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News Vietnam: Sanders says Iraq and Vietnam wars were 'based on lies' during Democratic debate

Published on: Wednesday 15 January 2020
Sanders says Iraq and Vietnam wars were 'based on lies' during Democratic debate
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/video/sanders-iraq-and-vietnam-wars-were-based-on-lies-76764741535

During the Democratic presidential debate, Sen. Bernie Sanders says he fears President Trump is lying about the situation with Iran and could pull the nation into another war that is worse than Iraq, which he said was based on lies. Former Vice President Biden criticized Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear agreement.

News Vietnam: Buttigieg slams Trump on "bone spurs" that kept him from serving in Vietnam

Published on: Tuesday 14 January 2020
Buttigieg slams Trump on "bone spurs" that kept him from serving in Vietnam
News source: https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/january-democratic-debate-live/h_f2e11d5652753f44d259a282b57ab599

Pete Buttigieg pointed to his own military experience and slammed Donald Trump over his bone spurs diagnosis as he argued he is prepared to take on the President.

News Vietnam: Vietnam's Winking Seal Beer Co. Launches beWater to Help Eliminate Single-Use Plastics

Published on: Monday 13 January 2020
Vietnam's Winking Seal Beer Co. Launches beWater to Help Eliminate Single-Use Plastics
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/vietnams-winking-seal-beer-co-062200680.html

Winking Seal Beer Co., a leading Vietnam-based craft beverage company, has partnered with TBC-Ball Beverage Can Vietnam Limited and Ball Asia Pacific Limited to launch beWater - an environmentally-friendly canned water product.

News Vietnam: From the Archives, 1969: Normie Rowe heads for Vietnam

Published on: Saturday 11 January 2020
From the Archives, 1969: Normie Rowe heads for Vietnam
News source: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/from-the-archives-1969-normie-rowe-heads-for-vietnam-20200110-p53qiu.html

Pop singer Normie Rowe leaving for Vietnam, Watsons Bay, 13 January 1969.Credit:John Elliot Rowe will be employed as a driver-signalman in a 13-ton armoured personnel carrier. His duties will include ...

News Vietnam: South China Sea: Malaysia, Indonesia, And Vietnam Beat China At Its Own Game

Published on: Friday 10 January 2020
South China Sea: Malaysia, Indonesia, And Vietnam Beat China At Its Own Game
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/panosmourdoukoutas/2020/01/10/south-china-sea-malaysia-indonesia-and-vietnam-beat-china-at-its-own-game/?ss=markets

Malaysia has joined Indonesia and Vietnam to beat China at its own game in the South China Sea (SCS): The use of lawfare to settle disputes. That's according to Dr. Namrata Goswami, the Senior Analyst ...

News Vietnam: Army Veteran Claims Prosthetic Legs Repossessed After VA Refused to Pay for Them: 'Medicare Did Not Send Me to Vietnam'

Published on: Thursday 09 January 2020
Army Veteran Claims Prosthetic Legs Repossessed After VA Refused to Pay for Them: 'Medicare Did Not Send Me to Vietnam'
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/army-veteran-has-prosthetic-legs-repossessed-after-va-refuses-pay-them-1481390

Jerry Holliman, 69, said he was told to check with Medicare to cover the cost, but the paperwork said there would be a copay required.

News Vietnam: True Blood actor Stephen Moyer steps into role as ruthless Vietnam-era CIA agent

Published on: Wednesday 08 January 2020
True Blood actor Stephen Moyer steps into role as ruthless Vietnam-era CIA agent
News source: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/q/true-blood-actor-stephen-moyer-steps-into-role-as-ruthless-vietnam-era-cia-agent-1.5417419

In the new CBC series Fortunate Son, Stephen Moyer plays a ruthless CIA agent tasked with taking down Vietnam War protesters. (Michelle Faye Fraser) ...

News Vietnam: Welsh ministers accused of 'cosying-up' to Vietnam over education links

Published on: Wednesday 08 January 2020
Welsh ministers accused of 'cosying-up' to Vietnam over education links
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-politics-51039055

A Welsh minister has defended her government's work with Vietnam after a Conservative assembly member accused it of "cosying-up" with the communist country. Eluned Morgan said her government is "very ...

News Vietnam: New interactive map helps ‘blue water’ Vietnam veterans locate ship positions

Published on: Tuesday 07 January 2020
New interactive map helps ‘blue water’ Vietnam veterans locate ship positions
News source: https://www.armytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2020/01/07/new-interactive-map-helps-blue-water-vietnam-veterans-locate-ship-positions/

A disability law firm has teamed with veterans advocates to host an interactive map of U.S. ship locations during the Vietnam War. The map could help support veterans' claims for Agent Orange-related ...

