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The Real Reason America Lost the War in Vietnam: Japan.

Michael Peck Security, Asia A little forgotten history provides some perspective. In March of 1945, and just five months before surrendering to the Allies, Japan did something with profound consequences: it conquered Vietnam—and ultimately embroiled the United States in its first lost war. To be accurate, Japan did not ...

- The National Interest - US

Somkid urges Thai-CLMV master plan.

Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand, the new drivers for Asean and Asian economic growth, should come up with a joint master plan for connectivity and key infrastructure development to strengthen the region's competitiveness, says Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak.

- BangkokPost - TH

More Cambodia-Laos air links to boost tourism.

Cambodia and Laos have signed a deal to encourage regional airlines to increase their services between both countries in a bid to encourage tourism.

- BangkokPost - TH

Extradition sought for red-shirt leader.

The government has vowed to seek the extradition of hardcore red-shirt leader Wuthipong Kochathamakun, alias Kotee, from Laos following the discovery of a huge cache of weapons by authorities in a house in Pathum Thani.

- BangkokPost - TH

Hmong military officer who aided US forces in CIA's 'Secret War' laid to rest.

A Hmong military officer, who aided U.S. forces in the CIA's Secret War' in Laos was honored Saturday as part of his three-day funeral in Milwaukee.

- Stars and Stripes - US

M'sia, Laos keen to expand bilateral cooperation.

The two nations want to work together in several areas, including defence, for mutual benefit, says Wisma Putra.

- Malaysiakini - MY

They Fought for the U.S. in Laos. Now Many Older Hmong Fight Depression.

Photo: Counselors at the Center for New Americans lead group activities with clients suffering from depression. The clients chose not to be in the picture. Click to hear the radio report of this story.FRESNO, Calif.--Dia Yang is a...

- New America Media - US