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‘The Vietnam War’ Draws Muted Official Response in Hanoi

Until this week, the Vietnamese government has remained silent about the release of The Vietnam War, which premiered in the U.S. after a big buildup. In Vietnam’s lively online sphere, many commentators speculated that authorities had remained silent about the series because it presented what the government considered sensitive material about towering Communist Party figures, such as Ho Chi Minh and General Vo Nguyen Giap. The 10-part documentary film series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, which premiered September 17, covers the war’s main events and focuses on the experiences…

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Trump’s U.N. Trip Draws Spotlight to Nikki Haley

Caitlin Huey-Burns, RealClearPoliticsAs President Trump prepares to deliver his maiden speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, his visit to the Manhattan headquarters also places a spotlight on his top ambassador, Nikki Haley, who has emerged as a high-profile player on the foreign policy stage. … Read the referenced story here: Trump’s U.N. Trip Draws Spotlight to Nikki Haley

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Trump adviser Conway draws ethics complaints for touting Ivanka Trump products

Top Stories: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway drew sharp criticism from a top Republican lawmaker and complaints on Thursday over the ethics of using her position to promote product lines of President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka, a day after he attacked a retailer for dropping them. Trump adviser Conway draws ethics complaints for touting Ivanka Trump products

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