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He was a Communist, but he was a Communist because he was a nationalist. They were only partly successful.
But he stayed around long enough to see the shape that the postwar era would take. In the Philippines, Lansdale could choose the politician he wanted to work with; in Vietnam, he had to play the card he was dealt.
When it became fashionable several decades ago for historians to focus on niche topics, proponents argued that this research would shed new light on big historical questions. Teachers can also ask students to discuss the effectiveness of this address.
Langguth, assumed that the artlessness and the harmonica playing were an act, that Lansdale was a deeply canny operative who hid his real nature from everyone.
The United States engaged in a number of high-handed and extralegal interventions in the affairs of other nations during the Cold War, but nothing damaged our reputation like Vietnam.
George C. By then, French forces had begun returning to Vietnam.
The more we look at American decision-making in Vietnam, the less sense it makes. They need to sell the benefits of the regime they are fighting for, and to do so by demonstrating, concretely, their commitment to the lives of the people.
Historians still debate what Kennedy would have done regarding Vietnam had he lived beyond November He highlighted nefarious aspects of Vietnamese Communism that orthodox historians had missed or ignored, and concluded that Vietnamese nationalists like Ngo Dinh Diem offered a viable alternative to Communism.