Legacies: Agent Orange

Poisoning the Pacific: The US Military’s Secret Dumping of Plutonium, Chemical Weapons, and Agent Orange

Okinawa served as the main US launchpad for the war in southeast Asia – and the island is still contaminated today from that usage.

Ending War, American-Style

Ending War, American-Style

This Tomgram posted by Andrew Bacevitch on September 10, 2019, with introduction by Nick Turse, speaks to the moral...

Vietnam honours US woman for Agent Orange relief work

Vietnam honours US woman for Agent Orange relief work

Hanoi (VNA) – President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Nguyen Phuong Nga on April 16 presented the Friendship Order, a notable distinction of the Vietnamese State, to Executive Director of the War Legacies Project (WLP) Susan Marie Hammond.

Patrick Leahy: War legacies and the expanding U.S.-Vietnam partnership

Patrick Leahy: War legacies and the expanding U.S.-Vietnam partnership

When I became a senator for Vermont in 1975, one of the first votes I cast was for a law to stop funding the war in Vietnam. That law passed by one vote…. Words cannot adequately describe the magnitude of the catastrophe of that war for the people of both countries.