Indochina: An Arena of Conflict

  • John Addis
Part of the RUSI Defence Studies book series (RUSIDS)


My subject is Indochina — an arena of conflict. It is a large subject and in an attempt to make it more manageable, I am going to consider conflict in the sense of competing national interests. Over the past thirty years or so, the interests of France, the United States, China and the Soviet Union have met and conflicted with each other in the peninsula of Indochina, and all have conflicted with the aspirations of the Vietnamese Communists.


Effective Shield American Policy Guerrilla Warfare Armed Struggle Military Support 
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© Royal United Services Institute 1986

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