News Vietnam: Vietnam bars offer drinkers a ride home

Published on: Tuesday 07 January 2020
Vietnam bars offer drinkers a ride home
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-51032614

These are external links and will open in a new window Bars in Vietnam have come up with a creative way to get patrons home safely since tough new drink-driving laws came in over the New Year. Beer ...

News Vietnam: Ross Perot's Forgotten Mission During the Vietnam War

Published on: Saturday 04 January 2020
Ross Perot's Forgotten Mission During the Vietnam War
News source: https://time.com/5759015/ross-perots-forgotten-mission-vietnam-war/

As the 1960’s came to a close, Americans, whatever their political orientation, were weary – riots in the cities, the assassinations of Martin Luther King and RFK, seismic changes in the culture and ...

News Vietnam: America Faces 'Another Vietnam' If It Does Not Leave Middle East, Aide to Iran's Supreme Leader Warns

Published on: Sunday 05 January 2020
America Faces 'Another Vietnam' If It Does Not Leave Middle East, Aide to Iran's Supreme Leader Warns
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/iran-hassan-rouhani-qassem-soleimani-revenge-removal-america-filthy-hands-middle-east-1480527

"If they do not leave the region, they will face another Vietnam," he added. President Hassan Rouhani also vowed this weekend to eject Americans from the region in response to Soleimani's death. The ...

News Vietnam: Poisoned bubble tea in Vietnam kills nurse; suspect arrested

Published on: Thursday 02 January 2020
Poisoned bubble tea in Vietnam kills nurse; suspect arrested
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2020/01/02/Poisoned-bubble-tea-in-Vietnam-kills-nurse-suspect-arrested/2641577988657/

Jan. 2 (UPI) --A nurse in Vietnam died after drinking poisoned bubble tea that was intended for a colleague, according to a Vietnamese press report. Police in Vietnam said Thursday the cyanide-laced ...

News Vietnam: U.S. Diplomats Help 13 North Korean Escapees Held in Vietnam Reach Safety

Published on: Friday 03 January 2020
U.S. Diplomats Help 13 North Korean Escapees Held in Vietnam Reach Safety
News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-diplomats-help-13-north-korean-escapees-held-in-vietnam-reach-safety-11578070481

Thirteen North Korean refugees who were being detained in Vietnam reached safety last month following unexpected help from the U.S. government.

News Vietnam: From an American soldier in Vietnam, tragedy and poetry

Published on: Thursday 26 December 2019
From an American soldier in Vietnam, tragedy and poetry
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/from-an-american-soldier-in-vietnam-tragedy-and-poetry/2019/12/26/eb1dc070-1a97-11ea-b4c1-fd0d91b60d9e_story.html

James G. Hershberg is a professor of history and international affairs at George Washington University and the author of “Marigold: The Lost Chance for Peace in Vietnam.” On Nov. 15, 1969, half a ...

News Vietnam: South Korean man arrested for Korean family murder in Vietnam

Published on: Thursday 26 December 2019
South Korean man arrested for Korean family murder in Vietnam
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/12/26/South-Korean-man-arrested-for-Korean-family-murder-in-Vietnam/5691577381590/

Dec. 26 (UPI) --A South Korean man was arrested in connection to a murderous attack on a South Korean expatriate family in Vietnam, according to multiple press reports. The suspect with the surname ...

News Vietnam: Shaped by Vietnam War reporting, Ward Just, who died at 84, became a deft political novelist

Published on: Saturday 21 December 2019
Shaped by Vietnam War reporting, Ward Just, who died at 84, became a deft political novelist
News source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/obituaries/2019/12/21/shaped-vietnam-war-reporting-ward-just-who-died-became-deft-political-novelist/nuFExI0EbpLq0Aej917NuO/story.html

He was 84 and had lived on Martha’s Vineyard full time since the early 1990s. “I can’t imagine what my life would have been without Vietnam,” he told the Globe in 1982. “It’s present in the memory, it ...

News Vietnam: America's M72 Law Rocket Launcher Started In Vietnam And Now Serves Around The World

Published on: Friday 20 December 2019
America's M72 Law Rocket Launcher Started In Vietnam And Now Serves Around The World
News source: https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/americas-m72-law-rocket-launcher-started-vietnam-and-now-serves-around-world-107141

The one-shot disposable LAW made its debut with the U.S. military in 1963 and remains in limited use. Key point: Since the Vietnam War, the LAW has been in service with the armed forces of more than ...