SINGAPORE (Mar 11): My youth was dominated by the Cold War and the war in Vietnam. I read as widely as I could, trying to sift the truth from the propaganda, the unbalanced reporting and, at times, the outright lies being fed to the public by politicians from both sides. The media carried war-like language and the language of war was used by Russia, the US and the North and South Vietnamese governments.

Have a premium account? Sign in to continue reading.

Unlimited access to all stories from $99.9/year*

The latest reporting and analysis from business and investments to news and views on social issues.


  • Simultaneous logins across all devices
  • Instant access to past digital issues
  • Unlimited access to The Edge Malaysia
  • *For annual subscription plan only. T&Cs apply