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A Golden Anniversary of Bad Decisions

Posted on March 24, 2015 by Dr. Earl Tilford

03.24 Vietnam

“A Great nation cannot wage a little war.” –Duke of Wellington to Parliament, 1838 In September 1964, shortly after Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution authorizing President Lyndon Johnson to conduct military operations against North Vietnam, the administration tasked the departments of defense and state for military options. The recent stalemate in Korea warned […]

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