The American Role and World

  • Lionel Gelber


The Korean War was fought in the name of the United Nations and the chief allies of the United States sent token forces. When the United States intervened at the side of South Vietnam some were dispatched again by countries with regional interests but others refrained. Such abstention by her allies in the West irked official Washington. It had, though, no adverse fallout among the American people as a whole. Soul-searching over what the United States was doing in Southeast Asia had become too intense.


United States World Order American Intervention Free World Global Balance 
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© Lionel Gelber 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lionel Gelber
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  1. 1.LondonUK

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