President Bush: American Democracy and the End of the Cold War

  • John Dumbrell
Part of the American History in Depth book series (AHD)


What people mean, when they say we worry about a Vietnam, is they don’t want to put this nation through a long drawn-out inconclusive experience that had military action that just ended up with a kind of totally unsatisfactory answer…. I will not, as commander-in-chief, ever put somebody into a military situation that we do not win — ever. And there’s not going to be any long drawn-out agony of Vietnam.1


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  1. 1.Keele UniversityUK

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