Vietnam Case Study

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I agree that the war no long is important in terms of a war standpoint. There are currently United States citizens who are working and visiting Vietnam. This shows that the relationships between Vietnam residents and United States residents has grown in the last forty years, since the United States removed troops from Vietnam soil. There are many countries that United States citizens are told to not visit, due to bodily harm that may occur to them if they visit. If citizens of the United States choose to turn down the governments warming, they’re told that whatever occurs when you visit, the government will not pay any ransoms or negotiate with kidnappers. However, this is not the case for American citizens. We can live there and visit the…show more content…
It’s a liberated nation that has able leaders, who can choose laws for their own citizens. In 1945, the leader of this country decided to inform other global leaders that, “Vietnam has the right to be a free and independent country” (Halsall 3). I believe this is an important approach for their self-governing approach, as it notified the other leaders, that this country is able and willing to make their own choices. Another point being made from this declaration is that Vietnam don’t need any help or guidance from other countries in important matters. It also separates themselves from other countries that can have assumed that they need their guidance. Declaring independence for a nation is huge, and it’s something that should be respected. The decisions the nation decides to make should also be viewed as stand-alone opinions. However, there are times when a nation implements regulations that aren’t humane. These types of circumstances are when other counties, such as United States, has to decide if they’re going to intervene. This is why the war was started, it was the, “enforced inhuman laws” that were imposed on the residents of Vietnam (Halsall 3). Communism is viewed very negatively in America, and sometimes referred to as inhuman. Therefore, when our allies were being pressured into a change of government. The United States government felt as if they needed to…show more content…
The United States of American has bigger current events to take care of, rather than a country that were currently on good terms with. Americans have terrorists, political presidential elections, and social issues to name a few that are currently demanding the citizen’s attention for a change. Therefore, it’s not so much that we “get over it,” but rather we store these events in our minds and move on to immediate issues. We have bigger fish to fry and this issue isn’t threatening our citizen’s safety or national security. The American government even has to worry about citizens helping other countries, therefore, we now have federal laws against these sort of actions. The U.S. Neutrality Act is the law that makes attempts to illegal (Thompson 45). Therefore, it does get moved onto the back burner, and although we have had bad blood with this country, it has changed. We’ve found a way to become at peace with each other. The United States isn’t a communist country, but that doesn’t mean that tolerance isn’t possible. We have to be accepting of their beliefs if we want them to be accepting of our beliefs. Accepting doesn’t mean you approve of someone’s actions, it means that acknowledge and respect their ways of
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