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Citizen Soldier’s Agent Orange Archives

Shared by Vietnam veteran Michael Uhl, with this introduction: In early 1978, Citizen Soldier, a nonprofit dedicated...

Deporting Ho Chi Minh

A history lesson about a critical period in Ho Chi Minh’s earlier life, by Tom Vaizey published January 16, 2020...

Many Soldiers Want to Stop Fighting. Let’s Build a Movement That Welcomes Them.

This piece by Rory Fanning, a veteran twice deployed to Afghanistan with the 2nd Army Ranger Battalion over a decade...

Podcast: “What am I doing here? This is crazy!” – S Brian Willson

"I'd probably seen somewheres between 700 to 900 dead Vietnamese, most of whom were children or very young people. I was both shocked and sickened."

Noam Chomsky: US Is a Rogue State and Suleimani’s Assassination Confirms It

C.J. Polychroniou conducted the following interview with Noam Chomsky, published by Truthout on January 7, 2020....

With Iran, Trump Throws Matches in the Gas Tank

“As we are caught up in the moment, here on the knife’s edge, it would be easy to forget how we got here, how we...

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

Agent Orange and the Continuing Vietnam War

Agent Orange and the Continuing Vietnam War

Originally published on Blackvoicenews.com by Bill Fletcher, Jr. (NNPA) In a 2009 visit to Vietnam I asked a retired colonel in the Vietnam People’s Army about the notorious toxin “Agent Orange.” The colonel, who was also a former leader in a Vietnamese advocacy group...

Memorial Day: Remembrance and Resolve

Originally published on The Huffington Post by Jack Rothman. Memorial Day is upon us. Neighbors are hanging flags in front of their homes. Parades are planned for Main Street. Veterans are searching the back of closets for worn uniforms. And arrangements are being...

The Battle Still Rages Over What Vietnam Means

by: John Grant “The experience we have of our lives from within, the story we tell ourselves about ourselves in order to account for what we are doing, is thus a lie — the truth lies rather outside, in what we do.” Slavoj Zizek Soldiers and veterans...

The Vietnam War and the Struggle For Truth

by:  John Grant Vietnam, a story of virtually unmitigated disasters that we have inflicted on ourselves and even more on others. -Bernard Brodie, 1973 The Vietnamese won the Vietnam War by forcing the United States to abandon its intention to militarily sustain an...

Vietnam is Back in Town

Originally posted on History News Network by Jeremy Lembcke Jerry Lembcke is Associate Professor of Sociology at College of Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. He is the author of “The Spitting Image: Myth, Memory, and the Legacy of Vietnam” and more recently...

Carl Oglesby, Antiwar Leader in 1960s, Dies at 76

This article originally appeared at nytimes.com By MARGALIT FOX SEPT. 14, 2011. Carl Oglesby, who led Students for a Democratic Society as it publicly opposed the Vietnam War but who was later expelled by a radical faction that became the Weather Underground, died on...

Web Exclusive: Extended Interview with Vincent G. Harding

Originally published on Sojo.net by Rose Marie Berger On April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave one of the most important speeches in American history. It’s referred to as “the Riverside speech” in reference to King delivering the speech at Riverside Church in...

Vietnam’s Shadow Over Abu Ghraib by Michael Uhl

In reading the Abu Ghraib articles Seymour Hersh wrote for the New Yorker in May (here, here, and here), what struck me about the revelations of abuse and torture was the similarity in detail to what I experienced in Vietnam 35 years ago. The one major difference has...

veterans for peace logoThe Full Disclosure campaign is a Veterans For Peace effort to speak truth to power and keep alive the antiwar perspective on the American war in Viet Nam — with a series of 50th anniversary events now occurring. It represents a clear alternative to the Pentagon’s current efforts to sanitize and mythologize the Vietnam war and to thereby legitimize further unnecessary and destructive wars.

50 Years of GI Resistance, In and Out of Uniform

2019 is the year that we acknowledge and honor the courage, sacrifice, and moral strength of those who resisted.

Original Podcasts

Produced by Courage to Resist in collaboration with the Vietnam Full Disclosure effort of Veterans For Peace.

On the Burns/Novick PBS Documentary

Critical responses to the 10-part PBS series by Ken Burns, The Vietnam War (2018)

Philip Jones Griffith's Viet Nam

Highly recommended photo exhibit available to local community arts centers, galleries and schools.

Upcoming Events

  1. Waging Peace Exhibit: Duke University, Durham, NC

    January 15 @ 7:00 am - February 15 @ 10:00 pm EST
  2. UNAC Conference 2020

    February 21 - February 23

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“All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory.”

— Viet Thanh Nguyen, Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

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