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Vietnam’s Defense Strategy: A Maritime-Oriented Continental Perspective

Vietnam’s Defense Strategy: A Maritime-Oriented Continental Perspective

By Nguyen The Phuong
At a time when Vietnam is increasingly looking to the sea, how can it balance a focus on its western continental frontiers and the eastern maritime domain?

Why Vietnam Needs to Reevaluate its Weapons Procurement Strategy

Why Vietnam Needs to Reevaluate its Weapons Procurement Strategy

By Khang Vu
Growing concerns over a Chinese-funded canal project in Cambodia underscore the need for a shift from maritime to continental security.
Land Before Water: Why Vietnam’s Grand Strategy is Fundamentally Continental

Land Before Water: Why Vietnam’s Grand Strategy is Fundamentally Continental

By Khang Vu
Despite limited past operations in littoral waters, the country's strategic attention has been overwhelmingly directed at land-based threats.

How Vietnam Can Balance Against China, on Land and at Sea

How Vietnam Can Balance Against China, on Land and at Sea

By Khang Vu
Vietnam’s proximity to China and lack of strategic depth limit its options in forming security partnerships with other great powers.

Why Vietnam Should Not Go Nuclear

Why Vietnam Should Not Go Nuclear

By Khang Vu
Pursuing a nuclear deterrent against Chinese aggression would undermine the country's international reputation and destabilize relations with Beijing.

US-Vietnam Relations in 2021: ‘Comprehensive,’ But Short of ‘Strategic’

US-Vietnam Relations in 2021: ‘Comprehensive,’ But Short of ‘Strategic’

By Hong Kong Nguyen and Pham Muoi Nguyen
Every step Vietnam takes toward the United States is accompanied by anxious glances in the direction of Beijing.

Vietnam’s New Defense White Paper in the Spotlight

Vietnam’s New Defense White Paper in the Spotlight

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The new document offers some insights into Vietnam’s defense thinking at a significant time in its foreign and security policy.
Defense Policy Exchange Spotlights Vietnam-Laos Military Cooperation

Defense Policy Exchange Spotlights Vietnam-Laos Military Cooperation

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A recent interaction spotlighted ongoing efforts by the two sides to make advances in their security collaboration.

Defense Dialogue Puts Vietnam-Italy Relations into Focus

Defense Dialogue Puts Vietnam-Italy Relations into Focus

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The recent iteration of the mechanism saw both sides seek to advance aspects of their security ties.

First Destroyer Visit Puts France-Vietnam Security Ties in the Headlines

First Destroyer Visit Puts France-Vietnam Security Ties in the Headlines

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the broader significance of a recent interaction between the two sides.

China-Vietnam Military Ties in the Headlines with Defense Ministers Meeting

China-Vietnam Military Ties in the Headlines with Defense Ministers Meeting

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The interaction highlighted the ongoing activity in the security realm between the two sides in spite of significant lingering differences.
Vietnam-EU Security Ties in Focus with Defense Visit

Vietnam-EU Security Ties in Focus with Defense Visit

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A recent interaction spotlighted some of the ongoing activity within the defense aspect of the relationship.

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