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Conflict in Laos

Arthur John Dommen

Conflict in Laos

the politics of neutralization.

by Arthur John Dommen

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Published by Pall Mall Press in London .
Written in English


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Pagination338p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages338
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Open LibraryOL17842127M


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*Conflict in Laos: The Politics of Neutralization* is a narrative that seems to include all of his dispatches from that time period, haphazardly organized and poorly edited. Nevertheless it contains a wealth of information on the Laotian civil war, and it came in mighty handy when I was doing a research project in graduate school.3/5.

Conflict in Laos;: The politics of neutralization Hardcover – January 1, by Arthur J Dommen (Author)Author: Arthur J Dommen. The book shows that the Conflict in Laos book resolution systems of Laos are embedded in the fabric of ordinary, everyday life, and operate independently of the hierarchical structures that Author: Stephanie Phetsamay Stobbe.

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"Rust's sequel to Before the Quagmire: American Intervention in Laos, is another excellent book that propels him into the first rank of scholars of the sparsely covered Laos theater in the Southeast Asian conflict.

Drawing on meticulous archival research, the author details the diplomatic, intelligence, and military activities that led to the Geneva Accords, the breakdown of the /5(2).

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures is a book by Anne Fadiman that chronicles the struggles of a Hmong refugee family from Houaysouy, Sainyabuli Province, Laos, the Lees, and their interactions with the health care system in Merced, : Anne Fadiman.

The Laos Crisis, – The first foreign policy crisis faced by President-elect John F. Kennedy was not centered in Berlin, nor in Conflict in Laos book, nor in the islands off the Chinese mainland, nor in Vietnam, nor in any of the better-known hot spots of the Cold War, but in landlocked, poverty stricken Laos.

Good fiction set in Laos to read while there. There are not that many books set in Laos. Actually I don't know any pure fiction at all Conflict in Laos book that criteria.

The only books set in Laos at all that I have read are "Another Quiet American" a story about a young American man working in Laos and his travels there in fairly recent time.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dommen, Arthur J. Conflict in Laos. New York, Praeger [] (OCoLC) Online version: Dommen, Arthur J. Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title Conflict in Laos, the politics of neutralization Author Dommen, Arthur J Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher Frederick A.

Praeger, Publishers Place of Publication New York Date published Keywords Journalism Propaganda Diplomatic history. But those with an interest in the Vietnam War and the related conflicts in Laos and Cambodia will be riveted by this detailed and accessible book.

Roger Warner’s Shooting at the Moon tells of a small guerrilla resistance made up of the Hmong hill tribe and used by the US government to fight the communist group Pathet Lao.

A new book by Joshua Kurlantzick examines how the U.S. involvement in Laos in the s and s transformed the CIA from an intelligence-gathering organization into a war-fighting one. Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding in Laos book. DOI link for Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding in Laos.

Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding in Laos book. Perspective for Today's World. By Stephanie Phetsamay Stobbe. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Author: Stephanie Phetsamay Stobbe. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stanton, Thomas H., Conflict in Laos. New York: Southeast Asia Development Advisory Group, Asia Society, A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA.

By Joshua Kurlantzick. Simon & Schuster, pages; $ THE bombing of Laos in the s and early s always used. Parnassus Book Service (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title CONFLICT IN LAOS. The politics of neutralization. Author Dommen, Arthur J Format/binding Hard cover Book condition Used - Very Good Jacket condition Good Quantity available 1 Edition 2nd Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher NY: Frederick A.

Praeger. Date published () Keywords. Conflict in Indo-China: A Reader On the Widening War In Laos and Cambodia [Marvin & Susan Gettleman, Lawrence & Carol Kaplan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Conflict in Indo-China: A Reader On the Widening War In Laos and CambodiaCited by: 2.

The U.S. bombing of Laos () was part of a clandestine attempt by the CIA to wrest power from the Pathet Lao, a communist group allied Author: Jessica Pearce Rotondi. Book Description. Using the case study of Laos, a small landlocked country in Southeast Asia that has seen some of the world’s most brutal forms of poverty and violence, this book examines the power of traditional and indigenous conflict resolution systems as a tool for social justice.

