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Trump Is a Great Storyteller. We Need to Be Better.

Viet published an op-ed in the New York Times about storytelling in the age of Trump. Here is the unedited, 1400-word version. The link to the 900-word published version comes at the end. My son is three years old. Every morning and evening I read to him. I love the joy he takes in learning […]

Kissinger: The View From Vietnam

One of the saddest ironies of my own history is that the United States might have achieved its goals in Southeast Asia without ever going to war. Originally posted on The Atlantic. One of the more telling moments of the political season occurred on February 11, in the middle of a Democratic primary debate between […]