Subject:

Vang Pao

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Vang Pao, Former General of CIA Secret Army in Laos, RIP

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Cambodian Coup-Plotter From Snooptown Gets Life in Prison

    ​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 >>

  • Columns

    December 31, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 21, 2009

    Vang Pao's Exoneration Brings Joy to Hmong Community

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    The Devolution of a Mater Dei Apologist

    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 >>

  • Columns

    August 2, 2007

    Letters

    ‘We are launching a ‘Free Chokr’ campaign. T-shirts are being printed as we speak. Ballcaps will bear the insignia EHW (Evil Horny Women).’

  • News

    July 19, 2007

    Mission: Implausible

    The CIA has disavowed any knowledge of the alleged plot against Laos by Vang Pao and others. At least one defense attorney doesnt buy it

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2007

    General Vang Pao Free on Bail!

    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 >>

  • Columns

    July 12, 2007

    Letters

    '[Vang Pao] was tough in a tough country. He deserves to die in peace'

  • Columns

    July 5, 2007

    Letters

    Allow me to write a similar column to !Ask a Mexican! called Ask an American, and lets see which column people like more

  • Features

    July 5, 2007

    The General's Last Stand

    Vang Pao devoted his life to fighting communism in Laos—until his onetime ally, the U.S. government, arrested him

  • Columns

    June 21, 2007

    Letters

    'Stupid-ass crackers talk about gangs like they know something'

  • News

    June 14, 2007

    Hero or Heroin?

    Alleged coup-plotter Vang Paos shady past eludes mainstream media

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2007

    You win some. You Laos some

    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 >>

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