Posts Tagged: Vietnam War
If war crimes are defined as military actions that, intentionally or not, harm great numbers of civilians, then either all wars today are crimes, or the term has become meaningless.
When the president wants to fulfill a constitutional duty — like nominating a Supreme Court justice — Congress is up in arms. When he launches a blatantly unconstitutional war, it shrugs.
The B-52 is often touted as a game-changer, but it can't overcome a determined adversary.
Putin’s attempt at "shock and awe" in Syria has all the hallmarks of failed U.S. interventions of the past
The impulse to "boldly go" has gotten humanity into a mess of trouble.
I called Henry Kissinger a war criminal to his face. Here's why.
Delay and denial are standard operating procedures when it comes to how the government cares for vets. Here's why.
In the United States, whose bombing of Cambodia paved the way for the Khmer Rouge, many refugees now face the prospect of deportation under a draconian U.S. immigration regime.
“The Act of Killing” sheds light on Indonesian mass killings that were even more uncalled for than most atrocities.
In part, the Vietnam War was perceived as a message that the U.S. would not be intimidated by a Chinese nuclear-weapons program.