Posts Tagged ‘ Vietnam ’

The Vietnam Lie

September 17, 2017
The Vietnam Lie

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns has come out with his latest project; 18 hours trying to explain the Vietnam war. One early review I read suggested that nothing is really ever explained, understood or concluded in the series, much like a snake eating it’s own tail. One of the most strident criticisms comes from Douglas Valentine, […]

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Fall of Saigon, April 30 1975

April 30, 2017
Fall of Saigon, April 30 1975

April 30, the date of this post is the anniversary of the fall of Saigon, signaling an end to the war in Vietnam. The picture you see above illustrates the panic that ensued as the North Vietnamese Army seized Saigon, now renamed Ho Chi Minh City. Various articles state that the helicopter perched on the […]

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A Tale Of Two Drug Wars

April 18, 2016
A Tale Of Two Drug Wars

Let’s take a look at two versions of “the drug war”; The war on drugs – and The war on drugs. In March we looked at Professor Alfred McCoy’s famous book “The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia”, his details of how intelligence agencies aligned with the Mafia to use drugs to fund operations, and […]

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