To my parents, Vietnam was a war; to me, it was a country. Reflections on conflict and memory following the death of General Vo Nguyen Giap.
If Congress approves a strike on Syria, it could come at great political cost.
A review of David M. Kennedy’s The Modern American Military reveals the trade-offs we’ve made for our ultra-professional, self-contained, all-volunteer force.
Remember. You are already Vietnamese.
A question for veterans that needs answering.
Waterboarding Americans and the Redefinition of Torture
The last best chance for the truth about a lost war and America’s war-making future.
The atrocities committed by American forces in Vietnam defy easy explanation.
Recently unearthed documents and testimony reveal that the U.S.’s war crimes in Vietnam were far more widespread—and egregious—than previously known.
The American system of suffering, 1965-2014.
Anthony D’Aries explores father, culture, and war in his new book Language of Men.
Vietnam has left town, say “hello” to the new syndrome on the block.
Chomsky discusses the unpeople in Iraq, the U.S., and Latin America, clever uses of the internet and international solidarity, and the conversion of a liberal dove to a principled anti-warrior.
I tell myself I bought the painting as a souvenir, a memory in the French sense. But really it is my consolation for not finding out Amy’s name.