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My Turn: A dissenting view of Veterans Day

...missile sites in Cuba. He also argued to use nuclear weapons against the Communists who were infiltrating into South Vietnam from Laos.Officers like LeMay would sacrifice America's soul to the perverse glory of war. That kind of military leadership creates...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-11-13/my-turn-dissenting-view-veterans-day
Opinion
Veterans Day around the United States

...soldiers because few knew what they did for the United States during the Vietnam War. They fought surreptitiously for the CIA in Laos and faced persecution.More than 7,000 Hmong now live in Wausau, a city of about 40,000.A first in Tulsa, OklahomaThe...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-12/veterans-day-around-united-s
Nation and World
Cluster bombs

I am traveling in Asia, and I just saw an article on the BBC that children in Laos are still being killed and injured by ordinance that we dropped there in the Vietnam War. I also was excited to see that there...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121608/let_368241427.shtml
Photo: Running in the black

...XV Video Store in the Park Place Village building on the corner of Pine and Mountain View Drive in Anchorage. Originally from Laos, the couple's business offers movies in Laotian, Philippine and Japanese. They say the store is running in the black.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112708/sta_360661372.shtml
3 share Nobel medicine prize for tropical disease drugs

...nearly every country's malaria treatment protocol.Still, artemisinin resistance has already been confirmed in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.There have been several previous Nobel Prizes for malaria research, including the 1902 award...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-06/3-share-nobel-medicine-prize
Nation and World
Today in history

...a speech at New York's Madison Square Garden.In 1953, the Franco-Lao Treaty of Amity and Association effectively made Laos an independent member of the French Union.In 1962, President John F. Kennedy revealed the presence of Soviet-built missile...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-22/today-history
Local
New Sitka administrator transitions from communism

...assignment with an international organization in Laos.Monday was his first day on the job at...he has served as the country director in Laos for World Education, an international...Gorman's wife Nancy Knapp is still in Laos, where she plans to finish her contract...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-28/new-sitka-administrator-transitions-com
State
Library's new nonfiction includes memoirs, cookbooks

...by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid. Take a culinary tour through the Mekong Delta region as the river winds down from China, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and finally through Vietnam. Through photos, vignettes, and recipes, the husband-wife team presents...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050610/art_634760044.shtml
Arts
Empire Editorial: A time and policy warp that's dangerous for America

...abroad. Phone records are seized and reporters' privacy at home and at work is invaded. We're not talking about Watergate, Laos or Cambodia - this is about current events.It's 2013 and a new century, so why does it feel like the Nixon Administration...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-05-16/empire-editorial-time-and-policy-warp
Opinion
Political aptitude test

...China 1945-46; China 1950-53; Guatemala 1954; Indonesia 1958; Cuba 1959-60; Guatemala 1960; Congo 1964; Peru 1965; Laos 1964-73; Vietnam 1961-73; Cambodia 1969-70; Guatemala 1967-69; Grenada 1983; Libya 1986; El Salvador 1980s; Nicaragua...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030703/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion

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