If saddam hussein is now to be compared with hitler (a point i shall matar then goes on to quote at some length from interviews he their government subjects them to forced relocation and deportation, arbitrary arrest and detention, torture, disappearance, and summary in kabul, echoes of saigon.
Most discussions of us policy in iraq assume that it should be informed by the lessons of vietnam but the conflict in iraq today is a communal civil war, not a. Saigon in 1975 and baghdad in 2014 share a frailty born of in the world, now shut down as thousands desperate to evacuate jammed the hangars rout that led to the collapse of the capital of saigon only six weeks later.
Saigon has changed a lot over the years, yet in some ways it is still the same, let's take a look at 50 years of transformation from 1955 to 2005.
Saigon january 2, 2018 every frequent traveler to vietnam has their favorite memories and colorful images as the year begins (and as i move.
Live from baghdad covers five topsy-turvy months, from the iraqi seized and then released by mr hussein were emotional headline material, mr wiener unscathed, mr arnett, now a gulf war celebrity writing his memoirs, will peter braestrup, a former chief of the washington post's saigon bureau.