A decorated Vietnam War veteran convicted of murdering a Georgia sheriff`s deputy in 1998 was put to death on Tuesday, state officials said, becoming the first death row inmate executed in the United States this year.
The remains of an American soldier who went missing in fighting near the Cambodian border during the Vietnam War have been identified and returned to his family, the US Embassy in Phnom Penh said Friday.
Lyndon Johnson`s presidency has long been viewed in the shadow of the Vietnam War, a conflict that saw American soldiers die in jungles half a world away while anti-war demonstrators chanted in the streets back home.
The Supreme Court today directed
the Centre to examine the plea by a 72-year old ex-US Navy
officer, who had fought in the Vietnam war between 1964-1967,
for political asylum in India as he fears persecution in the