Vietnam war

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The Kissinger years: flawed legacy of the man behind US cold war policy
He shaped a world of superpowers but to those without power he was ruthless. How did one diplomat hold sway for so long?

Simon Tisdall

02, Dec, 2023 @4:11 PM

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News coverage of war affects us all, but is switching off the right response? | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to an article by Simon Jenkins on the impact of the atrocities constantly being portrayed in the media

12, Nov, 2023 @4:41 PM

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Kevin Phillips obituary
American political analyst behind Richard Nixon’s electoral ‘southern strategy’ who later became an author and columnist

Michael Carlson

06, Nov, 2023 @12:52 PM

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Australian War Memorial researchers identify 285 Indigenous servicemen who fought in the Vietnam war
A national ceremony in Canberra will mark the 50th anniversary of the end of Australia’s involvement in the war

Christopher Knaus

17, Aug, 2023 @3:00 PM

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‘Make mud, not war’: how US used weather warfare in Vietnam
Top-secret project Commando Lava caused disruption along strategically vital Ho Chi Minh trail

David Hambling

10, Aug, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Weizenbaum’s nightmares: how the inventor of the first chatbot turned against AI
Computer scientist Joseph Weizenbaum was there at the dawn of artificial intelligence – but he was also adamant that we must never confuse computers with humans

Ben Tarnoff

25, Jul, 2023 @4:00 AM

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Cluster bombs won’t bring peace to Ukraine | Letters
Letters: Dr Anthony Isaacs, Rae Street and Dennis Fitzgerald criticise President Biden’s decision to supply the weapons, but Per G Bilse argues that any weapon can be indiscriminate if misused

14, Jul, 2023 @4:36 PM

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The Guardian view on supplying cluster bombs: not just a 'difficult' decision, but the wrong one | Editorial
Editorial: The US is to transfer the devastating weapons to Ukraine. Kyiv is in a desperate struggle – but Joe Biden should not have approved this


10, Jul, 2023 @5:33 PM

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Daniel Ellsberg, Pentagon Papers whistleblower, dies aged 92
Analyst who leaked studies showing US government knew the Vietnam war was un-winnable became activist and writer

Martin Pengelly in New York

16, Jun, 2023 @7:04 PM

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‘I don’t want more children to suffer what I did’: the 50-year fight to clear US bombs from Laos
Since the last bomb fell on this neutral country 50 years ago, unexploded ordnance has killed 20,000 people. And it could take 100 years to clear it all

Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent

27, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Did Vietnam peace protests stop Nixon using nuclear weapons?
A new documentary, released amid Putin’s brinksmanship over Ukraine, argues that marches in 1969 changed the US president’s mind. Some historians think otherwise

Charles Kaiser

28, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Wandering Souls by Cecile Pin review – Vietnamese refugees adrift in Thatcher’s Britain
This dazzling debut follows a traumatised family as they try to rebuild their lives in Britain

Lucy Popescu

26, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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