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Hither and Yon

‘People!’ — by Sol W. Sanders — a journalistic tapestry

By Donald Kirk, EastAsiaIntel.com
Correspondents by the time they reach a certain age may look back on an extraordinary range of people encountered in odd situations and settings. We all have stories to tell, uniquely our own, rich and varied, few more so than Sol Sanders, who spent years in capitals ranging from  Read More 
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Still forgetting the ‘Forgotten War’ after all these years

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By Donald Kirk, EastAsiaIntel.com
WASHINGTON-- You know how forgotten is the Korean War when you see a documentary about the young correspondents who battled U.S. officialdom in the early years of the Vietnam War and hear comparisons between Vietnam and World War II, Vietnam and Iraq ― and not  Read More 
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Betraying our allies: Lessons unlearned by less-than-compassionate foreign policy liberals

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By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com
SAIGON — It’s become fashionable among intellectuals from left and right to talk about the Vietnam War in terms of “lessons learned.”
Better yet, critics of U.S. policy write and talk about “lessons not learned.” One of the latter emailed asking me to tell  Read More 
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War and peace, then and now

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By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com
In sunny Florida, while storms and blizzards rage in the American Northeast, old war correspondents from our days in Vietnam and Cambodia talk about those days of fighting in the jungles, of going down remote roads, of running into the bad guys and coming back  Read More 
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