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Is China’s Period of Strategic Opportunity Over?
May 28, 2016
Is China’s Period of Strategic Opportunity Over?
China's growing assertiveness reflects the fear that its period of strategic opportunity is drawing to a close.
Is China’s Period of Strategic Opportunity Over?
East Timor Hopes for ASEAN Membership by 2017
May 27, 2016
East Timor Hopes for ASEAN Membership by 2017
Admission into the regional grouping finally looks within reach for the country.
East Timor Hopes for ASEAN Membership by 2017
With Arms Embargo Lifted, What's On Vietnam's Shopping List?
May 27, 2016
With Arms Embargo Lifted, What's On Vietnam's Shopping List?
With the arms embargo finally lifted, what might Vietnam look to purchase?
With Arms Embargo Lifted, What's On Vietnam's Shopping List?
US-Vietnam Defense Relations: Problems and Prospects
May 27, 2016
US-Vietnam Defense Relations: Problems and Prospects
A closer look at what lies ahead for cooperation between Washington and Hanoi.
US-Vietnam Defense Relations: Problems and Prospects
The Potential Pitfalls of US-Vietnam Rapprochement
May 27, 2016
The Potential Pitfalls of US-Vietnam Rapprochement
Washington must carefully calibrate its approach to Vietnam to avoid inflaming regional tensions.
The Potential Pitfalls of US-Vietnam Rapprochement
Will Vietnam Buy F-16 Fighter Jets and US Sub Hunting Planes?
May 27, 2016
Will Vietnam Buy F-16 Fighter Jets and US Sub Hunting Planes?
With the lifting of the arms embargo, Vietnam is purportedly mulling the purchase of U.S. military aircraft.
Will Vietnam Buy F-16 Fighter Jets and US Sub Hunting Planes?
Obama in Vietnam, Modi in Iran: Geopolitical Consequences
May 26, 2016
Obama in Vietnam, Modi in Iran: Geopolitical Consequences
The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss two recent bilateral summits of note in the Asia-Pacific.
Obama in Vietnam, Modi in Iran: Geopolitical Consequences
Why Obama Blinked on Rights in Vietnam
May 26, 2016
Why Obama Blinked on Rights in Vietnam
The administration has rewarded one the region's least democratic regimes without much progress on rights to show for it.
Why Obama Blinked on Rights in Vietnam
China Wary as Obama Permits US Arms Sales to Vietnam
May 26, 2016
China Wary as Obama Permits US Arms Sales to Vietnam
The Chinese government had choice words for Obama after his recent trip to Vietnam.
China Wary as Obama Permits US Arms Sales to Vietnam
Prime Minister: Vietnam Won’t Pursue Military Buildup in the South China Sea
May 26, 2016
Prime Minister: Vietnam Won’t Pursue Military Buildup in the South China Sea
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said that Vietnam will not pursue a military buildup in the South China.
Prime Minister: Vietnam Won’t Pursue Military Buildup in the South China Sea
US Senator: US Navy Should Help Vietnam in South China Sea
May 26, 2016
US Senator: US Navy Should Help Vietnam in South China Sea
Senator John McCain is pushing for more cooperation on maritime security issues between the United States and Vietnam.
US Senator: US Navy Should Help Vietnam in South China Sea
China and the Mekong: The Floodgates of Power
May 25, 2016
China and the Mekong: The Floodgates of Power
China now has a chokehold on the Mekong River, the lifeline for the Indochina peninsula.
China and the Mekong: The Floodgates of Power
How to Create a United Southern Asia
May 25, 2016
How to Create a United Southern Asia
A blueprint for integrating BIMSTEC and ASEAN through a Southern Asian Multi-Sectoral Regional Agreement.
How to Create a United Southern Asia
Taiwan: Answering China’s ‘Test’
May 25, 2016
Taiwan: Answering China’s ‘Test’
Beijing complains that Tsai Ing-wen’s inaugural address was an “incomplete test answer.”
Taiwan: Answering China’s ‘Test’
Obama's Warm Welcome in Vietnam
May 24, 2016
Obama's Warm Welcome in Vietnam
Vietnamese people greet Obama with a frenzy, but the change they seek remains far-reached.
Obama's Warm Welcome in Vietnam
Why Does China Want to Control the South China Sea?
May 24, 2016
Why Does China Want to Control the South China Sea?
China's possible motives for trying to secure control over the South China Sea.
Why Does China Want to Control the South China Sea?
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