TITLE

IRAQ IS NO VIETNAM. BUT VIETNAM HOLDS LESSONS FOR IRAQ

AUTHOR(S)
Rauch, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
National Journal;9/11/2004, Vol. 36 Issue 37, p2710
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
14587055

 

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