September 20, 2019
After a China-Vietnam Standoff, Expect a Turn to the US
By Christopher Sharman
Coercive Chinese tactics to settle South China Sea disputes serve as a catalyst for enhanced Vietnam-U.S. security cooperation.
March 23, 2018
Why March 2018 Was an Active Month in Vietnam's Balancing Against China in the South China Sea
By Derek Grossman
Hanoi was busy in March with proponents of a “peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific region.”
January 19, 2017
Vietnam’s Foreign Policy Balancing Act
By Nicholas Chapman
Vietnam's multidirectional foreign policy includes outreach to China, the United States, India, and Japan.
January 08, 2017
Why Vietnam Has Turned Its Strategic Attention to the Sea
By Robert Farley
Vietnam's strategic turn toward the South China Sea presents a series of challenges for the country's defense planners.
January 23, 2015
The Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam Race to South China Sea Defense Modernization
By Carl Thayer
Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam are all striving to bolster their maritime capabilities.