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Famed Vietnam General's Legacy Remains Divisive

On Friday, one of Vietnam’s most celebrated war commanders, General Vo Nguyen Giap, died in a military hospital at the age of 102. Despite the nationwide outpouring of grief and tributes, the general’s long career both during and after the war remains divisive, not least among Vietnam’s political activists.   The news of General Vo Nguyen Giap’s death broke on social media sites Friday evening and was quickly followed by varied reactions.   The general is credited with masterminding ...

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