Tag: Vietnam

Acting on Iran has painful shades of joining the US in Iraq

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Here’s a word of advice to Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Unless he wants to risk a smudge on his reputation of the sort that accompanies John Howard to this day: don’t get involved in conflict with Iran beyond limited naval engagement in a Gulf peace-keeping role.

via Acting on Iran has painful shades of joining the US in Iraq

50 Years After My Lai Massacre in Vietnam, Revisiting the Slaughter the U.S. Military Tried to Hide | Democracy Now!

S1 my lai massacre 50 years later

50 Years After My Lai Massacre in Vietnam, Revisiting the Slaughter the U.S. Military Tried to Hide | Democracy Now!

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The GI Resistance Continues: Vietnam Vets Return to My Lai, Where U.S. Slaughtered 500 Civilians

History suggests the Islamic State could convince the US it deserves to exist | VICE News

History suggests there are certain criteria that allow insurgents and revolutionaries, even ones with histories of brutal behavior, to engage with the United States.

Source: History suggests the Islamic State could convince the US it deserves to exist | VICE News