vietnam

Lawrence O'Donnell: 'We Do Not Elect Presidents To Trust Generals'
Lawrence O'Donnell had a few words for the pundits hyperventilating over the "explosive" revelations in Robert Gates' upcoming memoir and the notion that it's the president's job to "trust the generals." Read more...
C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Saigon Rock And Soul
It's about time we had an album night here at C&L, so I figured I'd start with something a little more unique rather than one of the classics. Read more...
Nearly 40 years after the war, American vets who live in Vietnam are working to foster reconciliation between the two countries, while other former US soldiers are traveling there to find 'closure.' Read more...
Declassified Docs Reveal Names Of Prominent Americans Targeted By NSA During Vietnam Era
Newly declassified documents show the US security agency spied on King, boxer Muhammad Ali, others. Read more...
Avoiding The U.S.'s Next Grand Delusion
An interview with Robert Mann, author of *A Grand Delusion: America's Descent into Vietnam* on lessons still relevant today, occasioned by Syria crisis. Read more...

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Here, Charles Krauthammer magically turns the man who escalated the war in Afghanistan, expanded international drone strikes, and killed Osama bin Laden into a drag queen who refuses to fight. Read more...
A new documentary called "Unclaimed," claims to introduce the world to former Army Sergeant John Robertson, lost over Vietnam in 1968 and left behind for over four decades. Read more...
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Thursday asserted that the U.S. war in "Vietnam was winnable, but people in Washington decided we would not win it!" Read more...
In a web-extended version of his broadcast essay, Bill Moyers gives examples of how indiscriminate killing by our military forces not only cuts down innocent bystanders, but drives “their enraged families and friends straight into the Read more...
I don't think Senator John Kerry's expert diplomacy skills were ever in question, but if anyone did have any doubts, they were certainly laid to rest after his response to a protester during his confirmation hearing earlier Thursday. Read more...