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John Kerry returns to Vietnam

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 influence his political career and foreign…

Hagel deals with Vietnam memories on Asia trip

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 in the Mekong Delta — both…

After 40 years, Vietnam memories, nightmares remain

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 it or otherwise lived it. While…

Historic Agent Orange cleanup begins in Vietnam

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 after a decades-long wait, a historic…

Record number of Americans oppose Afghan war

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 has turned into the most unpop0ular…

Senate frontrunner lied about serving in Vietnam

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, a Democrat, not only never…