Lbj’s wars

LBJ Wars The Vietnam War affected America in many ways. How many of those ways can you The war affected Americans physically, psychologically, mentally and emotionally. Most of the soldiers suffer from Post-traumatic Stress Disorder as a result of the war. The failure of the Americans has a psychological effect on the nation. The soldiers were killed, wounded, and others captured (Johnson 10). The soldiers and their families have psychological traumas to date.
Is there a direct connection between the Truman Doctrine and LBJs Vietnam dilemma?
The Vietnamese were facing democratic threat to be a communist nation instead of a democratic nation. The Truman Doctrine had to apply for the US Troops go to South Vietnam. The war was not a success thus the dilemma why US Troops had to go to Vietnam. Truman Doctrine was an attempt to go save the Middle East and Asian countries (Herring and Redford 124)
Was the Vietnam War a ” necessary war”? Why or why not?
It was necessary because of the conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union regarding who was the superpower. It was like a world war where the future governance of the international system was the one at stake (Herring and Redford 130). The great nations that were opposing the United States and their allies were like the German Nazis during the world war.
Works Cited
Johnson, S. M. Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy with Trauma Survivors: Strengthening Attachment Bonds. New York: The Guilford Press. 2005. Print.
Herring, G. C. and Redford, E. S. LBJ and Vietnam: A Different Kind of War. Texas: University of Texas Press. 2010. Print.
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