March 31, 2023
Does the World Care About Crimes Against Humanity in Asia?
By Philip Smucker
The ICC's decision to take action against Russia's Putin is in glaring contrast to its slow or non-existent response to myriad war crimes in Asia, from the wars in Vietnam to Afghanistan to Myanmar today.
February 22, 2023
Land Before Water: Why Vietnam’s Grand Strategy is Fundamentally Continental
By Khang Vu
Despite limited past operations in littoral waters, the country's strategic attention has been overwhelmingly directed at land-based threats.
February 08, 2023
Court Says South Korea Responsible for Vietnam War Massacre
By Kim Tong-hyung
The ruling marks the first time a South Korean court has found the government responsible for mass killings of Vietnamese civilians during the war.
August 26, 2022
A 50-Year Legacy: Remembering Tim Page
By Luke Hunt
Tim Page, a photographer and journalistic war horse who made his name covering the wars in Indochina, died this week at the age of 78.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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