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US To Clean Up Agent Orange In Vietnam 40 Years After War Ends
2012-08-10 09:17:14

It has been forty years since the US military last dumped toxic Agent Orange over Vietnam’s forests, meant to destroy cover for guerillas and drive villagers into US-dominated cities.

2006-03-29 07:38:11

By Ho Binh Minh HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam War veterans and social activists from several countries demanded on Wednesday that Washington take responsibility for victims of the Agent Orange defoliant used by the U.S. military. The call for U.S.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.