The USA and Containment in Asia
Case study 1: Korea
Case study 2: Japan
Was containment a success in Japan?
Case study 3: Taiwan
Was containment a success in Taiwan?
Case study 4: An in-depth study of the USA and containment in Vietnam
How did the United States become involved?
How did President Kennedy widen the conflict?
Why did President Johnson continue the Vietnam War? Was it Johnson's war?
The Great Society and the 'credibility gap'
The Tet Offensive
Did President Nixon achieve 'peace with honour'?
The Paris Peace Talks
Was Vietnam a failure of the American policy of containment? Historians' views
Conclusions on the U.S. policy of containment in Asia