Why It's Time to Stop Blaming William Westmoreland for Our Failure in Vietnam
"'History does not repeat itself,' Mark Twain once quipped, 'but it does rhyme.' Listening to how Americans have discussed their recent military endeavors in Iraq and Afghanistan, a similar cadence already is emerging in relation to the United States’ lost war in Vietnam. Even as our nation continues sending soldiers to Afghanistan for nine-month long deployments, scholars and defense analysts have begun enumerating the reasons why we failed there despite a decade’s worth of effort."
Daddis, Gregory A., “Why It's Time to Stop Blaming William Westmoreland for Our Failure in Vietnam,” History News Network (May 2014), http://hnn.us/article/155520.
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