American evacuation from Saigon

A Warning About Ukraine in the Lessons of Vietnam

History has a way of reprising itself in parallel, if not precise leitmotifs — why else would we study it? The travesty of Kabul airport in 2021, a botched U.S. withdrawal that almost certainly emboldened Vladimir Putin and encouraged his invasion of Ukraine, is a modern reflection of the 1975 Saigon evacuation. Both […]

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