Vietnam

Global Scan

This is a message for US drone pilots: we are not bugs

How do you let drone pilots dropping bombs by remote control know the consequences of their actions? Some Afghan artists are using a giant photo. And a journalist now claims the US didn't attack Syria's government after evidence of chemical warfare emerged because it may not have been Assad's fault. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

The pitfalls of pacification

Updated

As Obama unveils new efforts in Afghanistan, it is worth a look at what happened in Vietnam. Part two in a series.