Political scientists, historians, and diplomatists are concerned with the extent to which historical analogies provide clues and insights of use to policymakers. This essay will endeavor to extract from the experience of the negotiations which ended (in theory) the first Indochina war in 1954, what may be of significance in the current effort to end the second Indochina war in Paris in 1968.
Hopkins, Waring C.
"An Historical Analogy: Geneva 1954 and Paris 1968, A Monograph,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 21
, Article 7.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol21/iss6/7