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Peace at Last? No thanks to the State Department ...

Roger Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Roger Warner

A tentative deal between the Laotian government, anti-government guerrillas, and expatriated Lao refugees could finally bring an end to a little-known conflict that grew out of the Vietnam War.

Abandoning the Hmong Again?

Paul Hillmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Hillmer

Unless Laos invites observers in to confirm or refute the claims that former resistance leaders have been imprisoned and tortured, most Hmong will believe that the US and Thailand have once again abandoned their former allies, with devastating results.

The Underperformers: How Key U.S. Officials Have Shaped a Tribal Crisis

Roger Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Roger Warner

As it turns out, underperformance and doublespeak are par for the course among U.S. officials involved in the three-nation Hmong crisis.

The C.I.A.'s tribe in danger

Roger Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Roger Warner

By visiting these "jungle" Hmong, by speaking with them directly, Lair had confirmed that there was an inner core of legitimate refugees whom the U.S. government should help.