September 27, 2019
Is Vietnam’s Trong Still Going Strong?
By David Hutt
The state of the president and communist party chief’s health could have major implications for Vietnamese politics.
October 23, 2018
Meet Vietnam's New President: The Communist Party Chief
By Cù Huy Ha Vu
A dual-hatted Nguyen Phu Trong provides renewed strength to the Vietnamese state.
August 03, 2017
Vietnam Kidnaps Corruption Suspect in Berlin
By Anton Tsvetov
Domestic politics flared up into an international dispute between Vietnam and Germany.
December 23, 2016
The Fault Lines in Vietnam's Next Political Struggle
By Zachary Abuza
Infighting ahead of the next mid-term Congress is already visible.
May 18, 2016
Amid Protests, Vietnamese Look to Obama's Visit
By Duyen Bui
Vietnam's people hope Obama will voice support for their calls to remedy an environmental disaster.
January 28, 2016
Vietnam’s Party Chief Nguyen Phu Trong Keeps His Post
By Shannon Tiezzi
After rumors of an intense leadership struggle, Vietnam's top leader will retain his post.
June 13, 2015
Vietnam Muddles China's South China Sea Challenge
By Shawn W. Crispin
Politics is hampering Hanoi's ability to respond.