A study of the historical background of the Vietnam War with assessment of the American experience in Vietnam. Emphasis is on Vietnam as a case study in the American foreign policy/national security process. Attention is given to the “lessons of Vietnam” and its role in assessing contemporary military conflicts. Cross-listed with POL 375. Also qualifies as non- Western major and Non-European/non-Anglophone. Writing Intensive.
GEP, Major, Minor, Elective credit.