The Chinese Road in Northwest Laos 1961–73: an American Perspective
Any road in a mountainous jungle region is important as an avenue of transportation and communication, but the road the Chinese built in northwest Laos during the 1960s was never simply that. This artery was particularly laden with strategic and tactical considerations. The diplomacy related to the road could have led to explosive actions, and was always revealing of the players’ motivations.
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