From Enemies to Partners: Vietnam, the U.S. and Agent Orange
Le Ke Son is a medical doctor with a PhD in toxicology. He first directed the Agent Orange Victims Fund at the Vietnam Red Cross, and later led the Office of the National Steering Committee for the Overcoming of the Consequences of Toxic Chemicals used by USA in the War in Vietnam, and concurrently, vice director general of the Vietnam Environmental Administration and Vietnamese co-chair of the United States-Vietnam Joint Advisory Committee.
Charles R. Bailey is a public policy specialist with a PhD in agricultural economics. He was the Ford Foundation representative in Vietnam and headed the foundation’s Hanoi office from 1997 to 2007. He led the Ford Foundation’s initiative on Agent Orange/dioxin from before moving the project to the Aspen Institute in 2011.
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