North Vietnam received massive support and was conspicuously involved with USSR dealings and which was also offering it support in regaining the control of the whole of Vietnam. US therefore entered into South Vietnam in…
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This therefore became a fully-fledged war and escalated drastically requiring the US to either withdraw or put more effort into the war and the effort was tripled. The US therefore entered Vietnam to fight USSR (Wiest 56).
The taking over of the whole of Vietnam by the Northern Vietnamese would mean that the whole nation would fall under the communists rule. USA was heavily opposed to communism and hence would not stand aside and watch the South Vietnamese also drawn into this type of economic rule. US therefore fought so vehemently in order to prevent the whole of Vietnam falling under the communism system which they saw as oppressive of the hard working people while giving free pass of survival to others (Weatherbee 176). They therefore engaged the part of Vietnam that had yet to fall under communism and this was South Vietnam. They trained their soldiers and later fully joined them in fighting the North Vietnamese soldiers to prevent takeover.
USA wanted to support France in still regaining control of Vietnam and expanding its reign to the northern part of Vietnam. It had already captured the South and the only difficult location was the North. Since France was anti-communist similar to USA, its support would mean a complete end to communism in the region and it would be a win for US (Peake 73). All this support was however only a façade as US wanted to outdo USSR and show its military superiority to enforce its superiority among the two superpower nations. The fall or capturing of North Vietnam and the end of communism in that area would mean a fall in part of USSR and communism in general which was what US wanted from the beginning.
The above mentioned reasons were the reasons in the 1950s but they later changed with change of administration. As the war in Vietnam continued, the North Vietnamese’s war strategy started leading to the defeat of the US and the South Vietnamese military forces.
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Initially, the considerable differences regarding political and bureaucratic cultures of U.S. and Ukraine were largely responsible for delay in the establishment of cordial relationships between the two countries. However, most of these obstacles still hinder the development of complete political and economic relationships between the United States and Ukraine.
U.S. Involvement in Vietnam War
Herring focuses on the American side of the war, but still gives a comprehensive outlook of Vietnam. He portrays the main reason of America’s involvement in Vietnam to be anticommunist tendencies. America’s cold war policy was the main cause of progressive and escalated involvement in Vietnam.
The Vietnam War (1954–1975) originated in the nationalist struggle against French colonialism. This independence movement was led by Ho Chi Minh, who formed the Vietnam Revolutionary League (Vietminh). In 1940, with France’s surrender to the Axis Powers in World War II, Japan occupied Vietnam.
Reasons for United States involvement in Vietnam War will be discussed in the paper. Reasons for United States Involvement in Vietnam War One of the main reasons of United States involvement in the Vietnam War was that it wanted to curb the spread of communism in the region.
Some of the cases cited include the Gulf War, the Iraqi invasion, the Palestinian conflict, the Afghanistan war, and other major historical occurrences that have highlighted the nature of conflict, challenges, tensions, and opportunities in the relationship between the US and the Middle East.
As a result of this agreement, the trade regime of Vietnam entirely changed as this included provisions on goods and services, enforcement of intellectual rights and therefore, it allowed Vietnam to be given an entry into the World Trade Organization. Vietnam was given unconditional normal trade relations with the united states after an agreement with the then President of the USA; President Bush.
Great amounts of money are spent on military actions which accrue a debt that must be paid over time, sometimes over many generations. The National Debt rises which acts a as drain on the economy and takes away monies
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