TITLE

The Vietnam comparison

AUTHOR(S)
Goddard, Ben
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Hill;9/13/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 105, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on a comparison between the Iraqi war in 2003 and the Vietnam war from 1961 to 1975. He notes that their resemblance is too simplistic, but is raised further by U.S. President George W. Bush's strategic plans for Iraq. He likewise compares Bush to former U.S. President Lyndon Johnson who sought his generals' help to justify strategic choices. Meanwhile, he believes that Bush will leave a terrible image in the history of his presidency.
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