Rauch, Jonathan
September 2004
National Journal;9/11/2004, Vol. 36 Issue 37, p2710
Compares the Vietnam war in the 1960s and the twentieth-century U.S.-Iraq war from a military point of view. Lessons of the Vietnam war for Iraq; Information on the Vietnam war; Description of Iraq.


Related Articles

  • The Triumph of Just War Theory (and the Dangers of Success). Walzer, Michael // Social Research;Winter2002, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p925 

    The article discusses the author's views on various issues surrounding the just war theory in the U.S. He examines the application of the theory in the Vietnam war, wherein many civilians were killed. He thinks that the war was fought badly, like there were no moral limits to it. He also...

  • Atrocities in War: Dirty Hands and Noncombatants. Hartle, Anthony E. // Social Research;Winter2002, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p963 

    The article focuses on the issue of atrocities by U.S. military personnel in the war against terrorism with reference to the Dirty Hands principle. As a veteran of the Vietnam War, the author learned to function efficiently and professionally as a soldier. Though at that time it did not bother...

  • Viewpoint JERRY SULLIVAN Rebranding Tet.  // Orange County Business Journal;2/14/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p67 

    The article presents the author's views on rebranding Tet Offensive, a military campaign during the Vietnam War in the U.S.

  • Indochina: The Rising Tide of War.  // Time;6/22/1970, Vol. 95 Issue 25, p35 

    The article offers information on the progression of Vietnam war in different regions of Indochina including Laos and Cambodia. It discusses the presence of Vietnamese Communist troops throughout Indochina, and focuses on the widening Communist attacks in Cambodia that kept pressure on three...

  • THE VIETNAM WAR IN RETROSPECT: THE ARMY GENERALS VIEWS. Kinnard, Douglas // Journal of Political & Military Sociology;Spring76, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p17 

    The 173 individuals who held Army general officer command positions in Vietnam during the period 1965-1972 were surveyed in September 1974 about various aspects of that conflict. A striking absence of consensus was apparent in many substantive areas of the survey, most noteworthy with regard to...

  • THE QUAGMIRE CLUB. Powers, William // National Journal;4/5/2003, Vol. 35 Issue 14, p1092 

    Comments on the efforts of the mass media in the U.S. to understand the U.S.-led war on Iraq through the experiences of people who have experienced the tumult caused by the Vietnam War in late 1960s and early 1970s. People who believe that the war on Iraq is similar to the Vietnam War;...

  • Vietnam--A Different Kind of War. Lazur, John W. // Officer Review Magazine;Jan2007, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p14 

    According to the author, there are lessons to be learned from the U.S. involvement in Vietnam War in crafting the nation's policies towards the Iraq war and the war on terrorism. Military men should not be hampered by political infighting and must be given enough leeway in judging how best the...

  • Unconventional Warfare on Unconventional Boats. Connolly, Michael B. // Officer Review Magazine;Jan2009, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p10 

    The article offers information on the significance of military equipment for the defense techniques during the Vietnam war. It mentions that gunfire support, psyops helo and medcap platforms as well as ambush operations became common for river assault craft after mid-1969. It notes that the use...

  • Khesanh -- A Goat Tied to a Stake. Clubb Jr., Oliver E. // New Republic;4/6/68, Vol. 158 Issue 14, p9 

    Analyzes the reason for defending the Khesanh garrison by the U.S. during the Vietnam war. Risk posed by the move to the Khesanh Marines; Transformation of Khesanh into a defensive position to interdict North Vietnamese movements into South Vietnam; Criticism of the American propensity to...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics