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My Lai Massacre
My Lai Massacre news and analysis from The Nation
June 8, 2018
Don’t Underestimate Trump: Seymour Hersh on the News, Past and Present
The journalist who brought the My Lai massacre to light explains why we are not in a golden age of journalism.
March 19, 2018
The Untold Story of My Lai: How and Why the Official Investigation Covered Up General Westmoreland’s Responsibility
The Pentagon’s policy, by clear inference if not explicit directive, was to treat civilians living in Communist-controlled areas as enemy combatants.
April 15, 2015
Vietnam in the Battlefield of Memory
On the war’s 50th anniversary, peace activists will be challenging the Pentagon’s whitewashed history.
March 16, 2015
March 16, 1968: The My Lai Massacre in Vietnam
“The obsolete pretensions of sovereign prerogative and military necessity had better be challenged soon if life on earth is to survive,” Richard Falk wrote in
February 25, 2015
The Lethal Legacy of the Vietnam War
Fifty years after the first US troops came ashore at Da Nang, the Vietnamese are still coping with unexploded bombs and Agent Orange.
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February 13, 2013
In Our Orbit: My Lai Rules
Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam