Foreign Affairs

Ken Burns: Worse for Vietnam than Agent Orange. Part 1 of...

A review written by Professor Thomas Bass titled America's Amnesia is truly worth reading and provides far greater detail and insight than your present...

Here’s What’s Going On With Washington Babylon: Keep reading, there’s actual...

OK, after a long gap-like chasm and lacuna the size of the Grand Canyon, Washington Babylon, America’s leading news source, has started publishing a...

Douglas Valentine on the Ken Burns Vietnam documentary

Our friend and expert correspondent on the CIA, Douglas Valentine, recently appeared on Our Hidden History speaking about the new PBS documentary about the...

Does Russia Matter?

Memes aren’t great ways to learn a lot about history or politics, though they’re used that way a lot.  Still, some are funny and...

The Life and Times of a South Vietnamese Special Police Officer,...

Nhuận was captured on 17 April 1975 while hiding in the French-style villa of Mr. Tôn Thất Đệ, owner of Nha-Trang’s “Tân Tân” ciné....

The Life and Times of a South Vietnamese Special Police Officer,...

Nhuận’s dismay with Thiệu climaxed during the national elections of 1971, when Thiệu resorted to the same dirty tricks Kỳ tried to use in...

The Life and Times of a South Vietnamese Special Police Officer,...

Ever the idealist, Lê Xuân Nhuận refused to participate in Nguyễn Cao Kỳ’s plot to seize power from his running mate Nguyễn Văn Thiệu....

The Life and Times of a South Vietnamese Special Police Officer,...

“In 1967,” Nhuan said, “the Central Vietnam Southern Lowland Region comprised five provinces: Bình-Định, Phú-Yên, Khánh-Hòa, Ninh-Thuận, Bình-Thuận, and one independent city, Cam-Ranh. That...

The Life and Times of a South Vietnamese Special Police Officer,...

Nhuận left the CIO/SOC in December 1963 to become Chief of the National Police in Quảng-Đức Province, headquartered in Gia Nghia City in the...

The Life and Times of a South Vietnamese Special Police Officer,...

The dictatorial Ngô regime collapsed in 1963, for several reasons. One contributing factor was its Strategic Hamlet program. Designed to protect the regime by...