ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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SAIGON-Report from the Battlefront

Report from the Battlefront Harish Chandola IT will be naive to believe that the mining of North Vietnamese ports and the frenzied bombing of its road and rail links with China will turn the tide of the war in South Vietnam. Even if these acts are performed to perfection and succeed in stopping the How of military equipment to Vietnam (which really is an absolutely impossible task), how long will it take the stoppage of fresh supplies to affect the war? The US stopped bombing North Vietnam four years ago and it is common knowledge that during those four years military equipment has freely been flowing in. So even if the US manages to cut off fresh supplies, the stock of four years is already in the pipeline for the liberation struggle and it will be a long time before this is exhausted.

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