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The passing of a Republican anti-war, anti-AIPAC fighter
Washington Politics

The passing of a Republican anti-war, anti-AIPAC fighter

A veteran himself, Rep. Pete McCloskey railed against the Vietnam War, and continued to question US interventions until his death on May 8

What the US can learn from Vietnam's Four No's
Asia-Pacific

What the US can learn from Vietnam's Four No's

Amid deepening ties, Washington should recognize that Hanoi's regional strategy sits far beyond any singular focus on China

The day the bombs rained down in Laos
Asia-Pacific

The day the bombs rained down in Laos

50 years ago today, during the Lao new year, the US blew up my father's village, leaving a legacy of unexploded munitions.

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Middle East

Has America's 'Vietnam syndrome' ever gone away?

Our most infamous wars of choice — Iraq included — share many similarities, from the herd of scared politicians to the supine media.

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Asia-Pacific

America's modern addiction to the big stick

The history of US interventions shows that Washington's 'first use' policy of military force is a relatively recent phenomenon.

More than a half-century later, MLK's famous anti-war speech given new life
Global Crises

More than a half-century later, MLK's famous anti-war speech given new life

Are we more enlightened today? The late civil rights leader's daughter joined activists, scholars, and faith leaders to ponder the question.