Legacies: Unexploded Ordnance

Legislation introduced to fund humanitarian assistance in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia

“Sen. Baldwin’s bill recognizes the refugee and immigrant communities who supported the US Armed Forces during conflict in Southeast Asia.”

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...

Meet the Team Leader of Vietnam’s First All-Female Clearance Team

Meet the Team Leader of Vietnam’s First All-Female Clearance Team

At age 30, Nguyen Thi Thuy has started in a job that everyone in Vietnam believed that only men could do. This mother of one daughter now leads an all-female clearance team of 16 members for clearing cluster munitions and other explosive remnants of war contaminated land in Quang Tri Province.

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.