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In Rare Three-Party Conclave, Vietnam Pushes Back Against Growing Chinese Influence
September 28, 2021

In Rare Three-Party Conclave, Vietnam Pushes Back Against Growing Chinese Influence

By Sebastian Strangio
Hanoi is becoming increasingly unnerved by the growing Chinese influence over its longstanding clients, Cambodia and Laos.

Afghanistan and the Real Vietnam Analogy
August 18, 2021

Afghanistan and the Real Vietnam Analogy

By Andrew Gawthorpe
The war in Vietnam showed the abject failure of nation-building – and the imperial logic behind such efforts. But the U.S. repeated its mistake in Afghanistan.
Shades of South Vietnam in US Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan
May 10, 2021

Shades of South Vietnam in US Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan

By Luke Hunt
The impending U.S. withdrawal could leave Afghanistan vulnerable to a fresh takeover by the Taliban.

How America’s Wars in Asia Militarized the Police at Home
June 18, 2020

How America’s Wars in Asia Militarized the Police at Home

By Alireza Ahmadi
American empire and wars in the Far East contributed to the militarization of the U.S. police force.

The Mayaguez: Honoring the Fallen and Remembering the Survivors
May 15, 2020

The Mayaguez: Honoring the Fallen and Remembering the Survivors

By Luke Hunt
U.S. soldiers who fought the last battle in Indochina deserve their place in military history.

How the Vietnam War Fused the Modern American Right
April 06, 2020

How the Vietnam War Fused the Modern American Right

By Robert Farley
The domestic political effects of the Vietnam War have been far-reaching.

Victims Left Behind in US Agent Orange Cleanup Efforts
September 26, 2019

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.
Could Vietnam Have Avoided the 1979 War With China?
March 13, 2019

Could Vietnam Have Avoided the 1979 War With China?

By Cu Huy Ha Vu
Vietnam’s missed opportunity to normalize relations with the US paved the way for China’s 1979 invasion.

How a Film Influenced a US President's Decision to Invade a Foreign Country
February 25, 2019

How a Film Influenced a US President's Decision to Invade a Foreign Country

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Popular culture continues to play an underestimated role in shaping policy makers world views and choices.

Prominent North Vietnamese Communist Defector Dies
August 18, 2018

Prominent North Vietnamese Communist Defector Dies

By Luke Hunt
A closer look at the wider significance of Colonel Bui Tin’s death.

Nixon’s China Sell-Out
July 10, 2018

Nixon’s China Sell-Out

By Bonnie Girard
Nixon’s China opening had little regards for American and allied troops in Vietnam.
Why Australia Needs to Reconcile With Its Role in the Vietnam War
June 28, 2018

Why Australia Needs to Reconcile With Its Role in the Vietnam War

By Sayeed Ahmed
With reconciliation, Australia will be in a much stronger position to achieve its stated foreign policy objectives.

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