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Yet Lyndon Johnson chose war. In the aftermath of his election, he waited only for the right moment to bomb North Vietnam and to deploy large numbers of U.S. combat troops in the south, judging that such actions must be seen as defensive. The moment came on February 7, 1965, when NLF soldiers attacked Camp Holloway, a small airbase near the city of Pleiku, killing nine Americans and wounding 126, and destroying ten aircraft. Johnson immediately initiated a bombing attack on four pre-selected targets in North Vietnam (Operation Flaming Dart), carried out by 132 U.S. and 22 South Vietnamese planes. A few days later, on February 13, he approved a sustained bombing campaign (Operation Rolling Thunder) against North Vietnam. China, meanwhile, declared on February 15 that it would enter the war if the United States invaded North Vietnam.

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U.S. pilots also had to evade surface-to-air missiles and sometimes MiG-17s, which made precision bombing even less likely. North Vietnamese encryption specialists were often able to intercept American communications, resulting in foreknowledge of attacks. An estimated 900 U.S. warplanes were shot down or lost over North Vietnam during Operation Rolling Thunder. Luu Huy Chao, a North Vietnamese fighter pilot trained in China, personally shot down four U.S. aircraft with his twenty-year-old MiG-17, which flew half the speed of American F-105s but was more maneuverable. This earned him a meeting with Ho Chi Minh, who told him, “don’t be overconfident. You must be extra careful when you fight the Americans. They come from a very advanced country and their aircraft are much faster and more powerful. Even so we can deal with them if we keep up our spirit and never lose courage.”

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Diem’s repression reached a new low in the spring of 1963. On May 8, the 2,527th birthday of the Buddha, the GVN decided to enforce a law banning the display of any flag other than the national flag. It was clearly selective enforcement as Vatican flags blanketed the city of Hue where Diem’s brother, Archbishop Ngo Dinh Thuc, resided. As the Buddhist celebrated with their flags, Diem’s troops opened fire, killing nine people. Two days later, ten thousand Buddhists marched in protest. Diem responded by jailing leading Buddhist monks and placing armed guards around pagodas. On the morning of June 11, a sixty-six-year old Buddhist monk, Quang Duc, sat in the middle of a busy Saigon intersection and assumed a lotus posture. As other monks chanted nearby, two helpers doused the seated monk with gasoline. Quang Duc then lit a match and set himself on fire, sitting motionless and silent as the flames consumed him. The press had been alerted beforehand and photographs were taken. They appeared on the front pages of newspapers around the world the following day.

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For the Vietnamese, the war front was their home front. Tran Thi Gung, a southerner who joined the NLF in 1963 at the age of seventeen, after her father had been killed by the Diem government, told the historian Christian Appy in an interview some forty-five years later:

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Flickr/armstrksFormer Yale men's basketball captain Jack Montague plans to sue the university after it expelled him over a sexual assault allegation, his lawyer said Monday.
That impending lawsuit raises questions about how the university investigated the allegations that led to the Yale senior's expulsion.
"We strongly believe that the decision to expel Jack Montague was wrong, unfairly determined, arbitrary, and excessive by any rational measure," Max Stern, Montague's attorney, wrote in a statement obtained by Business Insider.
The evidence Yale collected during its investigation is currently unavailable as federal law prohibits the university from sharing its findings.
But the process by which Yale determined Montague should be expelled is clearly laid out by the Yale University-Wide — the office tasked with investigating sexual-assault claims.
The UWC is comprised of 30 members, both Yale faculty and students, who serve one- or two-year terms on the committee.
When a claim of sexual assault is filed with the committee, a panel of five members is appointed to the particular case.
Once it is determined there's no conflict of interest in the appointed panel adjudicating the case, the names of panel members are provided to the complainant (the person who filed the allegation) and then the respondent (the person responding to the allegation), who can object to participation of a specific panel member.
Flickr/armstrksThen the UWC chair — an appointed tenured faculty member — chooses an "impartial fact finder" who's charged with collecting information and conducting interviews to understand the facts of the case.
Within 21 days, the fact finder must issue a report to the panel which "will describe the relevant facts and circumstances and may address the credibility of witnesses but will not reach conclusions as to whether those facts and circumstances constitute a violation of University policy."
Next, a hearing takes place where the panel interviews both the complainant and the respondent. At the conclusion of the hearing, the panel determines if a party has violated university policy and recommends a penalty.
The panel provides that information to the final decision maker in the process. For Yale College students, Dean Jonathan Holloway is the final decision maker.
Flickr/armstrksOnce the decision has been made, the parties involved are told the finding and an appeal can be filed within five days of the decision.
Montague's case involved a sexual relationship with a female student that took place in the fall of 2014 on four separate occasions, according to the statement from his lawyer.
The UWC ruled that three of those instances were consensual, according to Montague's lawyer.
However, the panel found she didn't consent to sex on the fourth occasion. Montague and his lawyer disputed the ruling.
On February 10, 2016, the UWC ruled Montague violated university policy and recommended expulsion, .
Montague then filed an appeal but was denied by the university, the YDN noted.
Flickr/armstrksMontague's lawyer suggested that Yale caved to pressure from outside sources to be tougher on sexual assault on campus.
"We cannot help but think it not coincidental that the decision by Yale officials to seek expulsion of the captain of its basketball team followed by little more than a month the report of the Association of American Universities (AAU) which was highly critical of the incidence of sexual assault on the Yale campus, and the Yale President’s promise, in response, to 'redouble our efforts,'" it read.
A spokesmen for Yale University declined to comment on Montague's specific case, citing confidentiality and privacy for students involved in disciplinary processes. However, the spokesmen said university investigations are thorough and fair.
"The allegations are investigated by an impartial fact finder, heard by five trained members of the Yale community, and decided by the accused student’s dean," Tom Conroy, the spokesman, told Business Insider.