When I received the invitation to come to Newport and give a retrospective on Vietnam, it turned out to be a somewhat painful experience. Like many of my generation—following our departure from Vietnam and later after the fall of Saigon—we pretty much put the experience behind us. Your invitation forced me to think not only about those days, but what has happened in the ten years since Saigon fell.
"Southeast Asia Ten Years after the Fall of Saigon,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 39
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol39/iss4/5