In his new book Shooting Up, the Polish historian Lukasz Kamienski traces the history of drugs in warfare, from the Viking berserkers to the Mumbai attacks.
After the war ended, the US military marked their dogs as "expendable surplus equipment," leaving them to the South Vietnamese or euthanising them.
I met with a group preparing to cross the Cambodian border in an attempt to make it to the UN office in Phnom Penh.
The US spends hundreds of billions of dollars on wars and sends thousands of soldiers around the world to fight in them, but it seems unable to translate all that might into anything that could be called victory.
The news comes just days after the country pissed off animal rights activists by crushing hundreds of cats to death with a dump truck.
In the latest episode of the second season of VICE, Thomas Morton heads to Syria to take a look at the front line of the battle for a Kurdish state, and Vikram Gandhi traces the illicit rhino-horn trade.
It's really not hard – as long as you are black or white.
You know it's a problem when the bathrooms have 'puke sinks' in them.
This movie is like a box of chocolates – it really doesn't age well at all.
When does it become gore porn instead of activism?
Henry Hargreaves photographs the US military's feelings, as etched onto their cell phones.
And then sent to prison when they're found by police.
Speak out about atrocities and risk jail.
They're much better at violating human rights than protecting them.
This weekend, "mutant" rats invaded parliament.
Nha Nghis have been popping up everywhere over the last decade.
Stuart Griffiths' new photo-book contains a lot of good stories.
The one-party leadership doesn't like its citizens speaking out.
If you thought you knew all there was to know about the Vietnam War, you were wrong.
"No, I think naming and shaming people would be much more effective."
Feel like swallowing a snake's still-beating heart? Le Mat is the place to go.
Lassie, Wellard from Eastenders, the Tatler dachshund, your boys took one hell of a beating.
We get lit up by Viet Cong... in North Carolina.
Thomas embeds with the Virginia-Carolina Military History Association... in Vietnam.