By J. Davidson
Why do Britain, France, and Italy offer or refuse army help for U.S.-led makes use of of strength? This publication presents a special, multiple-case examine research of transatlantic burden-sharing. Sixty unique interviews with best policymakers and analysts supply perception into allies' judgements concerning the Kosovo battle, Afghanistan, and the Iraq conflict.
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S. alliance, why did they choose not to provide a symbolic contribution? -led Vietnam War is because Vietnam was not a threat to British interests. First, the Wilson government did not view communism in Vietnam as a threat because they did not view the communist world as an ever-expanding monolith. In a May 1964 report on Vietnam, Foreign Secretary Patrick Gordon Walker noted: “[O]ur analysis of the situation differs somewhat from the Americans. ”18 Second, the British government did not believe that the United States could succeed in attaining a military solution to the problem.
Position in Vietnam, I have seen no evidence that it considered providing a military contribution. Italy emerged from World War II with an image of itself as a force for peace, working to make the world a better place through the United Nations. ”79 In September 1965, Fanfani was elected President of the UN General Assembly, thus cementing the peace identity logic. While Italy’s peace image and the lack of a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution endorsing intervention in Vietnam may have contributed to the Moro government’s policy, it does not seem like this factor was the principle one.
The allies responded more favorably to American requests to contribute to the Persian Gulf War—Britain, France, and Italy all contributed, though the size of the contribution varied. From 1964 through 1992 the United States led four significant military efforts abroad in which it asked its allies to contribute their forces. The nature of those operations and their goals varied. In the 1960s, the United States sought to defend the government of South Vietnam against the Vietcong and North Vietnamese government.