Brett S. Morris

Freelance Writer & Journalist

About

Brett S. MorrisBrett S. Morris is a freelance writer and journalist who studies US foreign policy. He is particularly interested in such topics as the current remilitarization of Japan, the “rise of China,” North/South Korean relations, the US “pivot” to Asia, the legacy of past conflicts such as the Vietnam War (especially the problems of unexploded ordnance in Laos and Agent Orange in Vietnam), and the Khmer Rouge.

Prior to becoming a freelance writer, he lived for three years in South Korea teaching English, and has traveled extensively throughout the region. His work has been featured in Vox, Jacobin and CounterPunch. In 2014, he published his first book, 21 Lies They Tell You About American Foreign Policy, which debunks common claims made to justify Washington’s imperial agenda.

All photographs on this site were taken by Brett S. Morris and are copyright (©).

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Agent Orange and unexploded bombs: America’s “human rights” record in Vietnam, Vox
Japan Should Devote Itself to Peace, Not Remilitarization, CounterPunch
Why is the United States Still Terrorizing Laos?, CounterPunch
Laos After the Bombs, Jacobin
What the United States Did to Vietnam, CounterPunch
Nixon and the Cambodian Genocide, Jacobin
Implement changes in system to benefit our planet’s future, Collegiate Times
Remembering other victims of tragedy, Collegiate Times
The American empire must ultimately come to an end, Collegiate Times
U.S. attack on the people of Iraq must come to an end, Collegiate Times
Fidel Castro resignation changes little for U.S. policy, Collegiate Times
Keep important issues in mind when voting in primaries, Collegiate Times
Bush administration should rethink environmental policies, Collegiate Times
2008 presidential election lacks alternative candidates, Collegiate Times
U.S. must end support for Israel, Collegiate Times
Television and the Internet used to exploit citizens, Collegiate Times
Public policy does not reflect general public interest, Collegiate Times
Listening to the Iraqi perspective, Collegiate Times
U.S. lets international terrorist go free, Collegiate Times
Bush should be tried for war crimes in the Middle East, Collegiate Times
U.S. is world’s leading terrorist, Collegiate Times
Democracy rising in South America, Collegiate Times
Reconciliation commission not enough, Collegiate Times
Americans need to demand action from the government, Collegiate Times
Bush administration has failed security test since 9/11, Collegiate Times

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