‘Eden’s friendly gesture to Attlee also constituted, for good or ill, the final blow to the chances of an international anti-Communist intervention in Indochina.’—DAVID CARLTON1
Before considering, in the Epilogue, the principal consequences of the 1954 Geneva Settlement and the repercussions of British diplomatic involvement, it may be useful to hack away some of the undergrowth. Strange legends have since encrusted the events surrounding the Conference, the motives of those concerned and the results.
KeywordsLabour Party Conspiracy Theory Negotiate Settlement Fundamental Soundness Final Blow
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