-Draftàlottery systemàall-volunteeràSelective Service in danger of extinction
-equipped S Viets and trained them to take over as Americans withdrew
-Secretly invades Cambodia to destroy N Viet bases. Ends up turning it from neutral to pro-US. Also extends war.
–My Lai was highly demoralizing
-began attacking anti-war groups as well
“Peace with Honor”
-As election approaches, Kissinger replaces ideology with realpolitik to speed along discussions in Paris
-The Paris Accords fall and Saigon becomes Ho Chi Minh when the communists reunify Vietnam
Nixon Visits China: Opens new era of improved relations with China
Nixon Visits USSR: Pulls China card and gets USSR to help convince North Vietnam and Vietcong to negotiate.