Vietnam

(about the Pentagon Papers) " To Summarize seven thousand pages in a few words, the United States controlled and incited the war in Vietnam - and it was a single war, not a series of wars against different regimes -- for nearly twenty-five years. And its motives had always been those of geopolitical empire, never the democratic well-being of Vietnamese citizens." from This Machine Kills Secrets by Andy Greenberg
[The secret memos in the Pentagon Papers] " were saying again and again, when talking about why we were in Vietnam, and why we were interested in Southeast Asia -- they were talking about tin, rubber, and oil ... about the resources of Southeast Asia." Howard Zinn

Seeing the Reality of the Vietnam War, 50 Years Late (5/4/2014)

Bibliography

Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers - Daniel Ellsberg (youtube video - about an hour.)

The Phoenix Program: America's Use of Terror in Vietnam: Douglas Valentine

Peace in Vietnam: A New Approach in Southeast Asia (AFSC)

Kill anything that Moves, the real war in Vietnam: Nick Turse

Pentagon Papers

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