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How Wars Are Fought Again in Memory

A year ago, the Vietnamese-American author Viet Thanh Nguyen published The Sympathizer, a novel set in the Vietnam War and its aftermath. ...
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A Double Dose of Reality on Homegrown Terrorism

One assumes the authors did not coordinate the writing of these two books, but they complement each other in remarkable ...
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Two Sides of the Vietnam War and its Personal Costs

Wars end, but for those who live through them, they are not over. Thats the common thread in these two otherwise ...
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Can Corruption Lose Wars?

In the closing years of the Vietnam war, I traveled to a province on the Cambodian border where I heard ...
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Islams Clash of Beliefs, As Seen From Modern Iran

Soon after she first began working with foreign journalists in Tehran, Nazila Fathi was summoned to the Intelligence Ministry to ...
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A New and Personal Narrative of Who Lost Vietnam

Over the decades that have passed since the Vietnam War, there has been a growing movement to turn that history ...
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Voices of Pashtun Women from Wartime Afghanistan

I AM THE BEGGAR OF THE WORLD: Landays from Contemporary Afghanistan   Translated by Eliza Griswold, photographs by Seamus Murphy Farrar, Straus ...
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The Iraqis We Left Behind: A Book Review

TO BE A FRIEND IS FATAL: The Fight to Save the Iraqis America Left Behind By Kirk W. Johnson Scribner, 338 ...