Vietnamese Victims of Agent Orange and U.S.-Vietnam Relations

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This report examines various estimates of the effects that the herbicide Agent Orange has had on Vietnam's people and environment, the history of U.S. policy on the issue, the current clean up efforts in Vietnam, the various forms of assistance -- including U.S. assistance -- provided to people with medical conditions associated with dioxin exposure, and the implications for bilateral relations. It concludes with a brief discussion of possible congressional responses to the issue.

Creator(s): Martin, Michael F.
Location(s): Vietnam
Creation Date: May 28, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Martin, Michael F.

Analyst in Asian Trade and Finance

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: May 28, 2009
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Vietnam
Description:

This report examines various estimates of the effects that the herbicide Agent Orange has had on Vietnam's people and environment, the history of U.S. policy on the issue, the current clean up efforts in Vietnam, the various forms of assistance -- including U.S. assistance -- provided to people with medical conditions associated with dioxin exposure, and the implications for bilateral relations. It concludes with a brief discussion of possible congressional responses to the issue.

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32 pages.

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