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Home Topics in Depth Foreign Affairs Chris Hedges On Contact: The Hidden Tragedy of the Vietnam War with Nick Turse

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    Chris Hedges On Contact: The Hidden Tragedy of the Vietnam War with Nick Turse

    Chris Hedges discusses the hidden tragedy of the Vietnam War with the author of “Kill Anything that Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam”, Nick Turse. Turse uncovered documents that revealed systematic violence against civilians extending beyond the massacre at My Lai. Understanding our atrocities and technowar policies in Vietnam casts light what we are doing in Iraq and Afghanistan today.

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  • Sadie (3069 posts)
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    1. Another reason that I will truly miss RT

    I love Chris Hedges and they are the best when it comes to reporting on war and war crimes.  I am sure that our CIA hates to see all of our past dirty laundry being brought out before the world.  A buzzkill to their Empire building.

      Wake up, peeps, their kids go to Harvard and Yale; your kids go to Iraq & Afghanistan.   
  • RealityCheck (1029 posts)
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    2. Unfortunately true

    Without going into details, I can also verify much that took place in Nam could be considered acts of atrocities. On the other hand, considering what many in-country soldiers endured, there were also many acts of humanity performed. Survival becomes extremely perplexed in a place filled with confusion and anger. A place where many didn’t wish to be.