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Ngo Dinh Diem And The Republic Of Vietnam: American Puppet Or National Hero?

Ngo Dinh Diem And The Republic Of Vietnam: American Puppet Or National Hero?
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A book review on Misalliance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and the Fate of South Vietnam by historian Edward Miller.

Son Nguyen
Son Nguyen
Book Review
Reunification Without Reconciliation: A Glimpse Into The Social Conflicts And Integration Process In Postwar Vietnam

Reunification Without Reconciliation: A Glimpse Into The Social Conflicts And Integration Process In Postwar Vietnam
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As April comes to a close, public discussions on the fall of Saigon and the new government’s integration policy that followed have turned into a heated debate that usually results in a fierce crossfire of opinions, both inside and outside of Vietnam. The scenes of North Vietnamese tanks rolling

Dat Le
Politics
January 19, 1974: The Paracels Maritime Battle

January 19, 1974: The Paracels Maritime Battle
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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- What happened? On this day, in 1974, Chinese and then-Republic of Vietnam (RVN) navies clashed [https://thediplomat.com/2014/01/lessons-from-the-battle-of-the-paracel-islands/] [1] with one another in close-proximity maneuvers off the islands of the Paracel archipelago. The incident happened after the South Vietnamese army discovered the presence of the Chinese

Jason Nguyen
On This Day
June 11, 1963: The Internationally Shocking Self-Immolation Of Buddhist Monk Thich Quang Duc

June 11, 1963: The Internationally Shocking Self-Immolation Of Buddhist Monk Thich Quang Duc
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The “On This Day” series aims to introduce contemporary Vietnamese history of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries by explaining political events that occurred on this day in the past. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- What happened? On the morning of June 11, 1963 [https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/modern-asian-studies/article/abs/religious-revival-and-the-politics-of-nation-building-reinterpreting-the-1963-buddhist-crisis-in-south-vie

Son Nguyen
Son Nguyen
On This Day
The Pleasant Lies Told About the Vietnam War, in Place of Unpleasant Truths

The Pleasant Lies Told About the Vietnam War, in Place of Unpleasant Truths
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By Magdalena Slezáková Will Nguyen (age 34) is a Vietnamese-American public policy specialist and an activist for the Vietnamese democracy movement. He was born in Houston, Texas to a refugee family from South Vietnam. He graduated with a Bachelor in East Asian Studies from Yale University and a Master in

Will Nguyen
Will Nguyen
Politics