George Black on the Toxic Afterlife of the US War in Vietnam
By Sebastian Strangio
The veteran writer talks about the "small group of thoughtful, committed citizens” that helped publicize the horrific legacies of the war – and foster reconciliation between two former enemies.
Vietnamese War Victims’ Struggle for Justice: A Tale of Two Lawsuits
By Phan Xuan Dung
Two Vietnamese women have filed lawsuits seeking justice for the American use of Agent Orange and atrocities committed by Korean soldiers. The government only endorses one of them.
Agent Orange in Vietnam: Legality and US Insensitivity
By Phan Xuan Dung
The U.S. government's claims that it has never deployed chemical weapons has rankled Vietnamese netizens.
Victims Left Behind in US Agent Orange Cleanup Efforts
By Sonya Schoenberger
Vietnamese victims have yet to receive compensation – and many live in desperate poverty.
US-Vietnam Relations: Confronting the War Legacy Challenge
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Efforts at Agent Orange decontamination reinforce the work that continues to go into addressing old challenges even as both countries seek to maximize new opportunities.
Farewell to Vo Quy, Vietnam's Hero of the Environment
By Helen Clark
Professor Vo Quy was a legendary environmental activist in Vietnam.
In Vietnam, the Ghost of Agent Orange Still Looms Large
By Lucy Ha
50 years after the herbicide was used by the U.S. during the Vietnam War, Agent Orange continues to wreak havoc.
For the US and Vietnam, a Moral and Strategic Imperative
By Zach Przystup
With some "diplomatic insight and political vision" the US could write a new future with Vietnam.
Vietnam, Agent Orange, and GMOs
By Brian Leung
An Agent Orange maker is being welcomed back to Vietnam to grow genetically modified organisms.
Agent Orange in Okinawa
By Kimberly Hughes
Determined citizens are working to uncover “one of the best kept secrets of the Cold War era.”
Agent Orange Legacy Scourges Vietnam
By Sean Kimmons
Decades after the Vietnam War, victims wither away with scant efforts being made to tackle the deadly chemicals.
A Battle Unending: The Vietnam War and Agent Orange
While the Vietnam War ended decades ago, its effects continue to linger on. Agent Orange haunts the lives of the people it has touched.