The reason Westmoreland did not get the 200,000 troops he wanted to "win" was that the government felt they might be needed to keep order at home. They were afraid the situation in the US might deteriorate to that point.
Now the situation is 100% reversed, now they are AFRAID to demobilize large numbers of troops because of the destabilizing impact this would have domestically. That is why they will almost have to start another war somewhere.
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