TITLE

No More Vietnams

PUB. DATE
April 1981
SOURCE
National Review;4/17/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p403
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reflects on lessons raised by the Kennedy administration's handling of the Vietnam problem in the early 1960s. It argues that the administration never made the basic strategic decision and that its policy toward Vietnam never escaped from the gambit limbo. It emphasizes that U.S. strategy should not depend on the cooperation of the enemy. It describes the outcome when tactics determine strategy.
ACCESSION #
6075385

 

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