3a Read this summary of President Johnson's initiative:
He was offering to restrict US bombing. This was a concession to North Vietnam. The aim of this was so that they would begin peace negotiations, because they refused to talk unless the bombing stopped.
Is this an accurate summary of what the Foreign Secretary said?
3b What did Johnson want the USSR and Britain to do?
3c What was the great danger if Johnson's peace initiative failed?
3d This is a British document.
3e Why does Britain seem to be in a difficult position in terms of its attitude towards the USA?
Fill out the relevant line of your Case Study Worksheet.
Look at your answers to the questions on source 3.
What does Source 3 suggest about why the USA found it hard to get out of Vietnam?
Does it provide evidence of military, political or both types of factors?