After slaughtering 2-3 million Vietnamese in a war of deliberate racial and ethnic extermination, another 100,000 are dead or wounded from unexploded weaponry left behind in 1975 as the US ran away from Vietnam up a ladder of the Embassy onto a Huey perhaps out to sea. The murderers destroyed South Vietnam and North Vietnam and no one, not even President Johnson, Nixon, McNamara, Rusk, Kissinger or Lieuternant Calley were held accountable for these crimes against humanity. Not even an apology for this holocaust perpetratred by American-realist cold warriors has been uttered. Not even a word of regret for mass murder that is the trademark and deliberate strategy of American military doctrine.
Vietnam: More Than 100,000 Casualties From Explosives Since War Ended
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: December 6, 2011
More than 100,000 Vietnamese have been killed or injured by land mines or other abandoned explosives since the Vietnam War ended nearly 40 years ago, and clearing all of the country will take decades more, officials said Monday. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said at a United Nations-sponsored conference that 42,132 people have been killed and 62,163 others wounded by land mines, bombs and other explosives since the war ended in 1975. The American ambassador, David Shear, told the conference that the United States had provided $62 million to help Vietnam clear the explosives. A Vietnamese official said that explosives remain in more than a fifth of the country.
AP story from the New York Times, December 7, 2011.