A Look at Kill Anything that Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam by Nick Turse

A Look at Kill Anything that Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam  by Nick Turse

  “Are we supposed to kill women and children?” “Kill everything that moves.” (2) In Kill Anything that Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam (Metropolitan Books. New York. 2013), Turse writes about the US military’s official position, and the popular understanding in the US, is that leadership “has never condoned wanton killing or disregard for human life.”…

Songs of the Open Road

Songs of the Open Road

Neha Kirpal Tranquebar, 2016 Neha Kirpal writes on Salil Tripathi’s new book and speaks to the author. “Not all heroes are perfect. When you stray too far from myths and histories, the questions that emerge are often uncomfortable. You have to tread carefully; there are landmines. And that’s why it is safer to follow the…