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War of the Dragons: Why North Korea Does Not Trust China
September 29, 2017
War of the Dragons: Why North Korea Does Not Trust China
The legacy of the Sino-Vietnamese War continues to cast a shadow on China-North Korea relations.
War of the Dragons: Why North Korea Does Not Trust China
Nixed China-Vietnam Meeting Highlights Illusion of South China Sea Calm
June 22, 2017
Nixed China-Vietnam Meeting Highlights Illusion of South China Sea Calm
Incident is a warning that despite attempts to downplay the flashpoint, tensions could quickly escalate.
Nixed China-Vietnam Meeting Highlights Illusion of South China Sea Calm
Will Vietnam File a South China Sea Case Against China?
August 03, 2016
Will Vietnam File a South China Sea Case Against China?
Hanoi may yet take Beijing to court.
Will Vietnam File a South China Sea Case Against China?
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
Why Vietnam Loves the Trans-Pacific Partnership
March 16, 2016
Why Vietnam Loves the Trans-Pacific Partnership
In China's shadow, Hanoi is biting on the trade pact and swallowing its bitter past with the United States.
Why Vietnam Loves the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Vietnam Should Not Abandon Non-Alignment in its Foreign Policy
February 03, 2016
Vietnam Should Not Abandon Non-Alignment in its Foreign Policy
Calls for Hanoi to shift its approach are unrealistic and problematic.
Vietnam Should Not Abandon Non-Alignment in its Foreign Policy
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?
China's Xi Misses the Mark on Vietnam Visit
November 06, 2015
China's Xi Misses the Mark on Vietnam Visit
The limits of the president's well-timed trip to restore Beijing's position.
China's Xi Misses the Mark on Vietnam Visit
Vietnam Between China and the United States: The Next Balancing Test Beckons
October 16, 2015
Vietnam Between China and the United States: The Next Balancing Test Beckons
Upcoming visits next month by US and Chinese leaders will test Hanoi’s balancing skills.
Vietnam Between China and the United States: The Next Balancing Test Beckons
Right and Wrong on the South China Sea
June 22, 2015
Right and Wrong on the South China Sea
“Right and wrong” is not as important as the obligation of states to the peaceful settlement of disputes.
Right and Wrong on the South China Sea
Vietnam Muddles China's South China Sea Challenge
June 13, 2015
Vietnam Muddles China's South China Sea Challenge
Politics is hampering Hanoi's ability to respond.
Vietnam Muddles China's South China Sea Challenge
Vietnam Buys Deadly New Missiles Capable of Hitting China
April 30, 2015
Vietnam Buys Deadly New Missiles Capable of Hitting China
Hanoi is the first Southeast Asian nation arming its submarines with land attack cruise missiles.
Vietnam Buys Deadly New Missiles Capable of Hitting China
After HYSY-981: A US-Vietnam Alliance?
July 22, 2014
After HYSY-981: A US-Vietnam Alliance?
A U.S.-Vietnam alliance might be closer to reality now more than ever.
After HYSY-981: A US-Vietnam Alliance?
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