Why do you think that US underestimated the power of a small country like Vietnam?
CBSE Class 10
CBSE Class 10 Social
2018-03-03 10:28:38 UTC
The war between Vietnam and US grew out of fear among US policy planners that the victory of the Ho Chi Minh government would start a domino effect—communist governments would be established in other countries in the area.
They underestimated the for power of nationalism to move people to action, inspire them to sacrifice for their home and family, live under horrific conditions and fight for independence.
They considered the power of a small country to be too weak to fight the most technologically advanced country in the world.