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Keeping The Secret Alive

By Larry Joseph Calloway ¬© A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA by Joshua Kurlantzick (Scribner, 2017) Laos is a great place to be a tourist. It has Luang Prabang, with its French colonial architecture and Buddhist monasteries along a simple historic main street. It […]

Saying Goodbye In Thai

      by Larry Calloway (c) 2012 In the new Bangkok air terminal a long sculpture on the way to international departures depicts a tug of war, demigods v. devils, in the clean bright primary colors of Theravada Buddhist ¬†temples. This moral chemistry, this dynamic equilibrium of unresolved issues that has gone on since […]