Superpowers Defeated: Vietnam and Afghanistan Compared

Front Cover
Taylor & Francis, 1999 - History - 261 pages
During the Cold War, military conflicts in Vietnam and Afghanistan validated the importanct of war in global power dynamics. But military intervention proved not to be politically sustainable for the USA and the USSR. This study investigates the parallels and differences in the two conflicts.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Maps of Afghanistan and Vietnam xxivv
1
The Origins of Superpower Intervention 194055
46
The United States
94
The United States in Vietnam 196573
155
The Impact of War Loss at Home
202
Bibliography
242
Index
251
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information