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Can Vietnam Greens Block a Bauxite Mining Project?

On Oct. 4 last year, as toxic red sludge from a Hungarian aluminum plant flowed toward the Danube, critics of the fledgling bauxite mining industry in Vietnam...

General Vo Nguyen Giap

At age 95, his face is sunken and his white hair a mere wisp. But in 1954, General Vo Nguyen Giap masterminded the bloody 57-day siege against a French garrison...

To Our Readers, Apr. 24, 1995

FRANK GIBNEY'S FIRST VISION OF Vietnam was postapocalyptic. "The ghosts of the war were everywhere," he recalls of his trip in March 1984. "The piles of Huey...

To Our Readers: Oct. 11, 1993

Joelle Attinger remembers precisely the moment when she decided she wanted to become a journalist. At 17, Attinger, our newly appointed chief of correspondents...

The War: The General's Gamble

Though ominous harbingers of trouble had been in the air for days, most of South Viet Nam lazed in uneasy truce, savoring the happiest and holiest holiday of...

INDOCHINA: When Communists Collide

Viet Nam and Cambodia clash in a far from fraternal border conflict Fighting raged once again in Indochina last week, and troops surged into Cambodia's...

The War: Picking Up the Pieces

Still stunned by the speed and brutality of the Communists' countrywide onslaught, South Viet Nam and its allies last week began the enormous task of recovery...

World: North Viet Nam: Year of the Dog

A rare treat is in store for North Viet Nam's citizens when the lunar year 4668 begins next month—a 1½-day holiday. Even so, there is a hitch. To compensate...

INDOCHINA: The Two Hands Of Hanoi

For Viet Nam, friends and enemies are not what they were Do not fear when your enemies criticize you. Beware when they applaud. The ancient Vietnamese...

The War: Showdown at Khe Sanh

Despite North Korea's obvious attempt to win prestige through belligerence, many in the top echelons of U.S. government felt that the hijacking of the Pueblo...

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