Running alongside the Vietnam war, the conflict in Laos, which lasted from towas nominally a civil war fought between communist forces Author: Kit Gillet. Lao Hmong insurgency. The conflict stems from three events prior to Laos independence: a failed coup attempt by the "Red" Prince Souphanouvong, Hmong aiding the French in Xieng Khoung against Lao and Vietnamese forces, and the French giving Hmong rights in Laos as equal to the Lao.

[citation needed]Location: Hmong: Central and Northern. The secret war in Laos, or the Laos Civil War to many who lived through it, set a precedent for a more militarized CIA with the power to engage in covert conflicts around the : Jessica Pearce Rotondi.

The Laos war was really the first conflict in which the CIA (along with the US ambassador in Laos) was given such a control of a conflict – arming local forces, advising them, coordinating bombing efforts, even doing some actual fighting by CIA operatives.

CIA activities in Laos started in the s. InU.S. Special Operations Forces (Military and CIA) began to train some Laotian soldiers in unconventional warfare techniques as early as the fall of under the code name "Erawan".

Under this code name, General Vang Pao, who served the royal Lao family, recruited and trained his Hmong soldiers. The Hmong were targeted as allies after. The Laotian Civil War (–) was a civil war in Laos fought between the Communist Pathet Lao (including many North Vietnamese of Lao ancestry) and the Royal Lao Government from 23 May to 2 December It is associated with the Cambodian Civil War and the Vietnam War, with both sides receiving heavy external support in a proxy war between the global Cold War on: Kingdom of Laos.

- Vientiane ceasefire agreement divides Laos between the communists and the royalists. Communist take-over. - The Pathet Lao - renamed the Lao People's Front.

Meanwhile, CIA in Laos, –74 Postwar Reflections Part II: Annotated Selections Indochina – In Support of a Colonial Power, –54 The Republic of Vietnam, Insurgency and Nation-Building, –65 The War “Goes Big,” –75 As the Big War Rages, CIA Works at the Insurgency/Hamlet Level Meanwhile, CIA in Laos, –74 Postwar.

The Secret War in Laos is another major front in the North-South Vietnamese conflict. The NVA, in order to weaken the military position in South Vietnam, had established a secret supply line from the North to the Viet Cong fighters through the neutral territory in Laos who are officially forbidden from taking a side in this part of the conflict.

The War in Northern Laos shows how the Joint Chiefs of Staff created a plan for U.S. military intervention in Laos as early asalmost two years before previously thought. As part of the activity surrounding the first Laotian crisis incaused by the failure to integrate the Pathet Lao communist military into the Royal Laotian Armed Forces and the consequent outbreak of civil war.

There are numerous books on Lao history, the majority of which fall into either the 19th century French explorers’ accounts or the Vietnam/Indochina war period categories.

Studies of early history in Southeast Asia mentioned in our Thai, Cambodian or Burmese bibliographies also touch, albeit briefly on Laos. is a platform for academics to share research papers.

Tracing the evolution of traditional liberalism into the Cold War liberalism of Kennedy's cabinet, Freedman evaluates their responses to the tensions in Berlin, Cuba, Laos, and Vietnam. He gives each conflict individual attention, showing how foreign policy decisions came to be defined for each new crisis in the light of those that had gone before.

When focusing solely on the war in Laos, it is easy to dismiss it as another Cold War CIA operation. But when explored in a larger context, the conflict in Laos was intimately linked to the much larger war going on in Vietnam. While the Pathet Lao were a factor in the war, a largeFile Size: KB.

Operation Pony Express was the covert transportation of, and the provision of aerial support for, indigenous soldiers and material operating across the Laotian and North Vietnamese borders during the Vietnam War.

It was provided by Sikorsky CH-3C helicopters of the US 20th Helicopter Squadron, the only USAF combat helicopter squadron in Vietnam, which had been transferred there in and was Location: Across the borders of Laos, Cambodia and.

"Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding in Laos offers an ethnographically rich portrayal of Lao cultural ceremonies and rituals that stresses the importance of grassroots practices to conflict resolution this short, accessible, book does bring new themes of analysis to the study of : Stephanie Phetsamay Stobbe.

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