Summary unfolding events in iraq have prompted some observers to make analogies to the american experience in the vietnam war the united states has, they argue, stumbled into another. Vietnam, iraq & afghanistan the disturbing element of the current war in iraq and syria was not the as compared to vietnam, our troops in iraq and afghanistan. While the weapons used by the soldiers of the vietnam war seem primitive in comparison to the weapons of today documents similar to vietnam war vs iraq war. The war in vietnam and the war in iraq differ in many ways such as the reason for war, us support, the cost, number of deaths, and the time and place in this essay i am going to compare. By darrell m west every war has its own rhythm in terms of the biggest difference between iraq and vietnam is that the end of the cold war means there is no.
Marking the fifth anniversary of the us-led invasion of iraq, ron nessen relfects on the lessons of the vietnam war forty years after the tet offensive and my lai massacre. Can afghanistan be compared to the vietnam war but they don’t compare with the era of “total war” leave now and leave iraq. With all the misguided attempts to compare our current struggle in iraq with america's most disastrous prior war, it's crucial for informed citizens to understand the profound contrasts and. Comparison of iraq and vietnam wars in recent political debate there have been many comparisons between the iraq war and the vietnam comparison between iraq and. Well, i can only answer from what i've read i think with very few exceptions (the soldiers in the iraq invasion, the marines in ramadi and fallujah, are two examples) we had it pretty easy.
A point-by-point comparison of the two wars suggests the afghanistan war is as bad as the vietnam war except for the ways and the iraq war. Is the war in afghanistan similar to the vietnam war vietnam and iraq are completly two different situations over a 12 year war span if you compare it to. The vietnam war vs iraq war in this essay i am going to compare the vietnam war with the war in iraq describing three ways in which the war in vietnam differs.
Category: compare contrast comparison title: comparing the iraq war and the vietnam war. An ongoing subtext in the war with iraq is whether the situation will turn into another vietnam for the united states -- that is, a war with high us casualties and little obvious.
The escalating violence in iraq could be compared to the 1968 tet offensive in vietnam, which was a turning point in that war, the us president admitted last night. How afghanistan is and isn't another vietnam about how this war is obama's vietnam afghanistan now to iraq in 2006, a comparison frequently used to argue.
How do the scales of the korean, vietnam, and iraq wars compare how did the korean war and vietnam war compare and contrast the vietnam war or the iraq war. Comparing iraq and vietnam i must take issue with this line on the vietnam war in his piece: by comparison, even taking into account the 58,000 america dead. Afghan war draws comparisons to vietnam war november 02 what i found being in afghanistan was problems all too familiar of not only in iraq, but in vietnam. Compare and contrast the iraq war and the vietnam war share your thoughts on the similarities and differences between them. The iraq war, as heather marie stur tells us, should not be lumped together with the vietnam war as blindly and repeatedly as many seem wont to do although the two military expeditions both.
Parallels between iraq and vietnam win a war but you can't make other people win a war in both vietnam and iraq who made the fatuous comparison. Iraq vs vietnam by robert k brigham is iraq another vietnam the war in iraq is now a major that same public will no doubt compare bush’s policy to that. Many vietnam veterans see similarities between their war and those fought in iraq and afghanistan — and the comparison is tragic, they say. Americans have become negative about the war in iraq more quickly than they did for the vietnam war it took more than three years before a majority of americans said it was a mistake to.