The Whispers Poll
- Another Vietnam? // Hays Free Press (Buda, TX);9/30/2009, Vol. 106 Issue 26, p5A
The article presents the author's views on the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, which the author considers to be similar to the Vietnam war.
- Something Like a Soul. Anderson, Doug // Massachusetts Review;Autumn/Winter2011, Vol. 52 Issue 3/4, p489
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experiences as a marine in the Vietnam war and his reflections on the political, social, and economic aspects of the Iraq and Afghan wars.
- "So Many People Died": The American System of Suffering, 1965-2014. Turse, Nick // Foreign Policy in Focus;1/8/2013, p2
The article discusses the civilian suffering as the one unfailing parallel between U.S.'s wars in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan. It indicates that civilian suffering is the defining characteristic of modern war in general that is rarely talked about in the halls of power of mainstream media. It...
- Christian Appy: America's Endless Wars. Appy, Christian // Guernica: A Magazine of Art & Politics;Apr2015, p1
The article discusses the various wars entered into by the U.S. as of April 2015, particularly the wars in Vietnam, Iraq and Afganistan. It focuses on the Vietnam War, which ended in the defeat of the U.S. and its South Vietnamese allies during the fall of Saigon in 1975. It cites the...
- How to Measure the War. CAMPBELL, JASON; O'HANLON, MICHAEL; SHAPIRO, JEREMY // Policy Review;Oct/Nov2009, Issue 157, p15
The article discusses metrics which can be used to determine whether a campaign of counterinsurgency is proving successful, or whether its tactics need to be adjusted. It focuses on the Afghan War, and draws examples from the Iraq War and the Vietnam War. The Vietnam War is said to provide...
- Barack, Don't Go. Beinart, Peter // Time;6/16/2008, Vol. 171 Issue 24, p43
The author says that 2008 U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama should not visit Iraq with his opponent, John McCain. He compares the war in Iraq to the Vietnam War, and argues that if Obama visits Iraq, the generals and soldiers who protect him will give him a false sense of security and...
- PRIME NUMBERS. O'HANLON, MICHAEL; Livingston, Ian // Foreign Policy;Mar/Apr2011, Issue 185, p67
The article presents statistics on the Iraq War and the Afghan War, including the cost of training the Iraqi and Afghan army and police forces, the numbers of insurgent attacks in each country from 2004 through 2010, and the results of public opinion polls of Iraqis and Afghans.
- Tale of Two War Zones. Lowrey, Annie // Foreign Policy;Jul/Aug2009, Issue 173, p27
The article presents statistics on weather patterns, economic and educational conditions, politics, and more that compare and contrast Iraq to Afghanistan.
- Fog of war. // Christian Century;11/29/2005, Vol. 122 Issue 24, p7
The article presents statistics related to the Vietnam War and the Iraq War. It is revealed that there are 63 journalists killed during the 20 years of the Vietnam War. There are 71 journalists killed in Iraq from March 2003 to September 2005. It took 3.5 years after the start of the Vietnam War...