Movie Review: Giái phóng Sài Gòn

Many of us can still remember exactly where we were and what we were doing on the morning of April 30, 1975 when the American media reported that Saigon had “fallen” and had been renamed Ho Chi Minh City, and that the decades-long nightmare was finally over.


Past, Present and Future: The Politics of Reform in the Era of Obama

I don't remember what the world was like before Ronald Reagan. My first political memory is of the day John Hinkley shot him. That was March 30, 1981. I was eight.


Trying to Undo - America’s Veterans of Conscience Living in Viet Nam

Suel Jones can be found most every morning around 8:30 in his favorite café on Nha Tho Street, in the quiet part of Ha Noi's Old Quarter, just west of Hoan Kiem Lake. He's one of dozens and dozens of US veterans who live in-country full or part-time to work at undoing some of the war's devastation … in Viet Nam.


US Gunboat Diplomacy in Latin America: A Way to Achieve Energy Security?

A new agreement between the United States and Colombia is being discussed, including the use of Colombian military bases by the US (two navy, two army, and three air force), adding 1,400 US military personnel, and a further $5 billion in aid over a period of 10 years.