All of these attempt to influence a society or the community of states.
Chauvel opened the conversation--as he later recounted to Johnson--by complaining that discussions with the Viet Minh were not going well, that Viet Minh demands were exorbitant and well beyond Chou En-lai's stated position. The delegate said Laos hoped to be covered by and to participate in a Southeast Asia collective security pact.
And what problems are associated with representing a populist regime? In the first place, the Agreement on the Cessation of Hostilities in Cambodia called for the removal of nonnative Free Khmer troops, whether Communist Vietnamese or Cambodians, ninety days from the cease-fire date July In his chapter Hanns W.
Not surprisingly in light of these developments, the Viet Minh, in late June, responded to the French proposal of a division at the 18th parallel with a plan for a line in southern Annam running northwest from the 13th to the 14th parallel, i.
Here, the balance between threats and opportunities is the most favourable for Russia.