U.S. Politics

NAM original coverage and ethnic media articles on U.S. politics and policy and its impact on everyday lives. For more information on NAM's U.S. policy coverage, contact Andrew Lam at alam [at] newamericamedia [dot] org

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Political Parties Ignore API Vote at Their Peril

New America Media, News Analysis, Andrew Lam, Oct 22, 2014

In Orange County, California, home to Little Saigon and the largest Vietnamese American population outside of Vietnam, a whopping 19 Vietnamese American candidates are vying for 20 open seats this November. For the community, ethnic loyalties are helping to galvanize an electorate largely ignored by Republicans and Democrats alike. It’s a pattern playing out in API communities across the country.

A Year After US Troops Withdraw From Iraq, Fog of War Thickens

New America Media, Essay, Andrew Lam , Dec 11, 2012

Robert McNamara, former secretary of defense under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson and chief architect of the Vietnam War, once recalled his experience with Vietnam as a kind of fog. "What the fog of war means," he said, "is that war is so complex it's beyond the ability of the human mind to comprehend all the variables. Our judgment, our understanding are not adequate, and we kill people unnecessarily."

Occupy: A Movement That Didn't Satisfy

New America Media, Blog, Andrew Lam, Sep 19, 2012

From Arab Spring to Autumn Rage: The Dark Power of Social Media

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Sep 14, 2012

Setting the Record Straight on South Vietnam - A General Remembers

New America Media, Interview, Andrew Lam, May 02, 2012

Afghanistan Can't Wash Away Vietnam

New America Media, Video - Blog, Steven Chiem, May 30, 2011

Andrew Lam reads his essay, "Afghanistan Can't Wash Away Vietnam" from "New California Writing" - an anthology of writing about California and by Californian Writers.

Census 2010: Welcome to the Bay-Sian Area

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Mar 14, 2011

Former U.S. Soldier Told He Has No Country

New America Media, news report, Viji Sundaram, Mar 07, 2011

After spending nine years in the U.S. Army and being honorably discharged, Ramdeo Chankar Singh thought citizenship was in his grasp. Now, though, he faces deportation.

My Journey Home: A Film Screening & Reading of East Eats West by Andrew Lam

New America Media, Event, Andrew Lam, Jan 04, 2011

Liệu Việt Nam là đối trọng mới của Mỹ với Trung Quốc?

New America Media, News analysis, Thi Lam, Sep 03, 2010

LTS: Lâm Quang Thi là cựu Trung Tướng Quân Lực Việt Nam Cộng Ḥa và tác giả của quyển Hai Mươi Lăm Năm Thế Kỷ: Hồi kư của một Tướng Lănh Miền Nam từ Chiến Tranh Đông Dương đến Ngày Sàig̣n Sụp Đổ và gần đây, Hỏa Ngục An Lộc: Cuộc Xâm Lăng dịp Phục Sinh 1972 và Trận Chiến Cứu Việt Nam Cộng Ḥa. Nguyên văn Anh ngữ bài b́nh luận dưới đây của ông đă xuất hiện trên phần tin quốc tế của website New America Media ngày 8 tháng 9 năm 2010.

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