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China and Vietnam: Thoughts From a Chinese Sojourner in Ho Chi Minh City
March 02, 2017
China and Vietnam: Thoughts From a Chinese Sojourner in Ho Chi Minh City
Different interpretations of history showcase hidden tensions in the China-Vietnam relationship.
China and Vietnam: Thoughts From a Chinese Sojourner in Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam's Energy Exports Could Help Rebuild Ties With China
February 28, 2017
Vietnam's Energy Exports Could Help Rebuild Ties With China
Can oil and gas diplomacy be Vietnam's strategic map to re-establish normal relations with China?
Vietnam's Energy Exports Could Help Rebuild Ties With China
The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War
February 23, 2017
The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War
Officially, both sides have tried to forget the bloody conflict. Unofficially, bitterness still runs deep.
The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War
The Resurgence of China-Vietnam Ties
January 25, 2017
The Resurgence of China-Vietnam Ties
A visit to Beijing by Vietnam's Communist Party chief underscored a major shift in Sino-Vietnamese bilateral relations.
The Resurgence of China-Vietnam Ties
Not So Lonely at the Top: Vietnam’s Next Step in Power Balancing
September 10, 2016
Not So Lonely at the Top: Vietnam’s Next Step in Power Balancing
With India, Hanoi has made another step in diversifying its foreign policy. But when do the returns start diminishing?
Not So Lonely at the Top: Vietnam’s Next Step in Power Balancing
China, Vietnam Hold Joint Drills
July 30, 2016
China, Vietnam Hold Joint Drills
Exercises said to build on law enforcement cooperation.
China, Vietnam Hold Joint Drills
The Social Media 'War' Over the South China Sea
July 16, 2016
The Social Media 'War' Over the South China Sea
Vietnamese, Chinese, and Filipinos spar online after the recent tribunal ruling on the South China Sea.
The Social Media 'War' Over the South China Sea
Stronger US-Vietnam Relations Are Not At China’s Expense
June 11, 2016
Stronger US-Vietnam Relations Are Not At China’s Expense
The recent boost in bilateral ties following Obama’s visit must be put into proper perspective.
Stronger US-Vietnam Relations Are Not At China’s Expense
Vietnam’s Evolving Role in US Asia Strategy
June 01, 2016
Vietnam’s Evolving Role in US Asia Strategy
From the Vietnam War to the South China Sea, Hanoi's position has changed dramatically.
Vietnam’s Evolving Role in US Asia Strategy
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
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
China and the US Court Vietnam
May 23, 2016
China and the US Court Vietnam
"Both the U.S. and Vietnam expect greater levels of military cooperation, to the chagrin of China."
China and the US Court Vietnam
How Low Oil Prices Hamstring Vietnam in the South China Sea Disputes
April 13, 2016
How Low Oil Prices Hamstring Vietnam in the South China Sea Disputes
To maintain its position in the South China Sea, Vietnam needs a strong Russia.
How Low Oil Prices Hamstring Vietnam in the South China Sea Disputes
Vietnam to China: Move Your Oil Rig out of the South China Sea
April 09, 2016
Vietnam to China: Move Your Oil Rig out of the South China Sea
China's HYSY 981 is once again operating near the Gulf of Tonkin, to Vietnam's dismay.
Vietnam to China: Move Your Oil Rig out of the South China Sea
Is China Interfering in Vietnam’s Politics With Its South China Sea Moves?
January 23, 2016
Is China Interfering in Vietnam’s Politics With Its South China Sea Moves?
Some say Beijing is trying to influence the outcome of the Communist Party congress in Vietnam.
Is China Interfering in Vietnam’s Politics With Its South China Sea Moves?
Who Will Lead Vietnam?
January 16, 2016
Who Will Lead Vietnam?
The country faces a particularly difficult choice.
Who Will Lead Vietnam?
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