For every one of Kissinger’s brilliant moves, there was a bungling countermove.
Former US secretary of state, Henry Kissinger has died, aged 100. His legacy, including his involvement in the Vietnam war, is long, complicated and divisive.
A Cambodian scholar who fled the Khmer Rouge as a child writes about the legacy of Henry Kissinger, who died at the age of 100 on Nov 28, 2023.
Made at a time when America was facing crises on many fronts, William Friedkin’s film has profound things to say about humanity and society.
Bruce Petty woke editorial cartooning from a sleepy period telling fairly anodyne jokes and turned it into a mode of serious – if also often hilarious – satirical commentary on politics and society.
If you haven’t seen Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 sci-fi classic, then it’s likely you will have seen other films influenced by it.
Historical research into the infrastructure of protest found that many Australians found ‘quieter’ ways to express their opposition to conflict.
The New York Times’ publication of the Pentagon Papers showed the paper was willing to jeopardize connections to other powerful institutions, including the government, to serve the public interest.
The emphasis on the US and China in our foreign policy in recent years had diminished the significance of our relationships with middle-sized regional countries like Vietnam.
Love him or hate him, you can’t ignore the importance of Henry Kissinger’s legacy in government and as a public intellectual.
The Vietnam War whistleblower, who died on June 16, 2023, wrestled with his decision to leak thousands of pages of government documents.
André Dao has kept the legacy of his grandparents alive in Anam, a brilliant novel of immense scope that became a full quest for the truth of his family history, which spans the two Vietnam Wars.
A strain of sorrow and pessimism underlies all of Vonnegut’s fiction, as well as his graduation speeches. But he also insisted that young people cherish those fleeting moments of joy.
An expert in American history explains the white power movement, its impact on veterans and women and how the Vietnam War was the impetus for extremist groups to gain new members.
Will Joe Biden be able to maintain the balance that has so far allowed him to avoid serious Vietnam-like errors in Ukraine?
The recent online treatment of a K-pop singer reveals how the legacy of the Vietnam War still holds sway over the country to this day.
A media scholar who studied Carter and interviewed him explains how he attempted to translate Jesus’ teachings into action through his life of public service.
Chinese balloons must be assessed within the context of decades of mutual espionage and an awareness of the many storms in the U.S.-China relationship — and the history of empires.
Chemical weapons and toxins are still being used in current wars. Without action, ecosystems and people are at risk.
Fifty years after the US pulled out of Vietnam, the legacy of that war is still influencing its decisions.