Thursday, June 20, 2013

Fact of the Day: War of Deception

While the Vietnam War was already in effect, a conflict known as the Gulf of Tonkin incident was so grossly exaggerated that Congress granted President Lyndon Johnson the authority to assist any South Eastern Asian nation that was considered under the threat of Communist attacks. With that the war against North Vietnam escalated. 

13 comments:

  1. All wars are horrible and cause of disapointment of the human ability to solve a problem without violence whatever the cause .Kisses and nice day, Adam:)

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  2. *Sigh*

    ALOHA from Honolulu
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  3. reminds me of our history lesson...

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  4. well that south eastern asian countries includes us

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  5. Always some wheeling and dealings

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  6. Lying to get us into a war....past is prologue I suppose.

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  7. Was ANY war not started with some form of deception?

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  8. i'm glad because world war is ended.
    by the way, thanks for your comment over my blog, i'm not too young to be a mom, hehe! I'm already 32 yrs. old! :)

    It’s a GIRL Thing

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