Category Archives: War

The Reality of the Tet Offensive: Military Failure and Economic Crisis

Tet was a pivot point of the Vietnam War, and it’s been misrepresented ever since…… At the end of January the media will commemorate one of the more important and decisive events of the Vietnam War, the Tet Offensive. On … Continue reading

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Jimmy Carter is a Liberal Saint Now, Was a War Criminal Then…..

(Check out the Green and Red Podcast for more great history and politics) Jimmy Carter as ex-President has built homes for the poor, brokered peace agreements, overseen elections, and engaged in humanitarian acts without fail.  He never cashed in like … Continue reading

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Dien Bien Phu and the First Indochina War [Part 1]

The French, Vietnamese Nationalism and Communism, and American Imperialism (Part 1 of 2, from French colonization to putative independence and war against France.  The story below is largely derived from my books Vietnam and the Transformation of American Life, and … Continue reading

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