In this essay it will be analyzed how did the Vietnam War affect the Cold War.
Vietnam had been covered by conflicts since its apparition on the Earth´s surface. The country had been invaded multiple times by powerful nations such as China, Japan and France, but in every case it had managed to recover its independence by the fierce and will of its people to do it. And finally at the end of the Second World War, Vietnam was left with no other country ruling over it, although this situation did not solve all the problems of the country. At this stage the state was divided into two parts (north and south), a decision taken by the allies by signing the Geneva Accords in 1954 which said that Vietnam was going to be divided at the seventeenth parallel. Each of them was ruled by opposite governments with completely different ideas. “The desire of North Vietnam, which had defeated the