August 26, 2021
Harris Says She Urged Vietnam to Free Political Dissidents
By Alexandra Jaffe
Harris said she spoke with Vietnamese leaders in particular about the release of political dissidents.
August 21, 2021
Will Vietnam Be America’s Next Strategic Partner?
By Alexander L. Vuving
The momentum is now set for the two countries to announce their long overdue strategic partnership the next time their top leaders meet in person.
May 21, 2021
China and the US: Who Has More Influence in Vietnam?
By Mengzhen Xia and Dingding Chen
According to the latest Asian Barometer Survey, China has more influence – but a less positive image – in Vietnam compared to United States.
December 17, 2020
US Government Officially Labels Vietnam a Currency Manipulator
By Sebastian Strangio
The unprecedented designation threatens to generate frictions with an important U.S. partner in Southeast Asia.
August 05, 2020
What Does Vietnam Think About America’s Indo-Pacific Strategy?
By Derek Grossman
The South China Sea is where the rubber meets the road for U.S.-Vietnam security ties, and in this regard, Hanoi has gone as far as it is comfortable.
July 15, 2020
Will We See a US-Vietnam Strategic Partnership?
By Bich T. Tran
Common concerns over China’s have brought the United States and Vietnam together, but there are frictions, too.
May 06, 2020
Will Vietnam Lease Cam Ranh Bay to the United States?
By Carl Thayer
Is there any meat to the rumors that Vietnam would lease Cam Ranh Bay to the United States?
April 10, 2020
South China Sea: What’s Behind China-Vietnam Tensions Amid COVID–19?
By Ankit Panda
Is China’s South China Sea behavior changing amid the pandemic or continuing as usual?
March 27, 2020
Beyond Port Visits, US-Vietnam Relations Can Go Further
By Matthew Dalton
There is ample room to expand the burgeoning U.S.-Vietnam relationship.
March 11, 2020
Even Coronavirus Couldn’t Stop the 2nd US Carrier Visit to Vietnam
By Christopher Sharman
Mutual willingness to proceed with the visit indicates that the trust between Washington and Hanoi has reached a new level.
September 26, 2019
Victims Left Behind in US Agent Orange Cleanup Efforts
By Sonya Schoenberger
Vietnamese victims have yet to receive compensation – and many live in desperate poverty.
August 16, 2019
The Next Battleground in Trump’s Trade War: Vietnam
By Alexander Hitch
Vietnam is likely the Trump administration’s next trade target. But the calculus differs in key ways from China.