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Introduction : Ares, Virginia, and the myth of the water's edge Trapped between Scylla and Charybdis : JFK, the GOP, and domestic politics The Cassandra conundrum : GOP opposition to LBJ's Vietnam policy, 1963-1965 Opening Pandora's box : escalation and domestic politics, 1965-1966 Confronting the hydra : LBJ on the defensive, 1966-1967 Sisyphus and Tantalus : the political impact of the war, 1967-1968 The Zalmoxis effect : Vietnam and the 1968 presidential election The Icarus agenda : Vietnamization and its political implications Whither Ariadne? Domestic politics and Nixon's search for peace Conclusion: sowing dragon's teeth Appendix: Republicans, 1961-1973.