Say no to Longview coal terminal - Interesting Opinion article posted in today's Seattle Times by Michael Riordan. Here's a short excerpt from the article for your perusal. "*THE* state D...
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"We were fighting -- and we didn't realize it -- a civil war. Now, true, obviously there were Soviet and Chinese influence and support and no question that the communists were trying to control South Vietnam, but it was basically a civil war. And one of the things we should learn is you can't fight and win a civil war with outside troops, and particularly not when the political structure in a country is dissolved. So it wasn't the press that was the problem. The problem was that we were in the wrong place with the wrong tactics.''