Episode 20: Indochina Wars
David Stone, Kristin Mulready-Stone
In this episode, Jon O'Gorman hosts David Stone and Kristin Mulready-Stone in talking about the Vietnamese Wars against the French, Americans and Chinese respectively. We look at the conflicts from a Red Team perspective and start by talking about French problems of colonial aims in Indochina. We look at Ho Chi Mihn and his perspective, nationalist vs. communist learnings, and internal communist disagreements in North Vietnam. We move to looking at the second Indochina War and American involvement. We talk about how the Sino-Soviet split complicates relations and support to Vietnam and how regional and domestic concerns loom over the myth of the world communist brotherhood. Lastly, we talk about why China decides to invade Vietnam, how it goes and what it may means the future and Taiwan.
war, strategy, Vietnamese Wars against the French, Americans Chinese Indochina, Ho Chi Mihn, nationalist, Communist, North Vietnam, Indochina War, Sino Soviet Split, Vietnam, China, Taiwan
O'Gorman, Jon, "Episode 20: Indochina Wars" (2023). Profiles in Strategy. 20.