by Joe Volk
This is a response to our question of the week. You can read all of the responses here.
Beth & I are in Vietnam as I reply to your questions about the U.S. – Iran diplomacy initiative. Today’s (Oct. 30th) news says that former V.P. Dick Cheney called for a US war on Iran. That brings back memories. Dick Cheney supported the US war in Vietnam, avoided military service at the time, and went to work in the White House. I opposed the US war, refused to go with my army unit to Vietnam, and went to work for Quakers. We disagreed then on Vietnam; we disagree now on Iran. Though very different countries, the Vietnam case might have something to teach us about Iran. Continue reading