SOURCE: New York Times
"The use of the herbicide in the neutral nation of Laos by the United States — secretly, illegally and in large amounts — remains one of the last untold stories of the American war in Southeast Asia."
SOURCE: The Atlantic
Washington has admitted to the long-lasting effects of dioxin use in Vietnam, but has largely sidestepped the issue in neighboring Cambodia and Laos.
SOURCE: Commentary Magazine
by Max Boot
It’s true that on Tuesday the president didn’t actually apologize in Laos for American actions in the 1960s, but he danced right up to the line.
SOURCE: CBC News
A U.S. secret operation in Laos that ended 43 years ago is still creating fresh wounds.
How does one memorialize a failed war that most people don’t even know about or would rather forget?
Channapha Khamvongsa has led a single-minded effort to clean up the fallout of a nine-year American air campaign that made Laos one of the most heavily bombed places on earth.
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