Vo Nguyen Giap Predicts US Defeat in Iraq

Famous last words: "All nations fighting for their legitimate interests and sovereignty will surely win."
General Giap emphasized that that the major powers of today should not underestimate weaker countries' desire for independence.
"Vietnam proves that if a nation is determined to stand up, it is very strong. We are very proud that Vietnam was the first colony that could stand up and gain independence on its own with the victory at Dien Bien Phu."
Giap mistakenly believes that he "liberated" South Vietnam, but Truong Nhu Tang, the former Minister of Justice, writing in his book: A Vietcong Memoir, proves him wrong, by fleeing the "liberated" country in disillusionment and despair. He now lives in exile in Paris, the highest level official to have defected from Vietnam to the West.
The country had been partitioned when I fought there, and the war lasted until April 30, 1975, when Saigon, capital of South Vietnam, fell to communist forces.


Our doubtful "Ally's" Lies !

Five weeks after the war in the Caucasus, the mood is shifting against Georgian President Saakashvili. Some Western intelligence reports have undermined Tblisi's version of events, and there are now calls on both sides of the Atlantic for an independent investigation.
As one of my friends told me: "If you go to bed with dogs, you get fleas."
Unfortunately, Republican presidential candidate John McCain, whom I will be voting for in the upcoming national election, had declared "Today, we are all Georgians!" without checking the facts in this case. John, if you really want my vote, check your facts, before you get us all into a "Nuqular" war, as your buddy Bush likes to mispronounce it. Do some homework, and don't go half-cocked any more.
Thanks, Wolfgang
Advisory Team Leader
Republic of Vietnam