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Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations


A half century after the Gulf of Tonkin resolution catapulted the United States head first into the tragedy of Vietnam, three lessons stand out.


Burns, Nicholas. "Learn, But Don't Overlearn, Vietnam's Lessons." Boston Globe, August 3, 2014.