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.

“Safe Return” explores war resister amnesty movement

New book by veteran Michael Uhl dives into effort for amnesty for  war objectors who sought refuge abroad during the Vietnam War.

Biden Is the Latest President To Tout the Vietnam War as Proud History

When Joe Biden flew out of Hanoi last week, he was leaving a country where U.S. warfare caused roughly 3.8 million Vietnamese deaths.

Biggest Vietnam War story that we don’t talk about

South Korea’s government is finally being held to account for the carnage its mercenary troops inflicted on Vietnamese civilians.

Henry A. Kissinger, Still a War Criminal

Even as a centenarian, his “relevancy” remains intact, and his influence, I’d argue, as malevolent as ever.

Daniel Ellsberg, from the NY Times Obituary

Ellsberg went to a War Resisters League meeting at Haverford College and was moved by an anti-draft speaker who was about to go to prison.

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

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VETERANS DAY

by Doug Rawlings NOTE: AFTER LIVING IN RURAL MAINE FOR ABOUT 25 YEARS, I NOTICED A WIERD CONFLUENCE: VETERANS DAY, HALLOWEEN, AND DEER HUNTING SEASON ALL MEET...

WHEEL DREAMS

by Doug Rawlings “If in some smothering dreams, you too could pace Behind the wagon that we flung him in, And watch the white eyes writhing in his face…”  --...

TO THE GRADUATING CLASS OF 2013

By Doug Rawlings ​If they got you thinking about signing up ​just to kill you some time ​(since nothing else is going down) ​you better be getting ready ​to...

GIVING SILENCE

For My Son Josh and His Best Friend David turning thirteen By Doug Rawlings   If 'namvets were ancient shamans now would be the moment we’d choose to...

NUMBER 7

by Doug Rawlings, VFP I was a Good Humor Man. Lost my job Got drafted I can never go back again Lost my Good Humor Lost $80.00 a week Can never Have it again...

NOVEMBER COMES

by Doug Rawlings November comes on to me like a C-130 slinking into Dover Air Force base laden with tin caskets draped in red, white, and blue   I know I...

The 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.

“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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