What do the South Vietnamese government, the Shah and Ferdinand Marcos have in common? All were allied to the United States; all defied democratic and liberal norms; and all three fell in a blaze, creating problems for the United States. In each case the problem arose in large part because Washington pursued security interests, while the public reacted against humanitarian abuses; and the contradiction led to disaster.What do the South Vietnamese government, the Shah and Ferdinand Marcos have in common?
|Author||:||Daniel Pipes, Adam M. Garfinkle|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave MacMillan - 1991|