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Africa, the American Intelligentsia, and the Shadow of Vietnam
Martin Staniland examines the effects of the Vietnam War upon American attitudes toward crises in Africa. He argues that Vietnam created a belief in the inevitability of guerrilla victories everywhere and that there is a need to be more sensitive to the impact of analogies on debate about foreign policy.

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