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Surviving the Refugee Boats and Building a Vietnamese Museum in Australia

Surviving the Refugee Boats and Building a Vietnamese Museum in Australia

By Luke Hunt
A conversation with Mylinh Lee, who arrived in Australia in a boat as a child and a refugee.

Vietnam War Legacies and America’s Controversial Support for Ukraine

Vietnam War Legacies and America’s Controversial Support for Ukraine

By Phan Xuan Dung
Netizens in Vietnam are pointing out the apparent U.S. hypocrisy on cluster munitions and human rights.
George Black on the Toxic Afterlife of the US War in Vietnam

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.

Does the World Care About Crimes Against Humanity in Asia?

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.

Land Before Water: Why Vietnam’s Grand Strategy is Fundamentally Continental

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.

Court Says South Korea Responsible for Vietnam War Massacre

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.

A 50-Year Legacy: Remembering Tim Page

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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