Matt Steinglass

Matt Steinglass covers Vietnam for GlobalPost. Steinglass has reported from Vietnam since 2003 and has served as Hanoi correspondent for the German-based, English-language wire service Deutsche Presse-Agentur, as a Hanoi-based stringer for the Boston Globe, and as a freelance Vietnam correspondent for the Voice of America. He also has worked from West Africa and the Netherlands, and his articles have appeared in the Washington Post, the Nation, the New York Times Magazine and the New York Times, where he’s written about a wide range of subjects including: new media in Amsterdam, radical Islam in Nigeria, and Nigeria’s movie industry. Accomplished in the field of new media, he’s a graduate of Harvard College with a degree in Russian literature and history, and he holds a master’s degree from New York University’s interactive media program. Steinglass speaks English, Russian, French, Dutch and Vietnamese.

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Lessons of Vietnam


A former North Vietnamese Army officer explains how the US is making the same mistake in Afghanistan that it made in Vietnam.