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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 65–71.
Published: 01 September 2016
... audiences to identify with the American perspective. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 Vietnam War literature memory history cinema Hollywood RICHARD HAHN RICHARD HAHN Within a week, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s darkly comic first novel, The Sympathizer , won the 2016 Pulitzer...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 63–75.
Published: 01 December 2005
... and veterans that structed in disobedience of orders.” (Not we owe some of our most convincing per­ true. The Bundeswehr of Germany has had suasion that Vietnam was the wrong war such instruction for over forty years.)4 In ret­ for Americans to have undertaken. Whether rospect, the killing of more than...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 69–76.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... impose a one-dimensional, militaristic im­ Nobody could really discuss the war then— age over the remarkably cerebral, essentially though now everybody does, and they won­ humanistic society of North Vietnam. der how we could have sacrificed so many In Hoang Cam’s story, and those of people...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 79–87.
Published: 01 June 2012
... through much of the Vietnam War, which ended in the spring of 1975 with Hanoi’s takeover of South Vietnam and the fall of Phnom Penh to the Khmer Rouge. But escalating violence along the Cambodia-Vietnam border and fear of Vietnam’s increasing rapprochement with China’s bitter enemy, the Soviet Union, led...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 48–55.
Published: 01 June 2000
... by raping the earth. Tennessean and focused on stories about mis­ But his toughest stand as a senator use of political and business power. But soon came in opposing the Vietnam War. Gore, Gore became bored with journalism; it was Sr. demanded that the United States “cut not enough to report...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 9–14.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of democracy. Based in Bangkok in the 1970s, I witnessed the final years of the Vietnam War and its sorry sideshows in Cambodia and Laos. As an unwilling guest of the Khmer Rouge in Phnom Penh, where I had overstayed my welcome following the evacuation of most Western media by American helicopters a few days...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 105–111.
Published: 01 March 2000
... on that — to continue the Vietnam War for almost very subject and being lavished with praise four years at the cost of 22,000 American for doing so. He may believe that “the me­ lives, not to mention those of hundreds of dia elite were preoccupied with Nicaragua, thousands of Vietnamese, Lao, and Cam­ El...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., the to be imperialists with good intentions, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, benevolent hegemon who is prepared to Grenada, and Panama. But apart from the wage preventive wars, or launch preemptive Korean and Vietnam Wars, we have been strikes at any presumed enemy. reluctant to use military force...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 43–48.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., the largest protest in Cambridge since the Vietnam War. But after the protest, I started thinking an activist’s role is more reactive. If someone comes, you protest; if someone gets arrested, you protest, someone gets killed, you protest; something happens, you protest. I realized that the Israelis...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 39–44.
Published: 01 March 2001
... a modest to his warning about the growing influence ripple effect. The historian Douglas Brinkley of the military-industrial establishment. As points out that it was only years later, as the the late Washington columnist Lars Erik- Vietnam War loomed large in the national Nelson noted in his last...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 94–105.
Published: 01 December 2012
... to make in the Mau Mau trial will inspire a more permanent shift in popular perceptions of Imperial Britain and its Army. “There is this impression,” Bennett scoffs, “that the British army doesn’t do war crimes .” People believe this is what “Americans do in Vietnam or in Abu Ghraib. It’s the kind...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 37–42.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., the United States, together with administration had become a majority posi­ Britain, initiated negotiations on the b w c . tion in the second”— a process palpably ac­ Prompted in part by U.S. use of defoliants celerated by the terror attacks of September in the Vietnam War, public pressure...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 102–109.
Published: 01 December 2016
... purges started, U.S., U.K., and Australian diplomats sent a steady stream of reports. All three governments knew exactly what was happening and continued to support Suharto. The U.S. gave money and small arms to the Indonesian military in 1965. Despite the escalation of the Vietnam War, it was Indonesia...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 107–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... at the height of the American War in 1967. Around West Lake is Little Korea. The Koreans have invested almost as much as the Japanese in Vietnam, and the Koreans come here to live and manage their firms. In Saigon, there are almost 80,000 Koreans. They understand Vietnam because they still remember what...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 79–88.
Published: 01 June 2011
... have produced some deeply regrettable outcomes. During the Vietnam War, poor civil-military coordination led to the development of the Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support ( cords ) program, established by President Lyndon Johnson in 1967. The concept was for a single body of senior...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 67–71.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Jonathan Mermin Copyright © 2004 World Policy Institute 2004 PRESS B #X Jonathan Mermin is an attorney in Portland, Maine, and the author »/Debating War and Peace: Media Coverage of U.S. Intervention in the Post-Vietnam Era. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from Yale...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 20 (4): 1–11.
Published: 01 December 2004
... of the ated in secret by the Allied powers during president’s supposed preference for unilater­ the war were in fact observed, though run­ alism. On the contrary, the administration’s ning contrary to Wilson’s own pronounce­ difficulties in Iraq are actually the result of ments (including the famous...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of success—tons of cocaine seized, try, creating space in the market for many numbers of traffickers arrested, acres of coca new small and intermediate producers whose leaf eradicated—are as misleading as the business plan, as described by a Colombian “body counts” during the Vietnam War be­ weekly...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 51–59.
Published: 01 September 2000
... with you Americans in Vietnam by forc­ who had once been pulled back to Washing­ ing you to become prisoners of their rheto­ ton and then temporarily banished to the ric.” So far as I know, this was the first pub­ Army War College for courageously stand­ lished comparison between Afghanistan and ing...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 36–46.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., un­ afforded by a Pax Americana, and U.S. mili­ derwritten by a booming economy and LDP tary procurement during the Korean and policies that ensured the equitable distribu­ Vietnam wars, Japan underwent a high- tion of national wealth. The hot-button is­ growth “economic miracle,” becoming...