Tim Tan Huynh

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7 Jan 2016Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, by Reza Aslan, separates the man from the myth and examines the legend. Because of the ancient topic, the author has to be detective and historian in addition to bard. Read post

Srebrenica massacre

11 Jul 2015 — Today is the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre. Bosnian Serb forces systematically killed over 7,000 Bosnian Muslim males. The incident is viewed along sectarian lines and is still contentious in the region. Read post

VE Day

8 May 2015 — To celebrate Allied victory in Europe, I rank the movies that I've seen in which Nazis are the antagonists. Read post

Last Days in Vietnam

30 Apr 2015 — A high-profile documentary and somewhat-overshadowed anniversary has given me a chance to reflect on a historically and personally important event. Read post

The Berlin Wall

10 Nov 2014 — The Berlin Wall, the most imposing and iconic structure of the Cold War era, fell 25 years ago yesterday. For people who are old enough to remember, it serves as a reminder of how different the world had been compared to now. Read post