Undercover Patriots: Trump, Tulsa, and the Rise of Military Dissent

It was June 20th and we antiwar vets had traveled all the way to Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the midst of a pandemic to protest President Trump’s latest folly.

‘Da 5 Bloods’: Vietnamese Lives, American Imperialist Views

Viet Thanh Nguyen, NYT review: A lesser Spike Lee film whose characterizations of Vietnamese people are inextricable from its political failures.

What Happens If Trump Refuses to Leave? Military’s Role in Civil Unrest

By Jeff Paterson. Joe Biden recently shared his fear that Trump will “try to steal this election.” Looking at Trump’s own comments, it’s a legitimate fear.

A 21st Century Mister Roberts; Navy Leadership Runs Aground

The leaders of the United States Navy finally made their decision … To the tune of Anchors Aweigh, they tossed Captain Crozier overboard.

How the Soldier’s Revolt Ended the Vietnam War

“The army reported 126 fraggings in 1969, 271 in 1970 and 333 in 1971, when they stopped keeping count,” explains Joel Geier at anti-empire.com.

“Follow Your Conscience” Ad Runs in Base Newspaper

Seattle VFP placed a full-page “Follow your Conscience” advertisement in the weekly newspaper, The Ranger, which serves Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM).

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

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Veterans Condemn Deployment of Troops

Veterans Condemn Deployment of Troops

We stand unequivocally with the protestors who are in the streets calling for an end to senseless police killings and white supremacy....

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.

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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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Veterans for Peace Statement Opposing US Bombing of Iraq and Syria

Veterans for Peace Statement Opposing US Bombing of Iraq and Syria

Veterans know from first hand experience that you cannot bomb your way to peace. More bombing will ultimately mean more division, bloodshed, recruitment for extremist organizations, and a continual cycle of violent intervention. Veterans for Peace September 23, 2014 -...