Quote: Originally Posted by Carrera The U.S. could have taken, say, Vietnam at any time. Seriously. The limitations were only set by diplomacy - the risk of war with the Soviets. What utter tosh. The limitations were on man-power and cash. There is absolutely no evidence that public opinion had any sway whatsoever, the US forces bailed out because they were getting swamped by the NVA and the costs were unsustainable.
8/23/06 at 1:48pm