A UH-1D helicopter from the 336th Aviation Company sprays a defoliation agent on a dense jungle area in the Mekong delta. (US Department of Defense/Brian K. Grigsby, SPC5)
Asia Times Online: Seeing the Forest for the Leaves
My latest review at Asia Times which examines two recent books that address the the use of toxic chemical defoliants, like Agent Orange, by the U.S. military during the Vietnam War.
Family of Fallen Leaves: Stories of Agent Orange by Vietnamese Writers by Charles Waugh and Huy Lien
The Invention of Ecocide: Agent Orange, Vietnam and the Scientists Who Changed the Way We Think About the Environment by David Zierler
To read it, click the pic above (courtesy of the U.S. Veterans Administration and U.S. Department of Defense) or follow this link.