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Ghost of Vietnam haunts Trump’s presidency

For more than 50 years, every American president has been forced to grapple, in one way or another, with the quagmire of the Vietnam...

Obama lifts arms ban against Vietnam

U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday lifted a half-century-old ban on selling arms to Vietnam, looking to bolster a government seen as a crucial,...

Documents detail Nixon’s dirty tricks

There's little doubt Richard Nixon was up to dirty tricks before his presidency ever began. Documents released by the National Archives' Nixon Presidential Library on...

John Kerry returns to Vietnam

John Kerry first set foot in Vietnam 44 years ago, a young U.S. Navy officer fighting in a war that would come to profoundly...

Hagel deals with Vietnam memories on Asia trip

Forty-five years ago, as the Vietnam war raged on, Army Spc. Chuck Hagel and Nguyen Tan Dung were on opposite sides of combat serving...

After 40 years, Vietnam memories, nightmares remain

The last U.S. combat troops left Vietnam 40 years ago Friday, and the date holds great meaning for many who fought the war, protested...

Historic Agent Orange cleanup begins in Vietnam

From deformed infants to grandparents with cancer, families near Vietnam's Danang Airbase have long blamed the toxic legacy of war for their ills. Now...

Record number of Americans oppose Afghan war

With soldiers burning Qurans and a deranged Army staff sergeant charged with blowing away 17 Afghan civilians the failing U.S. military effort in Afghanistan...

Senate frontrunner lied about serving in Vietnam

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, the acknowledged front runner for the Senate seat being vacated by Chris Dodd, lied repeatedly about serving in Vietnam. Blumenthal,...