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Obama Pledges to Help ‘Heal’ Laos, Decades After U.S. Bombings

Posted: Sep 12, 2016

Obama Pledges to Help ‘Heal’ Laos, Decades After U.S. Bombings By Elise Hu Sep 6, 2016 – 12:47pm ET President Obama announced on Tuesday in Laos that the U.S. will provide additional assistance to help remove unexploded bombs dropped by the U.S. during the Vietnam War. “Given our history here, I believe the United States has […]

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Leftover Bombs from Vietnam War a Threat in Laos

Posted: Sep 12, 2016

Leftover Bombs from Vietnam War a Threat in Laos By Julie Noce Sep 5, 2016 Unexploded bombs and munitions, leftover from the Vietnam War, continue to pose a threat to villagers some 40 years later. Julie Noce reports.

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Lethal Legacy of Secret War in Laos

Posted: Sep 12, 2016

Lethal Legacy of Secret War in Laos Photography by Jorge Silva. Reporting by Amy Sawitta Lefevre.                          Sep 5, 2016 Addressing the legacy of war in Laos will be a focus of U.S. President Barack Obama’s trip this week to the country’s capital, Vientiane, for a meeting with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders and […]

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Obama Faces Grim Legacy of America’s “Secret War” on Landmark Laos Trip

Posted: Sep 12, 2016

Obama Faces Grim Legacy of America’s “Secret War” on Landmark Laos Trip By Benjamin Dodman Sep 6, 2016 Alison McCauley, AFP | Bomblets from a cluster bomb hang at the visitor centre of a charity specializing in limbs for amputees in Vientiane, Laos. Barack Obama becomes the first US president to visit Laos this week, […]

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Obama to Address Lethal Legacy of Secret War in Laos

Posted: Sep 12, 2016

Obama to Address Lethal Legacy of Secret War in Laos By Amy Sawitta Lefevre Sep 5, 2016 – 13:21 A courtyard is used as a deposit of bombs dropped by the U.S. Air Force planes during the Vietnam War in Xieng Khouang, Laos September 1, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Silva XIENG KHOUANG, Laos (Reuters) – Yianyang Bounxieng […]

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Obama Heads to Laos for ASEAN Summit, Historic Visit

Posted: Sep 12, 2016

Obama Heads to Laos for ASEAN Summit, Historic Visit By Ron Allen Sep 5 2016, 9:47am ET When Barack Obama becomes the first sitting president to visit Laos on Monday, he will confront another difficult chapter in America’s past. The U.S. bombed Laos heavily during the Vietnam War — eviscerating villages, schools, and temples; killing […]

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Barack Obama Lands in Laos for First U.S. Presidential Visit

Posted: Sep 12, 2016

Barack Obama Lands In Laos for First U.S. Presidential Visit By Josh Lederman and Kathleen Hennessey, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS September 5, 2016 at 11:00 am                         VIENTIANE, Laos  – President Barack Obama on Monday became the first sitting U.S. president to step foot in the […]

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Obama Seeks to Curb China’s Expanding Clout, Move Beyond Past in Laos

Posted: Sep 12, 2016

Obama Seeks to Curb China’s Expanding Clout, Move Beyond Past in Laos By Richard S. Ehrlich Sunday, September 4 2016 President Obama walks past Chinese President Xi Jinping as he arrives for a group photo session for the G-20 Summit in Hangzhou, China on Sunday.   BANGKOK — When President Obama becomes the first American […]

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