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  • The Truth Hurts (Viet Nam-Sudetenland Redux)

    09/01/2006 6:33:05 AM PDT · by shrinkermd · 4 replies · 328+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 1 September 2006 | Staff
    Speaking before the American Legion convention this week, the secretary of defense aptly dared to compare the voices of today’s critics of the war on terror and our policies toward Iran and North Korea with the sentiment that took root in the 1930s. To wit: “If only the growing threats that had begun to emerge in Europe and Asia could be appeased,” a repeat of World War I could be avoided. He also observed that our “mainstream” media (and their Democratic allies, we might add) ignore the successes of Iraqi democracy, focusing instead on body counts and car bombs, on...
  • China and Russia to boost strategic partnership

    06/23/2005 1:15:50 PM PDT · by familyop · 13 replies · 438+ views
    Viet Nam News Agency ^ | 22JUN05 | Viet Nam News Agency
    Beijing (VNA) - President Hu Jintao said both China and Russia want to further promote their strategic partnership. In an interview with ITAR-TASS in Beijing on June 21, President Hu said that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have established a close and friendly relationship. The two leaders have met each other eight times to frankly exchange their views. China and Russia have supported each other on important issues relating to national sovereignty and territorial integrity. Cooperation between the two countries in the areas of politics, economics, trade, and military has increasingly expanded. Two-way trade increased by more than 20...
  • Protesters heckle Vietnamese prime minister [In Seattle.]

    06/20/2005 3:28:20 AM PDT · by familyop · 16 replies · 939+ views
    SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER ^ | 20JUN05 | JESSICA BLANCHARD
    The first day of a historic U.S. visit by Vietnam's prime minister had a rocky start yesterday, as hundreds of noisy protesters lined the street outside his Seattle hotel and others heckled him at an afternoon news conference. Images from Phan Van Khai's visit." Phan Van Khai, the first Vietnamese prime minister to visit the United States in the 30 years since the Vietnam War ended, yesterday kicked off his weeklong, multistate tour by urging Vietnamese emigres to help strengthen relations between the two nations. Vietnamese Americans must recognize they "have the same roots," Khai said through an interpreter. "The...
  • Leaders congratulate 55th anniversary of Viet Nam-Russia diplomatic ties

    01/29/2005 7:13:48 PM PST · by familyop · 5 replies · 368+ views
    Vietnam News Agency ^ | 29JAN05 | Vietnam News Agency
    Ha Noi (VNA) -- President Tran Duc Luong and Prime Minister Phan Van Khai exchanged messages of congratulations with Russian President Vladimir Putin and PremierMikhail Fradkov. In their messages, the Vietnamese leaders wrote: "Viet Nam and the Russian Federation (the former Soviet Union) officially established their diplomatic ties on Jan. 30, 1950, creating a foundation for the traditionally friendly and cooperative relations between the two countries for the last half of century. "Over the past 55 years, the Vietnamese and Russian people have mutually fostered and developed the traditional friendship and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries. "A joint communique...
  • Exiled Prince of Vietnam Offers Political Ideology

    11/27/2004 10:59:05 AM PST · by tranvanba · 4 replies · 1,970+ views
    The Cornell Daily Sun ^ | November 22, 2004 | Vanessa Hoffman
    Last Saturday night brought His Imperial Highness Prince Nguyen Phuc Buu Chanh of Vietnam, Regent of the Imperial Dynasty and President of the Vietnamese Constitutional Monarchist League, to Cornell. The Prince, a member of the Vietnamese imperial family gave a lecture, entitled "Revival of Vietnamese Culture: The Nguyen Dynasty," before a crowd of about 50 people. Maria Nguyen '05, vice president of the Cornell Vietnamese Association sang the American national anthem and then played the national anthem of South Vietnam. Aided by PowerPoint slides, Prince Buu Chanh then began his lecture speaking from a podium draped with the American flag...
  • A Royal Solution for a Nationalist Vietnam

    10/31/2004 8:49:33 AM PST · by tranvanba · 5 replies · 1,063+ views
    PRWEB ^ | October 23, 2004 | The Imperial Nguyen Dynasty of Vietnam
    The Imperial Nguyen Dynasty of Vietnam is politically pressuring the government of Vietnam to protect the liberty, religious rights of the Vietnamese people as well as the culture, traditions, languages of the Montagnards and Khmer Krom in Vietnam. (PRWEB) October 23, 2004 -- Today, Vietnam is experiencing a minor period of outward growth. Even the most dedicated Communists are abandoning old communist economic policies, which have proven to be ineffective and sometimes harmful. Capitalism is being introduced, with the Communist Party maintained only as a vehicle to exercise absolute control of the elite Party leaders over the common people. The...
  • Cong for Kerry - More support from Communists

    10/16/2004 2:44:42 AM PDT · by Socrates1 · 11 replies · 664+ views
    See link ^ | Saturday, August 21, 2004 | By Margie Mason / Associated Press
    Cong for Kerry Nightline interview at VC village where Kerry got his questionable Silver Star. VC display extraordinary memory of a 35 year old event, that mysteroiusly coincides with third version of Kerrys SS citation.
  • Time to Freep another poll

    10/13/2004 11:13:14 AM PDT · by Scales · 11 replies · 540+ views
    Time to Freep another poll. Should John Kerry respond to the charges made by POW's in the Documentary?
  • Government of Vietnam Must Bring Closure to the MIA/POW Before Being Admitted to WTO

    09/10/2004 4:37:28 AM PDT · by tranvanba · 10 replies · 1,246+ views
    News Release PRWEB ^ | September 8, 2004 | The Imperial Nguyen Dynasty of Vietnam
    Aurora,IL (PRWEB) September 8, 2004 -- OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS - From the Office of the Leadership of the The Imperial Nguyen Dynasty of Vietnam & Vietnamese Constitutional Monarchist League: His Imperial Highness Prince Nguyen Phuc Buu Chanh of Vietnam, Regent of the Imperial Nguyen Dynasty and President of The Vietnamese Constitutional Monarchist League denounces the Communist Government on the return of United States Servicemen MIA or possible POWs’ and Human Rights Record. It has been stated by American Marines and Army Soldiers who are in Vietnam searching for MIA's, that there is corruption within the government of Vietnam. They stated that...
  • Looking for info from VietNam Vets

    05/15/2004 3:02:05 PM PDT · by JimVT · 31 replies · 235+ views
    JimVT | 05/15/04 | JimVT
    Need help with info
  • Seven Children Die As Mystery Virus Hits (Viet)Nam

    01/08/2004 8:57:32 AM PST · by blam · 9 replies · 317+ views
    IOL ^ | 1-8-2004
    Seven children die as mystery virus hits Nam January 08 2004 at 01:39PM Hanoi - Seven children aged between nine months and 12 have died from a mysterious respiratory disease in the Vietnamese capital, but health officials have ruled out Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome as the cause, state media said on Thursday. Since mid-October, twelve children have been admitted to Hanoi's Central Paediatric Hospital with a high fever and a chesty cough. Their symptoms have not reacted to antibiotics. Hospital doctors refused to comment Thursday on the illness, but the Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper quoted Professor Hoang Thuy Long, director...