By Joo-Hong Nam
The ebook analyses the strategic motive of the yankee safety dedication to South Korea within the gentle of the palpable failure of containment technique in Indo-China. throughout the Seventies the issue confronting successive American administrations was once that, when wishing to keep up their outdated dedication to South Korea, that they had no wish to preside over one other Vietnam. army dedication and political aid have been inevitably disengaged, and the Nixon doctrine served as either the top and the technique of containment process in Asia. The learn identifies the imperative stipulations that experience stimulated altering American views on South Korea, and examines a number of the common difficulties of collective protection within the zone. targeted within the direct engagement of China, the Soviet Union and the us, the safety place of South Korea bears at once upon the fulfillment of peace and balance all through East Asia.