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larger scale military in Southeast Asia. “In adverting to actions outside of South Vietnam, the Joint Chiefs of Staffare aware that the focus of the counterinsurgency battle lies in South Vietnam itself, and that the war must certainly be fought and won primarily in the minds of the Vietnamese people.” During this time period the Viet Song was establishing many resources from other countries and was making them more powerful with men, resources, advice, and the direction they should take. In order for the United States to stand against the total act of communism, they needed to further their economic and military practices and aid South Vietnam’s government. The United States has always had the mentality of believing that they knew what was the right thing for the poor, which other developed nations did not know about. This belief they had is that they knew was other countries needed and they will going to assist with this end to communism. The United States thought that they knew was all of these smaller countries had wanted and they were going to give it to them regardless of if they wanted it or not. When Castro came to power in Cuba he was embracing the policy of Communism and he wasn’t so far from America’s continental shores. While the communists were threatening in countries across the globe, they were now close to the United States. Many people assumed that many of the third world countries would turn to communism in order too survive. “As President of the United States I have concluded that I should now ask the Congress, on its part, to join in aﬃ