Resources for Arnold R. Isaacs

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Post-Soviet Blues: Georgian Sketches

Arnold R. Isaacs made several trips to Georgia between 2000 and 2005.  This is his detailed account of the trauma suffered there as a result of Soviet rule and the attempts being made to return the country to normalcy.

Leaving Saigon

Thirty years since April '75—good grief. It seems almost too trite to say, but it doesn't seem that it could possibly have been that long ago. Every April reminds me of the end of the Vietnam war, this one more than most, not just because of the round number but because of an encounter with the past that I had just a couple of weeks before the actual anniversary. The following ruminations are longer than I intended, but here they are anyway.