50 Years After U.S. Launched Secret War on Laos, Unexploded Bombs Still Killing Civilians
Jerry Redfern, Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University and co-author of the book Eternal Harvest: The Legacy of American Bombs in Laos ... years—more than were dropped on Germany and Japan during World ...
The Toxic Effects of Agent Orange Persist 51 Years After the Vietnam War
The US war ... years (1961-1971) of spraying millions of gallons of toxic herbicides over vast areas of South Vietnam. These chemicals exposed almost five million people, mostly civilians, to deadly consequences. The toxic herbicides, most notably Agent ...
Cal Thomas: WWI, the not so great war
NEWBURY, England — World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years ... were more than 37 million casualties, including dead, wounded and missing. Russia and Germany lost the most (1.7 million ...
Iraq War 10 Years Later: Where Are They Now? Jessica Lynch
Jessica Lynch. Tommy Franks. 'Chemical Ali.' Tony Blair. Hans Blix. Ten years ago, as the war in Iraq began, these were names on front pages everywhere ... and on Jan. 9, 2007, a 7-pound, 10-ounce baby girl. The couple named the baby Dakota Ann in honor ...
Everything you need to know about the war on poverty
Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon Johnson ... The relevant measure is the supplemental poverty measure which, as mentioned above, fell following the start of the war on poverty. 7. What more could we be doing now to fight poverty?