What is America didn't really lose the Vietnam War? What if, while the Watergate Scandal was unfolding, Richard Nixon had set forth a series of motions that would ultimately end with America triumphing in Southeast Asia? What if, by complete accident, Nixon had won the Vietnam War? What if it was by complete accident?

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Sources and Further Reading:

America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975 5th Edition by George Herring

Dereliction of Duty: Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies That Led to Vietnam by H. R. McMaster

American Military History and the Evolution of Western Warfare by Doughty, et al

East Asia at the Center by Warren I. Cohen

Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal of American National Security Policy during the Cold War Revised, Expanded Edition by John Lewis Gaddis

Détente and the Nixon Doctrine: American Foreign Policy and the Pursuit of Stability, 1969-1976 by Robert S. Litwak

U.S. Diplomacy Since 1900 by Robert D. Schulzinger

The Big Stick: The Limits of Soft Power and the Necessity of Military Force by Eliot A. Cohen

The Nixon Tapes: 1971–1972 by Douglas Brinkley and Luke Nichter

The Nixon Tapes: 1973 by Douglas Brinkley and Luke Nichter