Foreign Relations: Four Choices in Viet Nam

President Johnson may soon have to face up to the most critical decision of his Administration so far. U.S.-backed forces are not winning the war in South Viet Nam, and something should be done about it. There seem to be four choices, all, in varying degrees, painful: > Withdraw under some sort of agreement to "neutralize" the country. Secretary of State Dean Rusk has described this as "a formula for surrender." But since Charles de Gaulle proposed "a possible neutrality agreement relating to the Southeast Asian States," others have begun to...

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