The actions of the U.S. government and the U.S. manufacturers of Agent Orange and other deadly herbicides is a moral outrage.
What’s Goin’ On? Some reflections, personal and political, on the Burns/Novick documentary on America’s war in Vietnam
I started posting blogs on the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick documentary, "Vietnam War" last Sunday. These are just the ruminations
Or Buck Rogers in the 21st Century.
Initial excerpts suggest the series isn’t looking to provide definitive answers, perhaps as a way of avoiding political controversy in the Age of Trump.
I was emotionally shattered after multiple combat tours when the war that defined me as a person and as a Marine ended in such a humiliating and ignoble fashion. For nearly a decade I stumbled through my life in a sort of daze trying to justify the sacrifices I made and observed in Southeast Asia.
Allowing Iraq's vast oil reserves to fall into the hands of the most extreme Muslim terror group in the world is just not good for world stability. Allowing a Killing Fields type of ethnic cleansing of Iraq is not good on pure humanitarian grounds.
But when it came time for the country's presidential election in 1967, Ky yielded power to his longtime rival, Thieu, who