The Evil That Was Phoenix

by Ron Jacobs on 12-07-2021

The Phoenix program was the culmination of a number of counterinsurgency plans undertaken by the Central Intelligence Agency, the military and a few other related agencies. All of these plans, like Phoenix itself, were designed to infiltrate and destroy the infrastructure of the communist-led Vietnamese insurgency—or as it was known by most US residents—the Viet Cong.


"Iraq" Is Still Arabic For "Vietnam"

by Ira Chernus on 21-06-2022

One must wonder whether Obama has told Maliki in private what JFK told Diem: U.S. troops would not actually be doing the fighting; we would only send military aid and advisors. Nevertheless, the U.S. would "expect to share in the decision-making process in the political, economic, and military fields." Looking back to Vietnam and ahead to Iraq, one can only say again, "Lotsa luck, buddy." - See more at: http://hnn.us/blog/153386#sthash.9vqjgmUx.dpuf

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