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There can be no such thing as a Communist government, as Communism has no state (or classes or money). The governments referred to here were state capitalist.

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What were the political objectives of Vietnam?

The definition of "war" is the obtaining of a political goal, by other than political means. The physical offspring of that meaning is, "one military force trying to destroy another military force." Which entails the clash of armies, navies, and air forces. Another definition is a conflict carried on by force of arms, as between nations or between parties within a nation; warfare, as by land, sea, or air. :)


Why did the US first support vietminh then the French?

The Americans were fighting the Japanese at the time and the vietminh were also fighting for independance hoping to gain the U.S. as a ally after the war . After WW II the Americans were afraid of the communist influence of the vietminh and decided that backing the French rule was a better decision wich could be adapted to a freely elected pro US form of government .


What was the purpose of the us involvement in the Vietnam war?

For the US, the Vietnam War was an effort to prevent the expansion of communist influence in Southeast Asia, pitting South Vietnam (supported by the US) against the armies and guerrilla forces of North Vietnam (supported mainly by the Soviet Union).---The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, the Vietnam Conflict or the American War, was a Cold War military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from September 26, 1959, to April 30, 1975. Between 1945 and 1954, the Vietnamese waged an anti-colonial war against France and received $2.6 billion in financial support from the United States. The French defeat at the battle of Dien Bien Phu was followed by a peace conference in Geneva, in which Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam received their independence. Vietnam was temporarily divided between an anti-Communist South and a Communist North. In 1956, South Vietnam, with American backing, refused to hold the unification elections. By 1958, Communist-led guerrillas known as the Viet Cong had begun to battle the South Vietnamese government.To support the South's government, the United States sent in 2,000 military advisors, a number that grew to 16,300 in 1963. The military condition deteriorated, and by 1963 South Vietnam had lost the fertile Mekong Delta to the Vietcong.Following a 1964 provocation known as the Tonkin Gulf Incident, the Johnson administration began direct US combat operations in 1965. The US Army drafted many thousands of US men into the service, and US forces countered most of the attacks by the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese over the next 3 years. However, the protracted defensive war and increasing US casualties soon made the war unpopular, and peace talks were begun. Troop withdrawals began under Richard Nixon, and US bombing campaigns led to the Paris Peace Accords in January, 1973. In the absence of massive US support, the North's forces moved south throughout 1974, taking Saigon at the end of April, 1975.


Do Japan and Germany have a military today or were they stripped of their right to have a military after World War 2 and do we have our troops there?

