The War: Rumblings on the Periphery

The war in Viet Nam has already spread in a certain fashion, to at least three other Southeast Asian nations. The Communists have been freely using both Laos and Cambodia as supply depots and sanctuaries for their troops, and in Thailand they have been support ng an insurgency in the Northeast aimed both at harassing the Thais and distracting the U.S., which uses six Thai airbases to launch raids against North Viet Nam.

Recently, allied military pressure has forced the bulk of North Vietnamese troops in the...

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