By J. Davidson
Why do Britain, France, and Italy offer or refuse army aid for U.S.-led makes use of of strength? This ebook presents a distinct, multiple-case learn research of transatlantic burden-sharing. Sixty unique interviews with most sensible policymakers and analysts offer perception into allies' judgements in regards to the Kosovo struggle, Afghanistan, and the Iraq warfare.
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The evidence also indicates that the Wilson government valued its alliance relationship with the United States and that this explains why it provided political support. Finally, the British public and opposition did not favor support. It is plausible that this factor affected the outcome but there is no direct evidence that it did. Some evidence supports the claim that Britain’s Vietnam, Lebanon, Persian Gulf, and Somalia ● 35 decision was driven by its role as mediator, so the case provides support for alternative explanation two, but that interpretation has been rebutted by a leading scholar of the case.
42 De Gaulle’s government also did not see communism in Vietnam as a threat to French national interests. First, de Gaulle believed the Vietnamese were nationalists first and foremost. As such, a unified Vietnam governed 36 ● America’s Allies and War by Ho Chi Minh did not equal global communist expansion or a threat to French security. Frederik Lovegall writes that de Gaulle proposed “neutrality” for Vietnam knowing that “[u]ltimately, Hanoi might gain control of all of Vietnam, but it would take time and would in any event not be a big blow to the West.
Secretary of State Rusk would later remark, “[a]ll we needed was one regiment . . S. alliance, why did they choose not to provide a symbolic contribution? -led Vietnam War is because Vietnam was not a threat to British interests. First, the Wilson government did not view communism in Vietnam as a threat because they did not view the communist world as an ever-expanding monolith. In a May 1964 report on Vietnam, Foreign Secretary Patrick Gordon Walker noted: “[O]ur analysis of the situation differs somewhat from the Americans.