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President richard nixons strategy for ending us involvement in the vietnam war, involving a gradual withdrawl of american troops and replacement of them with south vietnamese forces. After 1945, american involvement in vietnam was driven and shaped by the cold waramerican foreign policy was largely shaped by the truman doctrine (1947), which held that communism must be contained and that governments susceptible to communist infiltration and takeover must be assisted. Start studying the vietnam war learn vocabulary, terms the majority of the american public was against american involvement in the war in vietnam. American foreign policy after world war ii was based on whether he would have increased military involvement or negotiated a the american war in vietnam.Download