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Lessons Learned From Vietnam's Dong Tam Standoff
April 24, 2017
Lessons Learned From Vietnam's Dong Tam Standoff
The agreement that ended the hostage crisis in Dong Tam could be a model for other local governments in Vietnam.
Lessons Learned From Vietnam's Dong Tam Standoff
Time for ASEAN to Take Human Rights Seriously
February 25, 2017
Time for ASEAN to Take Human Rights Seriously
To serve as a model regional organization, ASEAN can no longer ignore human rights violations.
Time for ASEAN to Take Human Rights Seriously
Asia-Pacific States Are Buying Arms at Record Post-Cold War Levels
February 22, 2017
Asia-Pacific States Are Buying Arms at Record Post-Cold War Levels
Asian states accounted for 43 percent of all global arms imports between 2012 and 2016.
Asia-Pacific States Are Buying Arms at Record Post-Cold War Levels
US Sanctions Against China Over the East and South China Seas: A Serious Proposal?
December 08, 2016
US Sanctions Against China Over the East and South China Seas: A Serious Proposal?
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio introduced a bill that would force U.S. sanctions against China over its maritime behavior.
US Sanctions Against China Over the East and South China Seas: A Serious Proposal?
ASEAN’s Mekong Potential the Focus in Vietnam Meeting
November 09, 2016
ASEAN’s Mekong Potential the Focus in Vietnam Meeting
The recent WEF-Mekong meeting in Hanoi was a useful reminder of the subregion’s significance.
ASEAN’s Mekong Potential the Focus in Vietnam Meeting
3 Chinese Navy Ships Visit Vietnam's Cam Ranh Bay
October 24, 2016
3 Chinese Navy Ships Visit Vietnam's Cam Ranh Bay
The visit is the first by the Chinese Navy since Vietnam opened the Cam Ranh international port facility.
3 Chinese Navy Ships Visit Vietnam's Cam Ranh Bay
Southeast Asia Still Has Weak Information Security Against Cyber Threats
October 12, 2016
Southeast Asia Still Has Weak Information Security Against Cyber Threats
With the huge increase in internet use, Southeast Asia is more prone to attacks from outside sources.
Southeast Asia Still Has Weak Information Security Against Cyber Threats
Why Did Vietnam’s <em>Thanh Nien News</em> Close Its English-Language Service?
September 22, 2016
Why Did Vietnam’s Thanh Nien News Close Its English-Language Service?
Thanh Nien was no propaganda tool, it was far too interesting for that and it will be missed.
Why Did Vietnam’s Thanh Nien News Close Its English-Language Service?
Eurasian Economic Union's First External FTA to Come into Force
September 21, 2016
Eurasian Economic Union's First External FTA to Come into Force
It's a little misleading, Vietnam started negotiating the agreement in 2013--before the EEU existed.
Eurasian Economic Union's First External FTA to Come into Force
The Changing Face of ASEAN
September 15, 2016
The Changing Face of ASEAN
Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam offer an unlikely breath of fresh air.
The Changing Face of ASEAN
How US Aerial Bombing During the Vietnam War Backfired
August 11, 2016
How US Aerial Bombing During the Vietnam War Backfired
U.S. aerial bombs did little to further overall strategic objectives.
How US Aerial Bombing During the Vietnam War Backfired
Ending Torture of Prisoners of Conscience in Vietnam
July 12, 2016
Ending Torture of Prisoners of Conscience in Vietnam
So much more needs to be done if ending torture in Vietnam is ever likely to become a reality.
Ending Torture of Prisoners of Conscience in Vietnam
Far From a Slam Dunk: Eyeing the Risks of the TPP for Vietnam
July 08, 2016
Far From a Slam Dunk: Eyeing the Risks of the TPP for Vietnam
It is questionable if the Trans-Pacific Partnership will be beneficial for Vietnam.
Far From a Slam Dunk: Eyeing the Risks of the TPP for Vietnam
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?
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
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