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Unread 12-19-2011, 10:28 PM   #89 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Steinhauer View Post
Truman ultimately made the decision to send troops. He is ultimately responsible for ignoring Kennan's warning. He attempted to drive the Soviets out of the Korean Peninsula altogether than drive them past the 38th. Kennan warned against doing that. He warned against forcibly reuniting Korea.

Yes, let the Koreans do it themselves.
Once again, you are talking about the Truman administration.. Acheson and Rusk, not Truman.
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