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to give aid to Haiti, but not OK to criticise efforts in Iraq or Afghanistan, where we are destroying countries. This is an issue of political correctness. Movies critical of Iraq have not done well. In Platoon, I had a mix of dead stone killers and heroes which allowed me to attempt a reassessment of Vietnam. The film did show Vietnamese being killed and it did become a subject of discussion, yes. I was called a ‘baby killer’ and so forth, and people said that I should be tried for ‘baby killing’ and for ‘war crimes’. It was mentioned, but it was not the prominent

in The cinema of Oliver Stone