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went through the heaviest bombing km that history has known. Yet the most sophisticated weapons systems lost their credibility there. In other words, technology was defeated by man's will, by his ingenuity and organisation. The Vietnam war is an example of brilliant improvisation, of the viability of the cheapest materials backed by human resources. That was a fight by a people standing together as one, knowing the basics of national security better than most civil and military experts in other countries. This, against the 'richest and mightiest' nation of 220 million people. Yet we in India have been planning our security machine and organisation without much attention to Vietnam. If this is not due to a neo- cplonialist tradition, what is?

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