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Military historian Max Boot cautions against drawing "knee-jerk" parallels between Afghanistan and Vietnam. (3 min., 5 sec.)
Is Afghanistan Another Vietnam?
Is the US is fated to make the same mistakes it made in Vietnam in present-day Afghanistan? more
Why Vietnam Matters: An Eyewitness Account of Lessons Not Learned by Rufus Phillips (Naval Institute Press).
'Tangibles' vs. 'Intangibles' in Vietnam
An insider relates how fateful US decisions about counterinsurgency were made in the earliest days of the Vietnam War. more
Nancy Tingley describes the heyday of Viet Nam's Hoi An, when it became "the port of choice" in Southeast Asia. (1 min., 28 sec.)
Viet Nam, Center of Trade
Curator Nancy Tingley discusses Arts of Ancient Viet Nam: From River Plain to Open Sea. more
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (ehavir/flickr)
19th Asian Corporate Conference
April 22 - 24, 2009, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam more
Ly Qui Trung brought the popular street food, pho, to a restaurant setting with the first Pho24 outlet in Ho Chi Minh City.
Building a Global Pho-nomenon
Ly Qui Trung, CEO and founder of hit Vietnamese chain Pho 24 seeks to expand in U.S. and China. more
L to R: Andrew Lam, Chloe Dao, and Dai Huynh in Houston on Nov. 21, 2008.
Creativity and the Vietnamese American Experience
Does the ethnic lens add or limit? Prolific Vietnamese Americans share their insights. more
Andrew Lam addresses the Asia Society in Houston. (Asia Society)
A Journey from Vietnam to America
Andrew Lam on his personal journey as immigrant, survivor, and writer. more
Photo by knk_cat/flickr

Fresh Spring Rolls

Try this Asian favorite that's great as a fresh summertime appetizer. more
Downtown Ho Chi Minh City. (RobertDodge/iStockPhoto)
Best of Both Worlds: Practicing Corporate Law in Vietnam
Thanh-Tam Ho talks about her job as a paralegal for an international law firm in Vietnam. more
In 2006, PSI estimates that its programs directly prevented more than 218,000 HIV infections. (MentalArt/iStockPhoto)
Marketing Healthy Behavior
Chris Jones talks about working on global health issues from HIV/AIDS to unsafe water in Southeast Asia. more