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                              The Domino Theory:
   -- A Major Reason Why the U.S. Got Involved in Vietnam --

"You have a row of dominoes set up; you knock over the first one,
and what will happen to the last one is that it will go over very quickly".
-- President Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1954

  President Dwight D. Eisenhower: the Row of Dominoes

  Myth: the Domino Theory Was Proved False
  If you ask people who live in The ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)
  countries who won the war in Vietnam, they have a different opinion from the
  American news media.

  The Domino Theory: the Encyclopedia Definition

  The Domino Theory: Rooted in President Truman's 'Containment Policy'  

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