ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 10: Veterans of the United States' secret Lao Theater, including Lt. Nyia Cheng Moua (R) of Stockton, California, prepare for a memorial and wreath-laying ceremony at the plaque dedicated to the U.S. Secret Army in the Kingdom of Laos in Arlington National Cemetery May 10, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. Supported by the United States and the Central Intelligence Agency from 1961 to 1973, the secret army of Hmong and Lao combat soldiers fought in the jungles of Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.
One day they will come out and apologize for all the things that happen in Guantanamo, like they did to the Native Americans, about slavery and the Vietnam War ... But I think they have to do this now. It’s long overdue.
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