PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World Obama visits Laos, pledges money to rid country of Vietnam-era bombs Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/660839/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend During the US dropped more than two million tons of bombs on Laos. Now, President Obama is pledging assistance to rid the country of unexploded — but still dangerous — ordnance.