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Vietnam-Philippines South China Sea Activity in Focus With Naval Exchange
November 16, 2018
Vietnam-Philippines South China Sea Activity in Focus With Naval Exchange
A recent interaction spotlighted an often-overlooked confidence-building mechanism between the two Southeast Asian states.
Vietnam-Philippines South China Sea Activity in Focus With Naval Exchange
Another First for Vietnam-Brunei Naval Ties
October 03, 2018
Another First for Vietnam-Brunei Naval Ties
The visit of a Brunei Navy vessel to Danang marked yet another first for that aspect of the bilateral relationship.
Another First for Vietnam-Brunei Naval Ties
What’s Behind the New Vietnam-France Defense Pact?
September 25, 2018
What’s Behind the New Vietnam-France Defense Pact?
A closer look at the significance of the new joint vision statement inked by the two sides.
What’s Behind the New Vietnam-France Defense Pact?
What’s Next for Vietnam-Philippines Defense Ties?
August 11, 2018
What’s Next for Vietnam-Philippines Defense Ties?
Hanoi and Manila continue to look for opportunities in the security realm in spite of the challenges for this aspect of their relationship.
What’s Next for Vietnam-Philippines Defense Ties?
What’s in Vietnam’s New Submarine Vessel?
June 14, 2018
What’s in Vietnam’s New Submarine Vessel?
Hanoi’s construction of a submarine rescue vessel deserves attention.  
What’s in Vietnam’s New Submarine Vessel?
India-Vietnam Defense Ties in the Spotlight With Naval Exercise
May 22, 2018
India-Vietnam Defense Ties in the Spotlight With Naval Exercise
Recent engagements confirm the uptick in activity in the defense realm.
India-Vietnam Defense Ties in the Spotlight With Naval Exercise
Indonesia-Vietnam Strategic Partnership: The Maritime Domain
April 18, 2018
Indonesia-Vietnam Strategic Partnership: The Maritime Domain
Both sides continue to look for ways to enhance opportunities and address challenges in the maritime realm of their bilateral ties.
Indonesia-Vietnam Strategic Partnership: The Maritime Domain
Why Vietnam's New Coast Guard Law Matters
April 14, 2018
Why Vietnam's New Coast Guard Law Matters
A law that would give Hanoi’s coast guard greater flexibility to operate needs to be understood within a broader context.
Why Vietnam's New Coast Guard Law Matters
Japan-Vietnam Defense Relations in the Indo-Pacific Spotlight
April 11, 2018
Japan-Vietnam Defense Relations in the Indo-Pacific Spotlight
A recent visit highlighted the security realm of the relationship that has broader regional strategic significance.
Japan-Vietnam Defense Relations in the Indo-Pacific Spotlight
Russia-Vietnam Military Ties in the Spotlight
April 05, 2018
Russia-Vietnam Military Ties in the Spotlight
The visit of Vietnam’s defense minister has once again put the focus on one of Vietnam’s traditional relationships.
Russia-Vietnam Military Ties in the Spotlight
What Does Mattis’ ASEAN Trip Say About Trump’s Asia Policy?
January 23, 2018
What Does Mattis’ ASEAN Trip Say About Trump’s Asia Policy?
Amid his stops in Indonesia and Vietnam, questions remain over the direction of the Trump administration's Asia policy.
What Does Mattis’ ASEAN Trip Say About Trump’s Asia Policy?
What’s Next for Vietnam-France Military Cooperation?
January 13, 2018
What’s Next for Vietnam-France Military Cooperation?
The second iteration of their defense dialogue this week put the focus on this area of ties.
What’s Next for Vietnam-France Military Cooperation?
Will China Scuttle ExxonMobil’s South China Sea Gas Project With Vietnam?
November 16, 2017
Will China Scuttle ExxonMobil’s South China Sea Gas Project With Vietnam?
A planned investment in the Blue Whale field could make the U.S. energy giant the next target of Chinese threats.
Will China Scuttle ExxonMobil’s South China Sea Gas Project With Vietnam?
China-Vietnam South China Sea Spat in the Spotlight
July 25, 2017
China-Vietnam South China Sea Spat in the Spotlight
Reports indicate Beijing’s coercive efforts continue even as it plays up a cooling down period in the South China Sea.
China-Vietnam South China Sea Spat in the Spotlight
US, Vietnam Kick Off First Naval Engagement Activity in Trump Era
July 06, 2017
US, Vietnam Kick Off First Naval Engagement Activity in Trump Era
Washington and Hanoi begin the 8th iteration of their NEA in the latest sign of a deepening defense relationship.
US, Vietnam Kick Off First Naval Engagement Activity in Trump Era
Why Vietnam-Philippines South China Sea Confidence-Building Matters
June 27, 2017
Why Vietnam-Philippines South China Sea Confidence-Building Matters
An interaction by Hanoi and Manila this week is an important reminder about the significance of intra-ASEAN collaboration even as disputes continue to summer.
Why Vietnam-Philippines South China Sea Confidence-Building Matters
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