August 24, 2022
To Guarantee Its Survival, Vietnam Needs to Look West
By Khang Vu
The South China Sea matters to Vietnam’s economic development, but its land borders are the key to its long-term security.
November 19, 2021
Vietnam Needs to Bolster Its ‘Soft Balancing’ Against China
By Pham Ngoc Minh Trang
Vietnam’s statements on the South China Sea at international forums reveal a subtle, defensive strategy – one that hasn’t been enough thus far.
July 22, 2020
China’s Pressure Costs Vietnam $1 Billion in the South China Sea
By Bill Hayton
Vietnam is compensating international oil companies after cancelling their contracts in the dispute region over pressure from China.
November 15, 2019
Vietnam Needs to ‘Struggle’ More in the South China Sea
By Derek Grossman
Assessing Hanoi’s strategy after the Vanguard Bank standoff with China.
August 14, 2019
The South China Sea Island China Gave Away
By Zhen-Gang Ji
Bach Long Vi Island and its secret transfer from China to Vietnam.
May 26, 2016
US Senator: US Navy Should Help Vietnam in South China Sea
By Franz-Stefan Gady
Senator John McCain is pushing for more cooperation on maritime security issues between the United States and Vietnam.
October 07, 2015
The Japan-Vietnam Maritime Security Relationship
By Koh Swee Lean Collin
Can growing ties help Vietnam deal with its South China Sea disputes?
July 31, 2015
The Other Claimants: Vietnam and Philippines in the South China Sea
By Bill Hayton
Regional capitals try to secure their interests without starting a conflict.