October 02, 2018
What’s Next for the Presidency in Vietnam?
By Luke Hunt
The death of a president has raised wider questions about the role in addition to a focus on his legacy.
May 15, 2018
The Beginning of a Political Doi Moi? Takeaways From the VCP’s Seventh Plenum
By Nicholas Chapman
The Vietnam Communist Party steps up efforts to reform its inner workings.
April 03, 2018
Ahead of Drills in South China Sea, Chinese Foreign Minister Visits Vietnam
By Charlotte Gao
China and Vietnam agree to “cautiously handle maritime issues.”
March 02, 2018
Why the Vietnam President’s India Visit Matters for Security Ties
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The weekend trip attests to the logic of increased security cooperation between the two major Asian players.
January 10, 2018
The Truth About Vietnam’s New Military Cyber Unit
By Nguyen The Phuong
Task Force 47 needs to be understood as part of the regime’s broader cyber challenges and the limited options it perceives that it has.
May 31, 2016
Obama’s Visit to Vietnam: A Turning Point?
By Carl Thayer
The visit did result in the lifting of the arms embargo, but the context is far wider.
May 26, 2016
Why Obama Blinked on Rights in Vietnam
By Shawn W. Crispin
The administration has rewarded one the region's least democratic regimes without much progress on rights to show for it.
April 06, 2016
Who Is Vietnam’s New President?
By Rui Hao Puah
Tran Dai Quang has been sworn in, marking Vietnam's latest high-level political change.
April 10, 2015
A Breakthrough in US-Vietnam Relations
By Alexander L. Vuving
A recent visit embodies the astonishing change in bilateral relations.