Obama in Vietnam Will Focus on Future, Rather Than the Past – The New York Times

“For Mr. Obama, the trip to Vietnam offers an opportunity to help solidify not only his promised pivot of American policy toward Asia, but also to deepen economic and security ties with an increasingly important regional player.But for the United States’ Vietnam War veterans, a presidential trip to the country where many of them lost their youth, innocence and some of their closest friends is weighted with powerful emotions and never-ending debates about that war’s consequences.”

Source: Obama in Vietnam Will Focus on Future, Rather Than the Past – The New York Times

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