TITLE

VIET NAM: DO WE UNDERSTAND REVOLUTION?

AUTHOR(S)
Lansdale, Edward G.
PUB. DATE
October 1964
SOURCE
Foreign Affairs;Oct64, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article seeks to understand the present conflict in Viet Nam by discussing the country's history and political development. It suggests that people in the U.S. should consider the war in Viet Nam as a people's war and what U.S. assistance will come to mean to the Vietnamese people in their own future and to Americans as well. The Communists are determined to convince the people of South Viet Nam of the inevitability of Communist triumph by destroying their faith in their own government. The National Liberation Front of South Viet Nam is the organization tasked to accomplish this goal. The war in Viet Nam is a war for the allegiance of the people's heart and soul between Communist and democratic forces.
ACCESSION #
5804295

 

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