Connections to Today

Popular Enforcement of International Law From Vietnam to Gaza

The International Court of Justice has found that Israel’s actions in Gaza may constitute genocide in violation of international law.

Exceptional Victims

Exceptional Victims

The resistance to the Vietnam War was the most diverse and dynamic antiwar movement in U.S. history. We have all but...

The Liberal Embrace of War

The Liberal Embrace of War

Photo: An anti-government protester dressed as Lady Liberty, wearing the colors of Venezuela's flag, hugs a fellow...

Vietnam, Through the Eyes of Artists

Vietnam, Through the Eyes of Artists

“Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975,” now at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. “The nation was in danger of losing its soul, and American artists — some, anyway — were trying to save theirs by denouncing what they viewed as a racist war.”