Inside the US Effort to Clear Millions of Vietnam-Era Bombs in Laos
The effort to clear Laos of war-era bombs goes on.
How Drugs Have Been Used in Basically Every War Ever to Make Soldiers Better at Killing
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.
The US Military Euthanised or Abandoned Thousands of Their Own Canine Soldiers at the End of the Vietnam War
After the war ended, the US military marked their dogs as "expendable surplus equipment," leaving them to the South Vietnamese or euthanising them.
How to Make it as an Expat Extra in Vietnam
It's really not hard – as long as you are black or white.
What the Fuck Is Going on in 'Forrest Gump'?
This movie is like a box of chocolates – it really doesn't age well at all.
Should We Look at and Share Photos of Dead Civilians in Gaza?
When does it become gore porn instead of activism?
Immigrants Are Being Kept As Cannabis Slaves in Britain and Ireland
And then sent to prison when they're found by police.
A Generation of US and UK War Veterans Are Being Silenced
Speak out about atrocities and risk jail.
Why Were Vietnam Elected to the UN Human Rights Council?
They're much better at violating human rights than protecting them.
The Hangover News
This weekend, the Venezuelan government tackled inflation by sending troops into expensive shops.
Exploring Vietnam's Lunchtime Sex Motels
Nha Nghis have been popping up everywhere over the last decade.
British Soldiers Take Drugs and Go to Raves, Too
Stuart Griffiths' new photo-book contains a lot of good stories.