July 1, 2014
Stop Comparing Iraq to Vietnam
Heather Marie Stur, The National Interest
Despite the commonalities, it is time to stop comparing Iraq to Vietnam. It is unproductive to view the conflict in Iraq through the lens of the Vietnam War, in which U.S. intervention began more than fifty years ago and ended forty years ago in a very different international context.
TAGGED: Iraq, Iraq War, Vietnam, Vietnam War, Vietnam Syndrome