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By Eugenie M. Blang

Allies at Odds examines America's Vietnam coverage from 1961 to 1968 in a world context by means of targeting the USA' dating with its eu companions France, West Germany, and nice Britain. the ecu reaction to America's Vietnam coverage offers a framework to evaluate this significant bankruptcy in contemporary American heritage in the wider standpoint of diplomacy. both major, the respective ways to the "Vietnam query" by means of the Europeans and americans demonstrate the continued problem for geographical regions of transcending narrowly outlined state-centered guidelines for a world standpoint pursuant of universal objectives one of the trans-Atlantic allies. Blang explores the failure of France, West Germany, and nice Britain to seriously impact American policy-making.

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