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The Japan-Vietnam Maritime Security Relationship
October 07, 2015
The Japan-Vietnam Maritime Security Relationship
Can growing ties help Vietnam deal with its South China Sea disputes?
The Japan-Vietnam Maritime Security Relationship
A Tipping Point in the US-China-Vietnam Triangle
July 06, 2015
A Tipping Point in the US-China-Vietnam Triangle
A visit to Washington by Vietnam’s general secretary this week underscores a major shift.
A Tipping Point in the US-China-Vietnam Triangle
Beijing’s Fait Accompli in the South China Sea
April 16, 2015
Beijing’s Fait Accompli in the South China Sea
China is achieving its foreign policy objectives without firing a shot.
Beijing’s Fait Accompli in the South China Sea
Vietnam and Diplomatic Balancing
February 08, 2015
Vietnam and Diplomatic Balancing
Hanoi is having to walk a careful line in its relations with China and the U.S.
Vietnam and Diplomatic Balancing
Chinese Maritime Activism: Strategy Or Vagary?
December 18, 2014
Chinese Maritime Activism: Strategy Or Vagary?
A new study questions the conventional wisdom of a coordinated national strategy.
Chinese Maritime Activism: Strategy Or Vagary?
Vietnam Launches Legal Challenge Against China’s South China Sea Claims
December 12, 2014
Vietnam Launches Legal Challenge Against China’s South China Sea Claims
Vietnam lodges a submission at The Hague and rejects Chinese position paper on the South China Sea.
Vietnam Launches Legal Challenge Against China’s South China Sea Claims
The Political Significance of American Lethal Weapons to Vietnam
October 07, 2014
The Political Significance of American Lethal Weapons to Vietnam
The partial embargo removal sends a clear signal to South China Sea rivals.
The Political Significance of American Lethal Weapons to Vietnam
Vietnam’s Envoy to China Reinforces Communist Unity
September 05, 2014
Vietnam’s Envoy to China Reinforces Communist Unity
Vietnam’s Communist Party is concerned about its grip on power amid deteriorating regional relations.
Vietnam’s Envoy to China Reinforces Communist Unity
Learning From China’s Oil Rig Standoff With Vietnam
August 30, 2014
Learning From China’s Oil Rig Standoff With Vietnam
Understanding the motives behind Beijing’s provocation will help the US and its partners deal with future incidents.
Learning From China’s Oil Rig Standoff With Vietnam
Code of Conduct for South China Sea Unlikely, Yet ASEAN Made Progress
August 11, 2014
Code of Conduct for South China Sea Unlikely, Yet ASEAN Made Progress
All parties showed interest in conciliation, even if a COC was simply a prop to further dialogue.
Code of Conduct for South China Sea Unlikely, Yet ASEAN Made Progress
Strategic Trust, an Oil Rig and Vietnam’s Dilemma
July 17, 2014
Strategic Trust, an Oil Rig and Vietnam’s Dilemma
Vietnam is forced to decide between territorial integrity and its relationship with China.
Strategic Trust, an Oil Rig and Vietnam’s Dilemma
China’s Rig Departure Proves Nothing
July 16, 2014
China’s Rig Departure Proves Nothing
China has shown an ability to withstand regional pressure, and will likely return on its own terms.
China’s Rig Departure Proves Nothing
Government Narratives in Maritime Disputes
July 10, 2014
Government Narratives in Maritime Disputes
Malaysia and Vietnam show the role politicians can play in ratcheting up or down tensions.
Government Narratives in Maritime Disputes
EU in Asia: Between a Pivot and a Look East
July 03, 2014
EU in Asia: Between a Pivot and a Look East
The security architecture in Asia is changing rapidly, and the EU needs to respond.
EU in Asia: Between a Pivot and a Look East
China Lets Its Oil Rigs Do the Talking
June 29, 2014
China Lets Its Oil Rigs Do the Talking
A meeting with ASEAN has made little progress on resolving maritime disputes in the South China Sea.
China Lets Its Oil Rigs Do the Talking
China Moves Second Oil Rig Into Vietnam's Exclusive Economic Zone
June 20, 2014
China Moves Second Oil Rig Into Vietnam's Exclusive Economic Zone
China's Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) announced that a second oil rig will set up off Vietnam's coast.
China Moves Second Oil Rig Into Vietnam's Exclusive Economic Zone
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