Oct 13, 2013

The unraveler of colonialism

he life of Vietnamese Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap, perhaps one of finest military strategists of the 20th century, is a reminder of how the spirit of independence can balance raw power.

Vietnam's leaders mourn independence hero Giap

Oct 12, 2013

Vietnam's leaders mourn independence hero Giap

Vietnam’s top leaders gathered early Saturday to pay their last respects to independence hero Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap as his state funeral began in Hanoi. The commemorations came as the one-party state tries to capture Giap’s legacy as a symbol of its own legitimacy, ...