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  • 'Guns of August 2': What led to the Vietnam War

    In the book "The Guns of August," historian Barbara Tuchman describes the decisions that, 100 years ago, led to World War I. But this August brings us another momentous turning point: the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Incident of 1964.
  • Quick, hide the past

    "Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past." --Party slogan, "1984" It is an essential part of the totalitarian mentality -- excuse me, not mentality, but to use today's neo-non-word, mindset. As if approved...

    Saigon Kitchen: Standout Chinese From The Pros

    Saigon Kitchen: Standout Chinese From The Pros
    Why on earth would a Chinese restaurant be named after a city in Vietnam? Upon asking, the short story is that it's a long story. The not-really-that-long story is that the owners grew up in Saigon. Saigon Kitchen sits tucked away down the alley that is...

    Peter Arnett: In Baghdad, we could see the fall of Saigon all over again

    Exploding shells and rockets rattled me awake in the early hours of a misty Tuesday morning in Saigon. I scrambled to my hotel roof and watched as fireballs, smoke and debris burst across the city's famous airport once one of the busiest in the world, now...

    Congress should decide on war in Iraq

    Congress should decide on war in Iraq
    By the spring of 1975, U.S. combat troops had been gone from Vietnam for two years. The country's long involvement there had ended, the draft had been abolished, Richard Nixon had resigned and the Americans who fought there were engaged at home in an...