This review originally appeared at WarOnTheRocks.com. By Arnold R. Isaacs Joshua Kurlantzick, A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA (Simon & Schuster, 2017) If you work at it, you can
This review originally appeared at TheNewYorkTimes.com. By Scott Shane. A GREAT PLACE TO HAVE A WAR America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA By Joshua Kurlantzick 323 pp. Simon & Schuster. $28. Speaking last
This review originally appeared at TheEconomist.com. How an unremitting, decade-long bombing campaign affected a small southeast Asian nation A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA. By
This article originally appeared at TruthDig.com As President Obama toured an exhibition of prosthetics made for Laotians who lost limbs when bombs exploded years or even decades after the United States dropped them on Laos
Photo: Chumsak Kanoknan/Getty Images This article appeared at kxly.com Author: By Rebecca Wright CNN XIENG KHOUNG, Laos (CNN) – For two years after the accident, Yei Yang refused to leave his home. “I
This article originally appeared at ReaderSupportedNews.org BY William Boardman Does anyone think America is accountable for its own actions? he preposterous ironies of President Obama’s unapologetic visit to Laos on
This article originally appeared at DemocracyNow.org As President Obama becomes the first American president to visit Laos, we look at the legacy of the U.S. bombing campaign there during the war on Vietnam. The U.S.
This article originally appeared at pbs.org The United States dropped 270 million bombs on Laos between 1964 and 1973. On Tuesday, President Obama became the first U.S. president to visit the country, promising to