Dissolution of the Paris Peace Accords

Nash, George H.
October 1975
National Review;10/24/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 41, p1166
Clarifies misconceptions regarding the role of South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu in the failure of the 1973 Paris Peace Accords to resolve the Vietnam War. Military action launched at the moment when the ceasefire was to come into effect; Ambiguity in the Paris Accords regarding the presence of at least 145,000 North Vietnamese troops in the South; Incarceration of political prisoners; Obstruction of the process of political accommodation by the communists; Violation of the Paris Accords by the U.S.


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