Australian Left Review

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Books: 1. Ho Chi Minh 2. Monopoly Capital 3. On Native Grounds: Australian Writing From Meanjin Quarterly 4. Quotations From Chairman LBJ 5. My Silent War 6. The Puzzled Patriots


The decision of President Johnson to call a halt to the US bombing of North Vietnam has already set many people asking “Why?” Statements from military and political leaders in America and South Vietnam have assured us that the war in Vietnam is being won by the Allies. Why then, at this moment, should a halt be called?