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Our experts in the U.S. and in our hubs in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia are available to provide information and interviews about our work to raise awareness and address the long-term consequences of war legacies. Learn more about the impact of our programs as well as priority issues, policies, and the children, families, and communities we assist.
"NGO report details the harms of U.S. wartime use of Agent Orange in Laos,"
June 7, 2021. War Legacies Project
"Tran To Nga’s lawsuit against Agent Orange manufacturers rejected by French courts,"
May 12, 2021. War Legacies Project
WAR LEGACIES PROJECT IN THE NEWS
"For Patrick Leahy, The Vietnam War Is Finally Ending," New Republic.
December 19, 2022.
"For 33 years, the retiring Vermont senator and a top aide have quietly but doggedly been working to bind the many wounds of a war that touched the lives of nearly every Vietnamese family. This is what public service is."
“The Victims of Agent Orange the U.S. Has Never Acknowledged,” New York Times.
March 16, 2021.
"America has never taken responsibility for spraying the herbicide over Laos during the Vietnam War. But generations of ethnic minorities have endured the consequences."
“The Covid-19 era's anti-Asian racism isn't new. I learned this the hard way.” NBC News THINK. February 17, 2021.
"More than a decade after I starred in "Gran Torino," the anti-Asian racism that was once disguised as good-natured humor has been revealed for what it is."
“US Vietnam War Vets Exposed To Agent Orange Are Twice As Likely To Get Dementia,” IFLScience. January 26, 2021
"In a new study of over 300,000 US veterans, researchers found that those exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War were nearly twice as likely to be diagnosed with dementia than those who weren't."
“Agent Orange Still a Major Concern for Vietnam,” Voice of America News.
November 5, 2019
"Vietnam has handed over an area of land to its former war enemy the U.S., but this time the two sides aren’t fighting across an old battlefield, but working together to fight what lies beneath."
“The U.S.’s Toxic Agent Orange Legacy,” The Atlantic.
July 20, 2019
"Paris Dauk’s left arm lies close to her chest, reminiscent of how a bird bears a broken wing. She’s talkative and has a propensity to fill her face, itself marked by abnormal growths, with a toothy grin."
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