Both countries have modern military technology and large well funded militaries. Both have been involved in military actions all over the world. Since the end of the Cold War, both Japan and Germany have been sending their troops all over the world. Germany has military stationed in many countries, both as German miltary and part of NATO and EUFOR. Japan has troops stationed in a number of countries as well. Japan led a mission to Cambodia in the 1990's as the lead of a UN mission and since the end of the Cold War in particular, both nations have been increasingly militarily and politically active and assertive. Germany as a nation invaded Yugoslavia after Germany recognized Slovenia and Croatia's right to independence, even before the citizens had had a chance to and sent in German miltary troops, that were replaced with European military, then UN, then NATO and then EUFOR troops as section after section of Yugoslavia has been plunged into warfare. What resulted was increasing German and international miltary, political and economic involvement, influence and control in the former Yugoslavia, an increasing pattern being seen with international coordinated miltary actions in other countries whether as part of the UN, NATO, EUFOR, INTERFET, the African Union and other "allied coalitions" such as the "coalition of the willing" invasion of Iraq, of international military actions in other countries that the governments of Japan and Germany have been heavily backing and pushing for. We currently have troops stationed in both countries but not as occupiers but as allies to deter future aggression from other countries. Our commitment in Germany has dropped since the 80's(when I was there). Then we had 7th Army in Europe. I think most of those forces are now in the Middle East and I expect the permanent reassignment of troops from Asia and Europe to the Middle East. Japan and Germany have had matching economic and foreign policies for much of their existence as nations, both formed in 1871 based on the massive influence of their militaries in their governments. The Japanese and German militaries were behind the scene powers behind both the German Kaiser and the Japanese Emperor in their imperial days. This strong military influence and control followed the end of World War One in Germany, when Hitler and the Nazis were backed by and formed by the German military. Hitler was a member of the German military as the German military used the Nazi party, which they created and backed, Hitler as a protegee of the top German general in World War One, Ludendorff and another major German general, Von Hindenberg was in the government from 1925 on and was chancellor of Germany when the Nazis came to power and criminally and illegally passed on the chancellorship to Hitler, putting the Nazis who were a puppet front for the German military in office. The result was soon to see as Germany under the Nazis, planned a full out extermination campaign against the rest of the world. They were partners in this full out extermination campaign against the rest of the world with Japan. In Japan, just as was true in Germany, the Japanese government was completely controlled by the Japanese military and Tojo as the Prime Minister, donned his military uniform as a general in the Japanese military and like Hitler didn't take it off. They were "German and Japanese military personnel" and not German and Japanese civil governmental personnel who were militaristic. The military continued to hold sway and control and influence in the German and Japanese economies Post World War Two. They used their still continued control and influence over Japanese and German national companies and banks to jointly target all the other nations in the world through conjoined trade pushes in timed sectors, wiping out other country's national companies in steel, tools, shipbuilding, autos, pharmaceuticals, optics, machine tools, and most other manufactures and technologies in the world where they hold virtual monopoly control by Japanese and German companies. They also continued to have control of their governments which they used to assure that Japan and Germany would continue to have active miltaries, even though they were supposed to be dismantled after World War Two. Japan and German since World War Two have used other countries as proxies for military actions for them that Japan and German and no one else benefitted from. They immediately created a fabricated "Cold War" with people like Gehlen in the German military feeding the US intelligence that Russia was a threat to the United States while feeding Russians the same threat about the United States. Although the U.S. got nothing out of the Vietnam War nor did Vietnam or it's people, Japan certainly did when Ho Chi Minh invited Japan and just Japan to bring Japanese companies in to invest in and sell to the Vietnamese. A "communist country"? Not really. It certainly didn't benefit Vietnamese companies, however it did a lot for Japan. Germany and Japan have both gained a lot from conflict in Central Asia, Afghanistan and Iraq. Japan is a major investor in Iraq, Germany in Central Asia and Afghan president Karzai just gave Japan first dibs on Afghanistan's substantial mineral rights. They have also increasingly been militarily active, and both have recently gutted their pretense of "peace constitutions" proclaiming that they should be allowed to be offensively involved in military actions in other countries as long as they are "part of a "coalition". At the same time, they have set up other countries for miltary actions in other countries first and foremost their so called "ally" the United States who they are using to eg set up for miltary actions in other countries with Japan and Germany attached as "coalition members". Japan and Germany have both been fairly openly hegemonic towards Europe and Asia, both governments recently sounding like what they did leading up to World War Two, only this time the German government proclaiming that they should join with other nations against the threat of "International Islam" instead of "International Jewry" as they did in World War Two, to set up offensive wars against others, while subversively taking over European countries using the EU to do it. They are also using other international orgs, the UN first and foremost and NATO and the World Bank, IMF and WTO to take over other countries economically, governmentally and miltarily, and yes as a "joint Japanese - German action"


What types of currency were used during the Civil War?

Gold, Silver, coins, IOU's (paper currency). Both the Confederate's and Union used these items. The British were backing the South. The Union was having a difficult time getting backing, due to the British Bankers. President Lincoln came up with "green backs", this is why the back of the five dollar bill until 1994 had a bright green color.

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What two countries were backing with north Korea?

The Soviet Union and Communist China


What military action against cuba had the backing of US?

Bay of Pigs invasion


What advantages did communist forces have?

