The World Trade Organization struggles for relevance in a world that embraces diversity.
Knowledge about matters such as the U.S. bombing of Laos is a maladaptive trait in her line of work.
Forty years later, unexploded bombs from America's secret war in Laos continue to kill dozens each year.
U.S. cluster bombs continue to kill and maim impoverished Laotians, but the war criminals responsible have never been brought to book.
Ronald Bruce St John and Andrew Wells-Dang debate the relationship between economic and politics in Laos and Vietnam.
Without political reform, Laos will continue to be mired in debt and poverty, argues Ronald Bruce St John.
Veterans of the Iraq War return home to face the friendly fire of an indifferent Pentagon and Veterans Administration.