Student Anger Over the Vietnam War Erupted Into Violence in the ’60s − a Terrorism Expert Explores if the Same Could Happen Today

May 20, 2024


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Presented by The Conversation

Scenes from pro-Palestinian protests led by students at universities across the country have felt reminiscent of Vietnam War protests on college campuses, both being prompted by U.S. engagement in a foreign war. In this article for The Conversation, former senior U.S. government counterterrorism official and scholar of national security and terrorism Javed Ali draws parallels between the two and analyses the current tension between protestors and institutions over the war between Israel and Hamas.

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