By Jerry Lembcke. Lost-war angst over Vietnam quietly pooled into a political resource that white nationalist movements have tapped into.
Connections to Today
Veterans groups, family members, longtime advocate Jon Stewart and others gathered outside the Capitol after the vote to voice their outrage.
Too few Americans are willing to confront the disaster that has befallen the U.S. as a consequence of our serial misuse of military power.
For most benefits administered by VA, including health care, a bad paper discharge does not render a veteran categorically ineligible.
Echoes of the war in Vietnam were everywhere. What about the conspiracy theories that animated the rage of Trump’s passionate followers?
Ted Osius, former US ambassador to Vietnam, has a new book forthcoming. His affiliation with the likes of Albright is a blood-red stain.
Israel’s assault on Gaza is a painful reminder of how the United States bombed my country to the Stone Age.
US veterans gave bicycles to children affected by floods and funded new kitchen and bathrooms at the Quang Tri province’s Blind Center.
“Beyond Vietnam” is a much more dangerous and disturbing speech, which is why far fewer Americans have heard of it.
A critical appreciation of (the end) of Martin Luther King’s “Beyond Vietnam” speech. Attend the April 4th national reading online.
Most people, do not know, or have failed to grasp, the horrid and racist details of wars that helped bring many Asians to this country.
Do you have to be Hitlerian to be a war criminal? Or can you qualify as well‐intentioned President of the United States? By Neil Sheehan
In some ways Trumpism is an original right wing amalgam of competing narratives. By Howard Machtinger. Repost from 2017.
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.