They had Russia backing them. The Communists back then were all followers of the "Great Communist Revolution" in Russia started by Trotsky and Lennon They had a much larger army and got help from the USSR. -- Nova Net


What is the reasoning behind the us backing south Korea in the war?

The USA didn't want south Korea to fall under a communist war because they were afraid of the domino effect. They didn't want other countries to fall under a communist rule.


What advantage did the communist have over the nationalists in the Chinese civil war?

They had Russia backing them. The Communists back then were all followers of the "Great Communist Revolution" in Russia started by Trotsky and Lennon They had a much larger army and got help from the USSR. -- Nova Net


What plan did Cleopatra come up with that the Romans didn't like?

Her backing of Marc Antony's rulership in the eastern part of the Roman empire pleased the eastern Romans but displeased the western Romans and Octavian Caesar.


How did Tacitus became emperor?

Tiberius was at first least likely to succeed Augustus. Augustus' designated heirs was at first Marcellus, his nephew and his daughter's husband. When he died in 23 BC, Augustus married his daughter Julia to his close friend and right hand, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa. They had 5 children of whom 3 were males. These were Gaius, Lucius and Postumus. Gaius and Lucius, became the designated heirs. Gaius and Lucius died.The death of Gaius in AD 4 initiated a flurry of activity in the household of Augustus. Tiberius was adopted as full son and heir. In turn, Tiberius was required to adopt his nephew, Germanicus, the son of his brother Drusus and Augustus' niece Antonia Minor. Along with his adoption, Tiberius received tribunician power as well as a share of Augustus's maius imperium, something that even Marcus Agrippa may never have had. Thus, when in AD 13, the powers held by Tiberius were made equal, rather than second, to Augustus's own powers, he was for all intents and purposes a co ruler with Augustus, and in the event of the latter's passing, would simply continue to rule without an interrernim or possible upheaval.Augustus died in AD 14, at the age of seventy-six. He was buried with all due ceremony and, as had been arranged beforehand, defied, his will read, and Tiberius confirmed as his sole surviving heir.


Why was the Soviet Union able to invade and control so many Eastern European countries during the Cold War?

They were able to take control of eastern Europe after world war 2 by giving ,the poor countries that lost a lot of money and infrastructure, money and aid with a condition that these countries become communist.


What were the political objectives of Vietnam?

The definition of "war" is the obtaining of a political goal, by other than political means. The physical offspring of that meaning is, "one military force trying to destroy another military force." Which entails the clash of armies, navies, and air forces. Another definition is a conflict carried on by force of arms, as between nations or between parties within a nation; warfare, as by land, sea, or air. :)


Was Afghanistan communist?

Afghanistan was for a while ruled by a Communist Government when the Communist People's Democratic Party seized power in 1978 during the Saur Revolution. Almost immediately, the Communist take-over resulted in civil war. Without Russia's military intervention and backing until 1989, the Communists would haved been chased out of power by their fellow-Afghans in a matter of little over a year.The USA enthusiastically supported the rebels with billions in military aid, weapons which later were used to fight the USA itself after it invaded Afghanistan in the wake of 9/11.Basically, Afghanistan is and was nothing else but a fiercely independent country with loyalties to only fellow tribal and clan members and elders, an orthodox and sometimes fundamentalist Muslim faith and values that 'enlightened' Westerners often think Medieval, but that most Afghans - certainly in the rural areas - are happy to live with


What led to the failures in Vietnam?

In 1956, South Vietnam, with American backing, refused to hold the unification elections. By 1958, Communist-led guerrillas known as the Viet Cong had begun to battle the South Vietnamese government. By; Kenya Z. T. In 1956, South Vietnam, with American backing, refused to hold the unification elections. By 1958, Communist-led guerrillas known as the Viet Cong had begun to battle the South Vietnamese government. By; Kenya Z. T.


Who were the whites?

If you are referring to the white Russians in the Russian civil war, the white Russians were the non-communist party in the war. They were supported by the allies of World War One, but they did not receive adequate backing, and lost the civil war.