The Impact of Insurgency Efforts During the Vietnam War 3 External Sponsors of Insurgency Movements 6 Conclusion 10
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Introduction Among the many lessons to be learned from the Vietnam War is that counterinsurgency efforts must be stopped, but it is growing increasingly difficult to do so. Fanatical individuals who are deeply devoted to their cause often head insurgent movements. Unless an equally fanatical force on the other side exists, the necessary division of labor between external sponsors and clients states in the prosecution of counterinsurgency simply cannot be met. The issue of insurgency is not unique to the United ...