Why Vietnam’s Naval Bases Do Not Change the Dynamic of Vietnam-China Relations
By Khang Vu
While allowing foreign navies to call at its ports supports Vietnam's omnidirectional foreign policy, its relationship with China remains the most important variable.
US Aircraft Carrier to Visit Vietnam Amid South China Sea Tensions
By Sebastian Strangio
The six-day friendship visit by the USS Ronald Reagan comes a year after Vietnam canceled a similar planned exchange.
US-Vietnam Relations: Confronting the War Legacy Challenge
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Efforts at Agent Orange decontamination reinforce the work that continues to go into addressing old challenges even as both countries seek to maximize new opportunities.
China Dismissive of US Carrier Visit to Vietnam
By Steven Stashwick
Chinese narrative belies anxiety over increasing engagement in South China Sea.