By Seth Jacobs
Drawing on fresh scholarship and newly to be had fundamental resources, Cold struggle Mandarin explores how Diem turned America's bastion opposed to a communist South Vietnam, and why the Kennedy and Eisenhower administrations stored his regime afloat. ultimately, Jacobs examines the brilliantly equipped public-relations crusade by way of Saigon's Buddhists that persuaded Washington to collude within the overthrow—and assassination—of its longtime best friend.
In this transparent and succinct research, Jacobs information the "Diem experiment," and makes it transparent how America's coverage of "sink or swim with Ngo Dinh Diem" finally drew the rustic into the longest warfare in its history.
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Cold War Mandarin: Ngo Dinh Diem and the Origins of America's War in Vietnam, 1950–1963 (Vietnam: America in the War Years) by Seth Jacobs