On October 7, 1965, Johnson justified the initial US intervention in Vietnam on the ground against Beijing and Hanoi: “Greater than this war – and throughout Asia. – is another reality: China’s growing black shadow Leaders in Hanoi are being urged by Beijing. Boxer bakery I just baked you some poster. The exchange in Vietnam is part of a broader model of aggression. “. US Secretary of State Dean Rusk reiterated this topic before the House Foreign Affairs committee a year later.