling for the withdrawal of all foreign forces from the country; Apparent fragility of the Laotian settlement shown by American aircraft resuming bombings in reaction to North Vietnamese and Pathet Lao drives to grab territory; Implications on international relations and world politics.


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