President Kennedy's Involvement In Vietnam

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President Kennedy believed in containment and in the Domino Theory, but he did not believe in it to the point of waging unending war against communism in vietnam. Kennedy actively pursued a way to leave Vietnam, and a way of maintaining american influence, through financial support and training. He wanted all american personnel of vietnam. During Kennedy’s term in office, there was no open warfare in Vietnam and the united state’s involvement in the war was limited. Kennedy 's strategy was to bring the Northern vietnamese down through strategic bombing and limited ground attacks. In 1961, President Kennedy sent teams to South Vietnam to assess future American assistance. The report known as the White Paper requested that the united states increased

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