The director chats with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer about her newest film, "The General and Me," which explores her 25-year relationship with Vietnamese Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap.
The anti-war activist and the director—both Vietnam veterans—discuss the influence of their pasts on their politics today, in a conversation with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer.
For Veterans Day 2017, Truthdig revisits a 2005 photo essay by Zuade Kaufman on American veteran, anti-war activist and writer Ron Kovic.
A U.S. Army strategist recounts Congress' 70-year legacy of engaging in military action abroad without ever declaring war.
The former military analyst shares his thoughts on the future of U.S. intelligence with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer. [Transcript added.]
The destruction wrought by the U.S. military’s spraying of deadly chemical herbicides is one of the most tragic legacies of the conflict.
The revisionism never stops. The blood never dries. The invader is pitied and purged of guilt while "searching for meaning in a terrible tragedy."