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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (133): 103–116.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Davorn Sisavath Abstract This article complicates and challenges the existing records on US-Lao relations during the Second Indochina War by examining military waste in Laos as an archive. Over two million tons of bombs were dropped during US bombing in Laos from 1964 to 1973. Today, Laos remains...
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Radical History Review (1995) 1995 (63): 211–212.
Published: 01 October 1995
... California, Santa Barbara. Her most recent book is Hrnong Means Free: Life in Laos and America (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1994). Greg Grandin, a Ph.D. candidate in Latin American history at Yale University, recently returned from a year of research in Guatemala as a fellow in the...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (133): 1–10.
Published: 01 January 2019
... confronting the redactions and withdrawal notices in the archives documenting the “secret war” in Laos compelled her to find new methods of interpreting this history, including studying the waste of war. War waste like unexploded ordnance and bomb casings litters the land of Laos, the most heavily bombed...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (60): 137–141.
Published: 01 October 1994
... (196&1974), President Richard Nixon will forever bear major responsibility for unleashing the most unspeakable atrocities that US.military might inflicted on the civilian population of Vietnam and, to a lesser extent, Cambodia and Laos. History reveals the Nixon Presidency as imposing mili...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (60): 183–194.
Published: 01 October 1994
... Nixon is remembered still as the man who ended the war, instead of, correctly, as the man who prolonged the war, who re-escalated the war, who widened it to Cambodia and to Laos, and who renewed the bombing of North Vietnam. But take a look at the newspapers now and see if you can infer that he...
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Radical History Review (1998) 1998 (71): 11–18.
Published: 01 May 1998
... guerrilla operations.. .. Secret, costly, worldwide, unlimited. NSC 5412 legitimized covert operations in Iran, Guatemala, Vietnam, Laos, ”the Congo,” Cuba, Grenada, Nicaragua, etc. To ”strengthen the orientation toward the U.S all operations were to be executed so that ”U.S. Government...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (60): 151–162.
Published: 01 October 1994
... Vietnam War for an additional six years, with the con- sequent loss of hundreds of thousands of lives. He secretly invaded a neutral country (Cambodia), conducted 27,000 bombing sorties, and failed to consult Congress. He widened the war to drop 3 mil- lion tons of bombs on Laos, a small...
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Radical History Review (1986) 1986 (36): 115–132.
Published: 01 October 1986
... intercutting. For example, in the fourth program, ”LBJ Goes to War,” footage of a speech by President Johnson making an emotional plea for greater support for the war is intercut with footage of a U.S. search-and-destroy operation. In the ninth pro- gram, ”Cambodia and Laos,” the camera cuts from...
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Radical History Review (1984) 1984 (31): 22–31.
Published: 01 December 1984
... of power when it ends with lines from Lao Tzu: And he who does not desire to be ahead of the world becomes the leader of the world. This is meant to lend universal significance to the preceding drama of Dan's choice between Jean and May Ling and his discovery...
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Radical History Review (2003) 2003 (85): 253–264.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Sithavaday, an eighteen-year-old whose family had fled Laos in 1979, found himself in Somalia, a member of the Tenth Mountain Division’s second battalion, Eighty-Seventh Infantry. Interviewed by his local newspaper, Sithavaday, without...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (103): 117–130.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Subject in the Plot: National Boundaries and the ‘History’ of the Black Atlantic,” African Studies Review 43 (2000): 101 – 24; and Agustín Lao-Montes, “Decolonial Moves: Trans-locating African Diaspora Spaces,” Cultural Studies 21 (2007): 309 – 38. 45. Hanchard, “Racial Consciousness...
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Radical History Review (1984) 1984 (31): 42–70.
Published: 01 December 1984
... operations." Vietnam, Laos, the Congo, Iran, Guatemala, Cuba, Grenada, Nicaragua. To "strengthen the orientation toward the U.S." The doctrine of "plausible" governmental deniability. NSC 5412 ended all pretensions about territorial integrity...
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Radical History Review (2011) 2011 (110): 83–108.
Published: 01 May 2011
... $2.2 billion of economic and military aid to consolidate Thailand’s antidemocratic police state.46 The rise of leftist anticolonial movements in Laos and Vietnam as well as China’s Communist revolution made Thailand a prime potential base to combat alternative political economies deemed threaten...
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Radical History Review (1995) 1995 (63): 87–109.
Published: 01 October 1995
... that the United States run risks over peripheral arcas, because if not in Berlin or the Taiwan Straits, then why California? Commitments were interdependent.R2indeed, the process became perverted as the need to demonstrate credibility ele- vated peripheral areas as Laos and Vietnam to...
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Radical History Review (2006) 2006 (95): 173–190.
Published: 01 May 2006
... twenty-three Asian nations — Afghanistan, Burma, Cambodia, Ceylon, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Laos, Lebanon, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, North Vietnam, South Vietnam, and Yemen — and six African nations — Egypt, Ethiopia, the...
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Radical History Review (1999) 1999 (74): 65–95.
Published: 01 May 1999
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Radical History Review (1991) 1991 (50): 39–70.
Published: 01 May 1991
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Radical History Review (1991) 1991 (50): 7–36.
Published: 01 May 1991
... led by the Khmer Rouge. Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos are still isolated and embargoed by U.S. diplomacy. The war’s veterans have some unresolved issues-Agent Orange, the MIAs. But the war continues in another, more important way. Thousands of veterans returned from that war and...
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Radical History Review (2002) 2002 (82): 37–64.
Published: 01 January 2002
... with it further escalation and killing. Nixon’s policy of “Vietnamization”—gradually withdrawing U.S. ground troops to lower U.S. casual- ties while conducting a ferocious bombing campaign that encompassed Cambodia and Laos as well as Vietnam—failed to assuage antiwar sentiment. Protests surged...