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Before the quagmire : American intervention in Laos, 1954-1961

Author: William J Rust
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines the formulation and execution of U.S. foreign policy in Laos from 1954, when the Geneva Accords ended the First Indochina War, until January 1961, when John F. Kennedy became president. A key initial misstep on the U.S. road to war in Southeast Asia, the American experience in Laos during the Eisenhower administration is a case study in transforming a small foreign policy problem into a large one.
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William J Rust
ISBN: 9780813136844 0813136849 9780813135786 0813135788
OCLC Number: 1124350749
Description: 1 online resource (x, 323 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Responsibility: William J. Rust.

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This study examines the formulation and execution of U.S. foreign policy in Laos from 1954, when the Geneva Accords ended the First Indochina War, until January 1961, when John F. Kennedy became president. A key initial misstep on the U.S. road to war in Southeast Asia, the American experience in Laos during the Eisenhower administration is a case study in transforming a small foreign policy problem into a large one.

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