Southeast Asia The Alternatives: The Alternatives


In Hawaii this week, on the President's orders, Dean Rusk, Robert McNamara and Maxwell Taylor will sit down once again with top U.S. diplomats and soldiers to discuss the deteriorating situation in Southeast Asia. Lyndon Johnson obviously wants to avoid any drastic action until after the elections, but events may not permit such delay. In the growing debate about what to do, what are the alternatives?


Some prominent U.S. voices are convinced that the military commitment in Viet Nam should never have been taken over by the U.S. from the...

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