Category: Vietnam

Mark Ashwill: A Letter From Viet Nam on the 45th Anniversary of the End of the War

While 1966 was a time of war, embargo, deprivation, and suffering caused by the US, 2020 is one of unprecedented economic well-being, continued optimism, and access to knowledge, experience, and resources.

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Andrew J. Bacevich: Reflections on “Peace” in Afghanistan

Leaving a Misguided War and Choosing Not to Look Back

Vu Quoc Ngu: Mass protests sweep Vietnam

Over the weekend of June 9-10, tens of thousands of Vietnamese took to the streets across the country to protest two bills on cyber security and the creation of new special economic zones

Mike Ferner: Veterans’ Group Says “No” to Emmy for PBS Vietnam War Series

A national veterans’ organization is weighing in on this year’s Emmy awards with a full-page ad in Variety, saying Ken Burns and Lynne Novick’s “Vietnam War” series does not deserve a “Best Documentary” award

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Richard Falk: Revisiting the Vietnam War

Book Launch: Revisiting the Vietnam War: The Views and Interpretations of Richard Falk, edited by Stefan Andersson, Cambridge University Press, 2017.   Why the Legal and Political Debate on the Vietnam War Still Matters [Prefatory Note: There has been recently a revival of interest in the Vietnam War, perhaps most notably as a result of Read more…

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Richard Falk: Democracy, Development, and Reputation

Turkey and Vietnam

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Richard Falk: Parallel Universes: Vietnam and Palestine

A blessing of empowering and charismatic resilience is the core identity of the Vietnamese and the Palestinian people, their point of most profound convergence

Pete Dolack: An Honest Conversation About Vietnam

More than four decades past the end of that imperialist adventure, having a serious discussion about it remains taboo.

Daniel Falcone: Chomsky & Indonesian Moderates

The editors at the New York Times were well aware at once of crucial U.S. government involvement in the Indonesian bloodbath

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Marjorie Cohn: Victims of Agent Orange

Watching the Ken Burns-Lynn Novick 18-hour series, “The Vietnam War,” is an emotional experience. Whether you served in the US military during the war or marched in the streets to end it, you cannot remain untouched by this documentary. The battle scenes are powerful, the stories of US veterans and Vietnamese soldiers who fought on Read more…

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