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There could be all sorts of reasons for a country to go to war The US intervened in the Korean was and the Vietnam War I think the most important reason they did that is the domino theory The domino theory means if one falls all falls Militarily South-East Asia is a very important place It is the perfect place to make a navy and air force base to seize the whole pacific The US already had Pearl Harbor they couldnt afford to let a communist country or maybe even their allies have South-East Asia That would make them lose control of the pacific Because of these reasons in the 40s the Japanese empire once invaded Vietnam and that led to the pacific war between Japan and USA Vietnam alone isnt that a big deal but the US thought if Vietnam falls into communist hands then Laos Cambodia Thailand Malaysia Indonesia etc fill fall like a domino The US was determined to prevent this their position and power over the pacific was too important to be jeopardized in any kind of way If they lose control over pacific that could bring wars right into American soil They had to stop the first domino falling In 1954 the US wanted to keep Vietnam under French control they financed 80of French war effort in Vietnam When the French withdrew their forces in Vietnam US government support the South-Vietnam directly which was a capitalist country Politically under the Geneva Agreements 1854 a ceasefire was declared Laos and Cambodia became independent states Vietnam was to be temporarily divided at the 17th parallel until national elections could be held within two years and France would withdraw its forces from the region The North of Vietnam was to be under the control of the Vietminh The US government was very unsatisfied about this They had failed to contain communism once again It was just like Korea in 1950 One country divided
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