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Abby Seiff

Abby Seiff is a writer with a decade of experience reporting and editing in Southeast Asia for publications like Time, the Mekong Review, Al Jazeera and more. From 2009 to 2013, she reported for the Cambodia Daily and Phnom Penh Post, covering the Khmer Rouge tribunal, among other topics. You can find her on Twitter @instupor or online at

Khmer Rouge guerilla accepts a gift of cigarettes from a waiting French official, May, 1975.

How the Vietnam War Shaped US Immigration Policy

The makings of our modern resettlement system can be traced back to the fallout of the Vietnam War, a cascade of international crises stoked by the U.S.