North Vietnam’s 1968 Tet Offensive was the single most important event of the Vietnam War. Historians shed light on its history 50 years later—uncovering how the offensive served only to prolong the fighting in Vietnam and its larger influence over the global Cold War.
Lien-Hang Nguyen is Dorothy Borg Associate Professor in the History of the United States and East Asia at Columbia University. Max Boot (moderator), Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow for National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, is the author of The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam.
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