By Joo-Hong Nam
The ebook analyses the strategic reason of the yankee protection dedication to South Korea within the mild of the palpable failure of containment approach in Indo-China. through the Seventies the issue confronting successive American administrations was once that, while wishing to keep up their previous dedication to South Korea, that they had no wish to preside over one other Vietnam. army dedication and political aid have been unavoidably disengaged, and the Nixon doctrine served as either the top and the technique of containment procedure in Asia. The research identifies the relevant stipulations that experience prompted altering American views on South Korea, and examines a number of the normal difficulties of collective safety within the area. distinctive within the direct engagement of China, the Soviet Union and the U.S., the safety place of South Korea bears at once upon the success of peace and balance all through East Asia.
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