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US offers to sweep agent orange in Vietnam [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2019-4-24 14:47:35 |Display all floors
From one look it looks like a noble act by US.

In essence is it is an extremely ugly heinous act and a massive great insult to the Vietnamese people! Especially coming from a country where its indigenous people are severely marginalised until today.

Rightfully US needs to offer a public apology for using the agent orange in its war in Vietnam. This has  adversely affected the lives of many normal civilians. US continuously harp on human rights and civilian victimization in its Middle East wars. Thus there shouldn't be double standards here for Vietnamese. In short US is saying the Vietnamese don't deserve equal human treatment. This is discrimination.

Second from 1970s until now the damages are severe. Rightfully apart from apology and helping to clean up US has to compensate Vietnam USD 30 trillion at least. USD 150 million is nothing to a sovereign like Vietnam. Even a successful Vietnamese can generate this money. This isn't much. Vietnam has 100 million population. Of course some may suffer and some may not but some more severely etc. So let's average out by assuming everyone is affected averagely. Assuming the compensation is only USD6,000 for each year since 1970 this works out to be USD6,000 per pax X 100 million people X 50 years of uncompensated principal and interest + loss of opportunities etc. No one asked US to use agent orange especially in this part of Asia. So US is totally accountable for its own action. To US, the use of agent orange served more than the war purpose. US had used the human in this case Vietnamese to test the power of its biological warfare. Again this is a violation and victimization of human rights which should be compensated. Just check how much a human abused and used for illegal biological test can be compensated per person in US. Thus if everything is counted the figure will balloon past USD 30 trillion.

After so many years, of course US has ulterior motive for coming over to Vietnam. Again the US intention may put the Vietnamese at risk for US' own advantage. This needs to be compensated too. What is the figure?

The Vietnamese government should not be irresponsible towards its own people and short changing its people to accept US favour.

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