Lessons from History (1)

"We must inform these people [The South Vietnamese] of what is happening and how important it is to them to get on our side. Then they will want to choose victory".

President Eisenhower

"Inherent contradictions between stated US war aims and actual goals, between necessary means and desired ends. Between domestic, political and economic realities and the international posture and ambitions of the United States".

Robert Taber - The War of the Flea

"The enemy advances, we retreat; the enemy camps, we harass; the enemy tires, we attack; the enemy retreats, we pursue".

Selected military writings of Mao Tse-tung


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