American Policies In Vietnam Essay by The Research Group

American Policies In Vietnam
This paper explains how American policy failed in Vietnam.
# 73607 | 1,808 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2004 | US

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The paper contends that American policy failed to prevent a communist takeover in South Vietnam. The paper explains that American military strategy was flawed due to its overemphasis on search and destroy missions and its neglect of counterinsurgency or pacification in South Vietnam.

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"This research paper examines the policies and strategies pursued by the United States during the Vietnam War, the reasons why they failed and possible alternatives. Directly or indirectly, the United States was militarily involved in Vietnam for roughly a quarter century. American policy was to contain worldwide communist expansion and in particular to prevent a communist takeover of South Vietnam by communist North Vietnam and Vietcong in the South."

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