Albert Santoli

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Albert Santoli is a decorated Vietnam veteran, author, national security expert, refugee and human rights advocate and founder of the Asia America Initiative,[1] best known for his book, Everything We Had: An Oral History of the Vietnam War. He served as a rifleman for the 25th Infantry Division in Dau Tieng.

National Security, Human Rights and Refugee Issues[edit]

Santoli is an expert on national security, international relations, human rights and refugee issues, especially regarding East, Central and Southeast Asia. He served as an adviser to key Members of the U.S. Congress, policymakers in Washington, D.C. and non-governmental organizations (NGO)s[2]

He has frequently been invited to testify and speak at the U.S. Congressional Forum on Laos, in the US Congress and Library of Congress about national security, human rights and refugee issues along with Members of the U.S. Congress, Philip Smith of the The Centre for Public Policy Analysis, T. Kumar, of Amnesty International, Bounthanh Rathigna, of the United League for Democracy in Laos, the US Commission on International Religious Freedom, the Lao Veterans of America, Inc., the Lao Human Rights Council and others.[3][4]

Santoli has written and spoken extensively on issues regarding the Philippines, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the Pathet Lao Marxist regime in Laos, Cambodia, the Kingdom of Thailand and other nations in Asia, including the People's Republic of China and Taiwan.[5]

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  1. ^ "Asia America Initiative - Our Board". Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Smith, Philip, Centre for Public Policy Analysis, Washington, D.C. (1 September 2013), http://www.centerforpublicpolicyanalysis.org
  3. ^ Center for Public Policy Analysis, Washington, D.C. (The Centre for Public Policy Analysis), (3 September 2013),"Lao Hmong Refugee Crisis" http://www.centerforpublicpolicyanalysis.org
  4. ^ Lao Veterans of America, Inc., Washington, D.C. (August 31, 2013), http://www.laoveteransofamerica.org
  5. ^ Smith, Philip, Centre for Public Policy Analysis, Washington, D.C. (1 September 2013), http://www.centerforpublicpolicyanalysis.org