Summary of The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam by Max Boot
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The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam by Max Boot—Book Summary—Abbey Beathan
(Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book.)
An epic biography of the legendary CIA operative Edward Lansdale. Discover the secrets of this man's life and his story in Vietnam.
Witness the amazing tale of the man who pioneered a diplomatic approach in the Philippines and then in Vietnam. A truly beautiful vision that is all about swaying the enemy through intellectual and emotional solutions instead of using brute force. However, his train of thoughts was crushed by America's giant military bureaucracy. Definitely an breathtaking biography that not only shows you the life of a great man but also a look into America's dark side.
(Note: This summary is wholly written and published by Abbey Beathan. It is not affiliated with the original author in any way)
"The war's loss would have been less painful all around if Lansdale's advice had been heeded."—Max Boot
With a ton of interviews and documents that have never been seen before (including love letters), The Road Not Taken takes an unabridged look into Edward Lansdale life so you are able to learn things about the Vietnam War and the man himself that you wouldn't have been capable of knowing otherwise.
The heart-wrecking story of the man who had a wiser vision of how the Vietnam War should've been handled.