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They were concerned because at the time, China was communist so (obviously) they were supporting the north of Vietnam. China could have been worried as America had been such a big force in WWII.

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All US Presidents were well aware of Red China's entrance into the Korean War in 1950. All US Presidents were not willing to repeat the mistake(s) of the Korean War. Consequently:

North Vietnam was never invaded!

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Nationalist China DID want to send troops to both Korea and Vietnam, but were persuaded not to by the US. The US rightly feared that the presence of Nationalist Chinese troops in those wars would have incited the Red Chinese.

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