Posts Tagged: Vietnam War
In part, the Vietnam War was perceived as a message that the U.S. would not be intimidated by a Chinese nuclear-weapons program.
Nick Turse's new book uses personal portraits to reveal an often ignored commonality of U.S. wars.
A recently discovered U.S. army report puts lie to the Pentagon's denials that it exposed soldiers and civilians to Agent Orange on Okinawa.
Forty years later, unexploded bombs from America's secret war in Laos continue to kill dozens each year.
When it comes to Vietnam and China, the frenemy of our frenemy is an even closer frenemy.
U.S. cluster bombs continue to kill and maim impoverished Laotians, but the war criminals responsible have never been brought to book.
The Pentagon's increasingly unconvincing denials that Agent Orange was stored on Okinawa prevents veterans from receiving the medical care that they desperately need.
Despite Washington's newfound war fatigue, there are no signs that U.S. militarism is on the wane.
IPS co-founder Marcus Raskin and others provided crucial aid to whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg.
Vang Pao's passing reminds us how U.S. enables drug dealing as means to foreign-policy ends.