About the Author







            Arnold R. Isaacs is a writer and educator and the author of two books relating to the Vietnam war, Without Honor: Defeat in Vietnam and Cambodia and Vietnam Shadows: The War, Its Ghosts, and Its Legacy. He was formerly a reporter, foreign and national correspondent, and editor for the Baltimore Sun. Among other assignments for the Sun, he spent six years reporting from Asia, first as the paper's correspondent in Vietnam during the closing years of the Vietnam war and later as chief Asia correspondent, based in Hong Kong. Reporting trips during those years took him to countries throughout Southeast and South Asia, including Pakistan and Afghanistan. Since leaving the Sun, Isaacs has taught at universities in China, Bulgaria and the former Soviet Union. He has also conducted training programs for journalists and journalism students in various countries in Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.


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