Vietnam War

Killing Democracy in America

Killing Democracy in America

July 30, 2020 Opinion
The phrase “thinking about the unthinkable” has always been associated with the unthinkable cataclysm of a nuclear war, and rightly so. Lately, though, I’ve been pondering another kind of unthinkable …
Book Review: Waging Peace in Vietnam

Book Review: Waging Peace in Vietnam

January 1, 2020 Books
One of the enduring myths connected to the Vietnam War is that the U.S. military could have won the war if the politicians and protestors back in Washington didn’t somehow handicap the generals. When …
How the US Navy Sold the Vietnam War

How the US Navy Sold the Vietnam War

April 22, 2019 History
The US Navy was behind the massive propaganda coup in popularizing Tom Dooley and his false accounts; “But it was widely recognized within the U.S. government that these stories were false” Dr. Tom Do…
How the NYT Plays with History

How the NYT Plays with History

January 20, 2017 Opinion
Whenever The New York Times or some other mainstream news outlet holds itself out as a paragon of professional journalism – by wagging a finger at some pro-Trump “fake news” or some Internet “conspira…