Tag: Vietnam War
Christian Appy: America’s Endless WarsApril 2015
Forty years later, will the end games in Iraq and Afghanistan follow the Vietnam playbook?
Nissa Rhee: Back to WarApril 2015
Vietnam and Iraq war veterans find closure only by returning to their war zones.
William J. Astore: Worshipping WarfightersJune 2014
The militarized realities of fortress America.
Nick Turse: Misremembering America’s Wars, 2003-2053February 2014
After enough time, who still actually cares?
Madeline Felix: Where the Past is Just the PastOctober 2013
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.
Tom Engelhardt: Teenagers in SpaceAugust 2013
Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Rambo, Red Dawn, and how a tale of American triumphalism was returned to the child’s world.
Tom Engelhardt: The Secret History of G.I. JoeAugust 2013
Barbie, Joe, Darth Vader, and warmaking in children’s culture.
Nick Turse: Who Did You Rape in the War, Daddy?March 2013
A question for veterans that needs answering.