By Joo-Hong Nam
The e-book analyses the strategic reason of the yankee defense dedication to South Korea within the mild of the palpable failure of containment approach in Indo-China. in the course of the Seventies the difficulty confronting successive American administrations used to be that, when wishing to keep up their outdated dedication to South Korea, that they had no wish to preside over one other Vietnam. army dedication and political help have been unavoidably disengaged, and the Nixon doctrine served as either the tip and the technique of containment procedure in Asia. The learn identifies the valuable stipulations that experience motivated altering American views on South Korea, and examines many of the basic difficulties of collective safety within the zone. designated within the direct engagement of China, the Soviet Union and the USA, the safety place of South Korea bears at once upon the success of peace and balance all through East Asia.
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America's Commitment to South Korea: The First Decade of the Nixon Doctrine by Joo-Hong Nam