Vietnam, the cold war, and Kosovo: Irony and confusion over foreign policy

Tokar, John A.
March 2000
Parameters: U.S. Army War College;Spring2000, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p30
Academic Journal
Focuses on the military policy of the United States (US). Significance of the Vietnam War and the military campaign in Kosovo on the political leadership in the US; Criticism on policies, strategies and tactics employed during international conflicts; Reluctance of military leaders on the involvement of the US in the Balkans conflict.


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