Forgotten hero: Senator Wayne Morse against war in Vietnam


Sen. Morse was one of only two Senators (!) who opposed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, which authorized  President Johnson to take military action in Vietnam without a declaration of war.

The Tonkin Resolution was the official start of the Vietnam war.

The war brought death to millions of civilians and several hundred thousand soldiers, not to speak of the wounded, the crippeled and the mentally disturbed.

– Schlesinger

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 For far too long, many American officialsinvolved in Arab-Israeli peacemaking, myself included, have acted as Israel's attorney, catering andcoordinating with the Israelis at the expense of successful peace negotiations.

Aaron David Miller
(US Nahost-Unterhändler. Über seine jahrzehntelange Erfahrung als Unterhändler im "Friedensprozess")

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