The Associated Press is reporting today that Vang Pao, the former leader of the CIA's secret army in Laos whose war on communism ended when he and tens of thousands of fellow Hmong fled the country in 1975, has died. Until recently a resident of a modest house in Westminister, Vang reportedly die ... More >>
Yasith Chhun has had a tough life. The Maoist Khmer Rouge government murdered his father during the mid-1970s, and a few years later, Chhun resettled in Long Beach, where he became an accountant. Meanwhile, the Vietnamese communists invaded Cambodia, kicked out the Khmer Rouge, and installed ... More >>
The phone has been ringing off the hook at the Westminster home of Vang Pao, the former CIA-backed Laotian Secret Army general Nick Schou wrote about.
That's because the federal government late last week dropped charges claiming the 79-year-old in poor health tried to o ... More >>
Until we upgrade our blog, many of ustedes might not know about the many fights raging on blog posts of the past--the old posts that seem to get the most attention include those on local Armenian genocide denier Ergun Kirlikovali, Laotian Secret Army general Vang Pao, and my review of Lola Gaspar. B ... More >>
After a month in jail, Westminster resident and former CIA-backed Laotian Secret Army General Vang Pao is heading home. Yesterday, a federal judge in Sacramento granted a request by lawyers for Vang, 77, and 10 other defendants the government claims tried to overthrow the Lao People's Democratic Rep ... More >>
Is it just me, or does it seem like everyone is conspiring to overthrow the government of Laos these days? Apparently, Vang Pao, a former Laotion general from Orange County, and Harrison Ulrich Jack, a retired California National Guard lieutenant colonel, were arrested this morning and accused of do ... More >>