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

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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

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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?

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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,...

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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,...

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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtAVy7P1uJg] Nhuận’s dismay with Thiệu climaxed during the national elections of 1971, when Thiệu resorted to the same dirty tricks Kỳ tried to use...

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

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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,...

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“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,...

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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,...

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

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

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By 1961, the insurgency was growing and the in-coming Kennedy Administration put the blame on the repressive policies of Ngô regime. The Kennedys were...