TITLE

One, Two, Many Vietnams

PUB. DATE
March 1981
SOURCE
National Review;3/20/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p262
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a view on the analogy of the Vietnam War and the current battle of El Salvador with Vietnam. North Vietnam has won over South Vietnam during the Vietnamese conflict. North attacked the South when there was no U.S. Air Force cover. U.S. Congress even refused to replenish ammunition and fuel to the South at that time. Currently, the military offensive strategy of the Salvadorian guerrillas has failed and the general strike which was supposed to coincide with it did not materialize. Military aid to El Salvador has been resumed and expanded by the administration of U.S. President Ronald Reagan. Guerrillas indeed need military reinforcements to win the battle against Vietnam.
ACCESSION #
6077956

 

Related Articles

  • The War Came Home.  // Time;4/6/1981, Vol. 117 Issue 14, p23 

    The article focuses on the conditions of Vietnam war veterans in the U.S. A study undertaken by the Center for Policy Research in New York City has concluded that Vietnam veterans have been paying a disproportionate social price for their experience. U.S. president Ronald Reagan has put...

  • Now It's Reagan's War.  // New Republic;8/30/80, Vol. 183 Issue 9, p7 

    This article comments on the move by U.S. Republican politician and presidential candidate, Ronald Reagan to reintroduce the Vietnam War as a political issue. It explains that the move by Reagan is calculated to advance his candidacy. He justified the U.S. involvement in Vietnam. It contends...

  • WHAT'S IN A NAME.  // New Republic;12/6/82, Vol. 187 Issue 23, p6 

    Focuses on the controversy over the design of the Vietnam War memorial, an effort initiated by U.S. President Ronald Reagan. Amount of money raised in the nation for the memorial's construction; Description of the memorial's design; Inscription of names of young men who were fighting in the War,...

  • He Could See for Miles. Krauthammer, Charles // Time International (South Pacific Edition);6/14/2004, Issue 23, p76 

    The article presents information on erstwhile U.S. President Ronald Reagan. He was well known for his good luck in several aspects, including his looks, voice, and smile. His greatest luck in politics, was to head the nation during troubled times after the Vietnam War, and during the Cold War....

  • Failed Mission to Hanoi.  // Time;3/8/1982, Vol. 119 Issue 10, p49 

    The article discusses the number of unrecovered U.S. casualties and missing in action (MIA) during the war in Vietnam. It mentions that Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Richard Armitage headed U.S. President Ronald Reagan's delegation in Hanoi to discuss the recovery of 2,553 U.S.MIAs....

  • "Our equivalent of guerrilla warfare": Walt Rostow and the Bombing of North Vietnam, 1961-1968. Milne, David // Journal of Military History;Jan2007, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p169 

    This article examines the contribution that Walt Rostow made to the shaping of U.S. military strategy during the second Indochina War. It links Rostow's work as an economic historian with the advice that he dispensed in the field of strategic bombing. In 1964, Rostow explained to Secretary of...

  • The Week.  // National Review;9/5/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 18, p1058 

    The article presents updates on world politics as of September 1980. In the U.S., presidential candidate Ronald Reagan spoke about his position on the Vietnam War. He stated that the lesson learned by the country from the war is that it must have the means and determination to prevail. In the...

  • THE WEEK.  // National Review;5/14/1990, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p12 

    Offers commentary on political and social developments from around the world during the preceding week. Views on former U.S. President Ronald Reagan; Call for cuts in President George Bush's defense budget; Death of the Reverend David Abernathy; Involvement of the media in the Vietnam War;...

  • President vs. Congress over use of war powers.  // U.S. News & World Report;7/23/84, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p56 

    Just 20 years ago, the seeds for today's running conflict between President Reagan and Congress over the use of U.S. military power--from Central America to Lebanon and the Persian Gulf. It began with one of the century's strangest events: a `phantom battle' in the Gulf of Tonkin that enabled...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics