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Monday, March 30th, 2015

Cleaning a land riddled with bombs

International New York Times Sat, 28 Mar 2015 BY THOMAS FULLER One woman has led a single-minded effort to clean up the fallout of a nine-year American air campaign that made Laos one of the most heavily bombed places on earth. Thao Kae and his friends were foraging for their dinner, collecting the bamboo shoots that grow in the jungle… [Read Full Article]
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Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

The Scene of the Crime

A reporter’s journey to My Lai and the secrets of the past. BY SEYMOUR M. HERSH There is a long ditch in the village of My Lai. On the morning of March 16, 1968, it was crowded with the bodies of the dead—dozens of women, children, and old people, all gunned down by young American soldiers. Now, forty-seven years later,… [Read Full Article]
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Thursday, March 12th, 2015

The Lethal Legacy of the Vietnam War

Fifty years after the first US troops came ashore at Da Nang, the Vietnamese are still coping with unexploded bombs and Agent Orange. George Black February 25, 2015 | This article appeared in the March 16, 2015 edition of The Nation. On a mild, sunny morning last November, Chuck Searcy and I drove out along a spur of the old… [Read Full Article]
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Monday, February 23th, 2015

Francis Parker Exploring South East Asia

Wednesday, Feb. 18th: A Glimpse of the Past and a Glimpse of the Future Standing at the center of every country, there seems to lie a defining moment in the state's history that, more often than not, stands as a point of pride. In the United States, people are proud of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the… [Read Full Article]
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Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Francis Parker Exploring South East Asia

Tuesday, Feb. 17: Reflections on Cambodian Fortitude: Reconciling a Painful Past and a Moment of Bliss She is dressed like an ordinary young woman, albeit a glamorous one, wearing a professional-looking red dress and blazer. Suddenly, her face twists into an expression of intense grief as she opens her mouth to smote, or sing a funeral song. The high notes… [Read Full Article]
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