Afghanistan talks sound a lot like ‘peace with honor’ ending to the Vietnam War – USA Today

The Trump administration is seeking an ‘honorable and just peace.’ If only this commander in chief and the Taliban could be trusted: Our view

The rough draft of an Afghanistan peace deal faintly traces the dark path that the United States followed when it left the Vietnam War.

In 1973, a “peace with honor” accord allowed North Vietnamese troops to stay in the south as U.S. forces withdrew. Hanoi agreed to a cease-fire and no takeover of the south by force. South Vietnam was frozen out of negotiations and reluctantly signed the agreement. “Sooner or later, the government will … Read More on USA Today