Afghanistan, like Vietnam, is a decisive U.S. military defeat

Numerous great powers have fought for dominance of the Central Asian nation only to find themselves locked down in a strategic quagmire.

Richard C. Lewontin, Anti-Racist and Anti-War Geneticist, Dies at 92

He demonstrated that differences in DNA between groups of people were far smaller than originally believed.

Revealing the Pentagon Papers in Congress — 8: Why Gravel Did It

A look at the significance of Mike Gravel reading the Pentagon Papers in Congress. The eighth and final part of this series.

Revealing the Pentagon Papers in Congress — 7: The Verdict

Supreme Court delivers its verdict in the case of Gravel v. the United States. “We were only saved by the gravity of Nixon’s crimes.”

Revealing the Pentagon Papers in Congress — 6: To the Supreme Court

Sen. Mike Gravel takes his case against President Richard Nixon to the U.S. Supreme Court, where Nixon has also sued Gravel.

Revealing the Pentagon Papers in Congress — 5: Capitol Hill to Beacon Hill

Sen. Mike Gravel made the risky move to have the Pentagon Papers published outside Congress at Beacon Press in Boston.

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

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The Full Disclosure campaign is a Veterans For Peace effort to speak truth to power and keep alive the antiwar perspective on the American war in Viet Nam — with a series of 50th anniversary events now occurring. It represents a clear alternative to the Pentagon’s current efforts to sanitize and mythologize the Vietnam war and to thereby legitimize further unnecessary and destructive wars.

50 Years of GI Resistance, In and Out of Uniform

2019 is the year that we acknowledge and honor the courage, sacrifice, and moral strength of those who resisted.

Original Podcasts

Produced by Courage to Resist in collaboration with the Vietnam Full Disclosure effort of Veterans For Peace.

On the Burns/Novick PBS Documentary

Critical responses to the 10-part PBS series by Ken Burns, The Vietnam War (2018)

Philip Jones Griffith's Viet Nam

Highly recommended photo exhibit available to local community arts centers, galleries and schools.

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“All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory.”

— Viet Thanh Nguyen, Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War


Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day 2019

PLEASE WRITE A LETTER TO THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL (THE WALL)   When then-president Barack Obama announced his government was willing to spend $63 million on a series of commemorations of the American War in Viet Nam stretching over a decade, we in Veterans...

Second Volume of “Letters to the Wall” Now Available

Second Volume of “Letters to the Wall” Now Available

Order via The second volume has been put to print and will soon be available through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, etc.  We have added a few new touches for this collection of letters delivered to The Wall in 2017 and 2018 — for one, we have provided detailed...

LETTERS TO THE WALL Book Now Available

LETTERS TO THE WALL Book Now Available

A second edition of LETTERS TO THE WALL is now available at a 30% discount price. This edition includes two added features — an authors’ index and a reference index for names on The Wall that letter writers addressed. This book is made up of 187 or so letters written...