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The US failed to save the South from Communism due to many interconnected reasons America did not have the ordinary Vietnamese on their side and like the French and Japanese before they were seen as foreign occupiers Furthermore America faced much controversy over the war within its own borders and therefore was fighting a war unpopular to its own people and the people which they tried to save Militarily the US failed to stop guerrilla warfare and committed many atrocities against the Vietnamese people Ho Chi Minh the leader of the North Vietnamese on the other hand was a person supported by a lot of the Vietnamese including many in the South because he gave the people what they wanted which were to rid the country of foreign occupiers once an for all and to give the normal person land The biggest plausible reason the USs failure to save communism was because the people were not on their side Day after day more and more Vietnamese joined the North and America was gradually left on its own This was because America supported the Diem regime in South Vietnam a catholic repressive government system and a puppet state to America For example the Diem regime refused to allow other religious practice other than Catholism It seemed very obvious why America failed to gain the support of the people when they were allies with the government of Diem Nowadays in Iraq though not as big of a war as in Vietnam a similar situation has occurred where the majority of the Iraqi people are against American occupation mainly because of cultural reasons such as religion race lifestyle etc America could and probably would have had a much better chance of winning the Vietnam War if they had the support of the populous Since 1887 Vietnam was occupied by the French the Japanese and finally the Americans The Vietnamese people were tired of being ruled by
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