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"United States Policy in Vietnam," by Robert S
The book focuses on the US foreign policy in the Middle East because of the importance of this region to the material interests of the US and the dominant hegemonic class.
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Many people suffered due to these beliefs and policies and that the Vietnam War is now considered as one of the most distressing moments in the 20th Century.
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The main motivators for the United States’ incremental decision to intervene and commitment in Vietnam can be viewed as an accumulation of socio-political, political and economic catalysts.
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In recognition that there were many other factors that may have contributed to the U.S’s involvement in the conflict in Vietnam, this essay will largely focus on these three factors....
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The multiple starting dates for the war complicate efforts to describe the causes ofU.S. entry. The United States became involved in the war for a number of reasons, andthese evolved and shifted over time. Primarily, every American president regarded theenemy in Vietnam--the Vietminh; its 1960s successor, the National Liberation Front (NLF);and the government of North Vietnam, led by *Ho Chi Minh--as agents of global communism.U.S. policymakers, and most Americans, regarded communism as the antithesis of all theyheld dear. Communists scorned democracy, violated human rights, pursued militaryaggression, and created closed state economies that barely traded with capitalistcountries. Americans compared communism to a contagious disease. If it took hold in onenation, U.S. policymakers expected contiguous nations to fall to communism, too, as ifnations were dominoes lined up on end. In 1949, when the Communist Party came to power inChina, Washington feared that Vietnam would become the next Asian domino. That was onereason for Truman's 1950 decision to give aid to the French who were fighting theVietminh,