a war that has been challenged politically here at home almost as much....

Irelia20150604

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Source: Looking At The Saga Of The USS Pueblo 50 Years Later

WELNA: LBJ settles on a show of force. The next day he sends the aircraft carrier Enterprise closer to North Korea and activates Army Reserve units. Here's "ABC Evening News" anchor Bob Young.


BOB YOUNG: The Pueblo incident and today's military call-up come at a time when America is already engaged in one war, a war that has been challenged politically here at home almost as much it has been challenged militarily on the battlefields in Vietnam.
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Hi everyone! How should I understand the bold part?
 
  • Barque

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    Tamil
    America's involvement in the war was criticised at home, in the US. The government was challenged in political circles at home just as the country was challenged during the actual war.
     
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