Vietnam War

When the US was fighting the war in Vietnam during the 1960s, although Australia and New Zealand sent troops to fight with them - the UK did not.

Denis Healey, Britain's Defence Minister at the time, talks to Witness about why his government was able to resist American invitations to join the war. He also gives his view on Tony Blair's decision to join the US in the invasion of Iraq.

10 minutes

Last on

Fri 5 Mar 2010 11:50 GMT

Cuban History Collection

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US

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