Vietnam: Old enemy, new friend

Canada has had little to do with the broad scope of US initiatives in Asia apart from the TPP.

White House Photo: Pete Souza
May 2012 file photo of US President Barack Obama at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Gar Pardy
Published: Wednesday, 07/15/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 07/15/2015 12:00 am EDT

The arms of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington reach outwards, to the ideals represented by both the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. The memorial now lists 58,300 names of those who died in the war with Vietnam and elsewhere in Southeast Asia.

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