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All Enemies, Foreign and Domestic: From Vietnam to the Capitol Steps

Echoes of the war in Vietnam were everywhere. What about the conspiracy theories that animated the rage of Trump’s passionate followers?

‘The Temperature in Saigon Is 105 and Rising’

‘The Temperature in Saigon Is 105 and Rising’

What I learned about American power watching the U.S. leave Vietnam — and then Afghanistan decades later. by Philip Caputo at Politico As a Marine Corps veteran of Vietnam (1965-1966), a reporter...

The Last Hearing of a Khmer Rouge Leader

The Last Hearing of a Khmer Rouge Leader

The impending closure of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal must be recognized as the beginning of a new chapter in Cambodia’s search for justice. By Youk Chhang at thediplomat.com As we begin the last public...

Afghanistan | Vietnam Redux

Afghanistan | Vietnam Redux

Perhaps policymakers would avoid such folly, such willful blindness to reality, such hubris, such wishful thinking in the future. Fat chance.