The Vietnam-Germany Strategic Partnership Takes Another Step Forward
By Hai Hong Nguyen
A growing congruence of interests has prompted the two nations to expand their strategic partnership into the realm of defense and security cooperation.
How a German Frigate in the South China Sea May Upend Beijing-Berlin Relations
By Larissa Stünkel and Marc Lanteigne
As Merkel’s lengthy term comes to an end, the frigate deployment may be the beginning of a sea change in Germany’s China approach.